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Nearly 50 students fall ill after consuming iron tablets

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 13:45

Nearly 50 students of a primary school in Ading village were taken ill after being given iron tablets under a newly-launched government scheme to combat anaemia.

Over 100 more fall ill in Haryana after consuming iron pills

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 23:59

Over 100 more children were taken ill in two districts of Haryana after they consumed iron and folic acid tablets being provided at government schools under a national scheme to combat anaemia.

Sourav Ganguly fulfils wish of 10-year-old boy

Last Updated: Saturday, June 30, 2012, 19:12

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Saturday spent time with a 10-year-old boy from Dhanbad who is suffering from aplastic anaemia, a disorder in which the bone marrow fails to make enough blood cells.

Anaemia control programme in Haryana schools

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 15:05

Under the programme, students -- both girls and boys -- of class VI to XII will be given Iron Folic Acid (IFA) tablets.

Andhra nutrition policy to prevent low birth weight infants

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 13:07

The Women Development and Child Welfare Department in the state is working on a `Nutrition Policy` to address the issue.

Aus, India to jointly develop new strains of bananas

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 15:11

Australia`s Queensland University of Technology has inked an agreement with India`s Department of Biotechnology for developing new strains of bananas that will help counter iron-deficiency anaemia in India.

Govt evolves programme to tackle anaemia

Last Updated: Friday, December 23, 2011, 16:52

To tackle the problem of anaemia, government will launch a programme under which the supplements will be provided to nearly 12 crore adolescents.

School students to be screened for sickle cell anaemia

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 06, 2011, 15:20

Chhattisgarh Wednesday said it would screen school students and their mothers for sickle cell anaemia in a bid to check the increasing incidence of the disease in the state.

Hospital says can`t treat boy suffering from aplastic anaemia

Last Updated: Friday, November 12, 2010, 16:07

Doctors at a government hospital have expressed inability to treat a 14-year-old Kanpur boy suffering from aplastic anaemia, whose parents had approached court seeking permission to sell off their kidneys to fund his treatment.

Mobile clinic for sickle cell anaemia patients

Last Updated: Thursday, June 17, 2010, 16:24

Chhattisgarh Government is starting a mobile clinic for sickle cell anaemia patients in the state, official sources said Thursday.