Eight dead, hundreds ill from `tainted water` in Philippines

Health officials are testing for cholera and other diseases after eight people died and hundreds more fell ill in a remote area in the Philippines, possibly from contaminated water, authorities said Wednesday.

Focus on mission to save girl child: Raj Minister

Rajasthan govt asked health officials to focus on a mission to save girl child and initiate steps to improve the child sex ratio in the state.

13 more die due to encephalitis; toll 238

With encephalitis claiming 13 more lives, the death toll due to the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh has mounted to 238 this year.

HC issues contempt notice to top health officials

Chhattisgarh High Court has issued contempt-of-court notice to state Health Secretary and Director, Health Services, for not complying with an order in
a case related to non-payment of a person`s retirement dues.