Wednesday 18 May 2022

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Society | Health

Drug abuse on rise among Goa's school children

Substance abuse, which is largely associated with adults, has now trickled down to teenagers with a growing number of school children getting addicted to various narcotics in Goa, according to an NGO working in the ... READ

Patients on the floor: Human Rights Commission summons GMC

Goa Human Rights Commission has summoned the health secretary and Dean of Goa Medical College to explain why patients are made to sleep on the floor at GMC hospital. READ

Watch a drama; help the terminally ill patients

Dilasa (Solace), a noble cause which requires your attention since it could happen in any house. A solace for terminally ill patients, for peaceful death. READ

Big relief! Goa didn't report single Mother-to-Child HIV

Not a single case of mother-to-child HIV transmission has been reported during the last year in Goa, as compared to the national average of five per cent, a senior official said today. READ

Dead bodies fight for space in Goa, 70 bodies lying unclaimed

Total 70 dead bodies, including 33 foreigners, are lying unclaimed in the morgues of Goa while almost 163 cabinets are not in a working condition. READ

Govt central lab finds Goa samples of Maggi noodles safe

In a major boost to Nestle India, FSSAI-approved laboratory of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) has found Maggi noodles to be in compliance with the country's food safety standards. READ

Goa Govt asks local Nestle unit to recall all Maggi noodles

The Food and Drugs Administration in Goa has asked Nestle company to recall all the stock of Maggi noodles from 709 outlets across the state by this evening, which would be destroyed in presence of ... READ

Unlike rest of India, Maggi gets clean chit in Goa

Amid row over alleged violation of safety norms by Nestle in manufacturing of Maggi noodles, the samples of the fast food in Goa have not shown any traces of the flavour enhancer MSG and lead, ... READ

Let states decide, no country-wide beef ban: Amit

BJP today ruled out a country-wide ban on beef, saying it is for the states to take a decision on it keeping in mind the "sentiments of the people". READ

TIME lists Goa's Dr Vikram among 100 in the World

Goa based psychiatrist Dr Vikram Patel who is also a Professor of International Mental Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, has made it to the TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people ... READ