Leprosy

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Name: Leprosy
First reported 54 mins ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 1 reports

Neelankarai cop does charity work

This policeman sets aside time towards charity work. M.S. Bhaskar, Inspector of Police at Neelankarai Police Station, has been touched by these words of Ronald Regan: "We can't help every one but every one can help someone." And, he has been acting on ... [Published The Hindu - 54 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

WTF Friday: Who Are You?

Now that the brave men and women of the Texas Military Forces are on their way to the border (or will be in 30 to 45 days, time, weather and logistics permitting) we can start to address the core causes of the problem. Why are migrants coming here? Who ... [Published Texas Observer - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

State striving for leprosy eradication

Sanjoy RayGUWAHATI, July 25 – Assam is set for a major transformation vis-à-vis leprosy eradication as it plans to perform a record number of reconstructive surgeries in the current financial year, even as three of its districts, including Dibrugarh, ... [Published Assam Tribune - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Top Irish inventions that changed the world (IrishCentral)

26/6/2007. Parade in honour of Liutenant General Jim Sreenan. Troops from throughout the Defence Forces are pictured in McKee Barracks at the Stand Down Parade in honour of the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, Liutenant General Jim Sreenan, on the ... [Published Irish Central - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Leprosy, still claiming victims

Jose Ramirez and his daughter, Erika, spent seven years in an adult leprosarium before being cured and now gives talks around the world to help eradicate a profound public ignorance about the condition which he says contributes to many survivors’ shame ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

RH Line calls printed July 25, 2014

Road repairs"Just another day taking the County Road 11-C detour, wasting time and gas to get back and forth to work. Wouldn't be surprised if the Golden Gate Bridge took less time to build. I don't understand why the county hasn't fired the contractor ... [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Armadillos becoming a more common sight in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -Armadillos are invading the metro. Ten years ago an armadillo sighting in the Kansas City area was very rare, but now it's becoming a more common sight.There are vaults worth of videos on YouTube of armadillos in Missouri, but ... [Published KCTV 5 - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Emperor, empress end 3-day visit to Miyagi

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Thursday visited the port of Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, the last stop of their three-day tour of the tsunami-hit region.The imperial couple inspected the rebuilt fish market and spoke to fishermen and market workers ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Christians must tackle the world's biggest disease

This website is best viewed with CSS and JavaScript enabled, alternatively you can use the low bandwidth version.24 July 2014 11:25AM0 CommentsMother Teresa said, 'The biggest disease today isn't leprosy or cancer. It's the feeling of being uncared for, ... [Published Anglican Communion News Service - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

State issues GR to curb tobacco consumption

The GR stated that despite having a ban on smoking or chewing tobacco in public spaces, the practice has not been curbed in the state.In a move to curb tobacco consumption and prevent tobacco spitting, the state government issued a government resolution ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Tea Party Lawmaker Slammed at Texas Town Hall For Advocating Compassion for Immigrants

Texas State Rep. David Simpson (R), a Tea Party favorite, was slammed last night at a town hall in Austin, Tx., after advocating compassion for undocumented immigrants.Speaking at a local Baptist church, Simpson told 160 people about the abuse and sexual ... [Published Opposing Views - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Global Outreach: Delphian School Senior Travels to Leprosy Colony

This past spring Delphian School graduating senior, Natasha Ortega, traveled to India with the intentions to tutor children between the ages of four and fourteen in reading and writing, English, math and grammar."I went out to India, first because I needed ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Leprosy, India, Acquisition

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...The nippy song filmed on Rajam (voice T V Ratnam), 'Aalai aalai paarkirar,' was a straight lift from the 1952 film Poonam ( "Jhumhe jhumhe' sung by Lata Mangeshkar)."
"If I am able do all this now, I should thank my senior officials who have given me a free hand. We have frequent orientation programmes which insist that we should also have a humanitarian approach while fulfilling our duty" he adds. Whenever he comes across men in an inebriated state, he along with his team counsels them on the ill-effects of consuming alcohol and how the...
"Just another day taking the County Road 11-C detour, wasting time and gas to get backback and forth to work. Wouldn't be surprised if the Golden Gate Bridge took less time to build. I don't understand why the county hasn't fired the contractor yet."
"Even as a kid, I can remember not seeing any. Then I'd see one in southwest Missouri and now I'm starting to see them around here" said Jeremy Soucy with the Missouri Department of Conservation

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Health Department to strengthen Safe Kerala drive [Published The Hindu - 6 hours ago]
WTF Friday: Who Are You? [Published Texas Observer - 17 hours ago]
State striving for leprosy eradication [Published Assam Tribune - 18 hours ago]
Top Irish inventions that changed the world (Ir... [Published Irish Central - 19 hours ago]
Comments about Simpson town hall, meth bust [Published News-Journal - Jul 25 2014]
Leprosy, still claiming victims [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 25 2014]
RH Line calls printed July 25, 2014 [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - Jul 25 2014]
Armadillos becoming a more common sight in Kans... [Published KCTV 5 - Jul 25 2014]
Emperor, empress end 3-day visit to Miyagi [Published Japan Today - Jul 25 2014]
Marrying the road [Published DNA India - Jul 25 2014]
Border politics: No disease outbreak found in R... [Published KVUE News Online - Jul 25 2014]
Christians must tackle the world's biggest disease [Published Anglican Communion News Service - Jul 24 2014]
State issues GR to curb tobacco consumption [Published Indian Express - Jul 24 2014]
Tea Party Lawmaker Slammed at Texas Town Hall F... [Published Opposing Views - Jul 24 2014]
WATCH: Woman Yells At Texas Tea Partier Who Urg... [Published Talking Points Memo - Jul 24 2014]
Calgary flood response leader and environmental... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Shades Of The Middle Ages: The Plague Popped Up... [Published WNYC - Jul 24 2014]
Editorial: Some just don’t want to hear the tru... [Published News-Journal - Jul 24 2014]
CAMTech India's “Jugaad-a-thon” spurs promising... [Published PharmaBiz - Jul 24 2014]
Twelve Tuberculosis drug convicted for abscondi... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 24 2014]
Global Outreach: Delphian School Senior Travels... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Why More Armadillos are Showing Up in Missouri [Published OzarksFirst.com - Jul 24 2014]
You can’t spit on this new rule [Published DNA India - Jul 24 2014]
US ARMY MEDICAL DOCTOR WARNS OF LOOMING PANDEMIC [Published Bluffton Today - Jul 24 2014]
Tea Party town hall erupts as Texas state Rep u... [Published Raw Story - Jul 23 2014]
A Pope and an Atheist Sit Down for a Chat [Published Huffington Post - Jul 23 2014]
Message to Simpson on border crisis: ‘Constitue... [Published KETKNBC - Jul 23 2014]
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DC Appeals Court F*cks Obamacare, Right In The Ear [Published Wonkette - Jul 22 2014]
Congratulations, wingnuts! One of those longshot legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act finally found a sympathetic venue! The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that, thanks to a technicality in the way the law is written, subsidies ...
Solomon Islands: Ministry of Health refutes cla... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: Government of Solomon IslandsCountry: Solomon Islands Since January this year there have been 24 notified cases of leprosy in Solomon Islands as part of the routine surveillance of the disease in the country. The Ministry of Health and Medical ...
Leprosy: suffering in silence [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 19 2014]
The Mayanchaung Centre in Rangoon’s Helgu Township houses around 1,600 people, 140 of who suffer from leprosy — a disease that leaves its sufferers stigmatised by society. The centre was established in 1989 to house patients from the nearby Htauk Kyant ...
Thalidomide, Bound to Its Target [Published In the Pipeline - Jul 18 2014]
There's a new report in the literature on the mechanism of thalidomide , so I thought I'd spend some time talking about the compound. Just mentioning the name to anyone familiar with its history is enough to bring on a shiver. The compound, administered ...
Good timing [Published Firedoglake - Jul 15 2014]
The eternal face-palm via tarabrown at flickr.com So, a holy crap, really?! moment : Speaking to Italy’s La Repubblica daily, Francis also condemned child sex abuse as a “leprosy” in the Church and cited his aides as saying that “the level of paedophilia ...
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A Public Health Crisis at the Border [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 03 2014]
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