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CPI (M) concern over non-implementation Disabilities Act

India Disability News - Sat, 21/04/2018 - 16:37
The ongoing 22nd Congress of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday expressed its serious concern over the non-implementation of various provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The disabled population in the country has ...

Disability not a hurdle for this officer passing out from National Academy of Direct Taxes

India Disability News - Fri, 20/04/2018 - 23:35
Instead of myself, I would rather say how one can overcome any kind of disability,” he said. “Any person needs three factors to deal with a disability. First is the human factor, which means support from the family and friends, followed by use of ...

Disability not a hurdle for this officer passing out from NADT

India Disability News - Fri, 20/04/2018 - 22:35
Instead of myself, I would rather say how one can overcome any kind of disability,” he said. “Any person needs three factors to deal with a disability. First is the human factor, which means support from the family and friends, followed by use of ...

Rajinder Sachar: Activist behind Sachar Committee report that highlighted condition of India’s Muslims

India Disability News - Fri, 20/04/2018 - 07:07
Sachar was a prominent activist for human rights and had formulated the report on the social, economic and educational condition of Muslims in India, widely known as the Sachar Committee report. The report highlighted a range of disabilities faced by the ...

American College of Surgeons Advocates for a Consensus Strategy to Prevent Injury, Disability, and Death from Firearms

India Disability News - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 15:46
"To reduce death and disability associated with firearm injuries, we have to think about the strategies that cover the entire spectrum of violence-related events: how firearms are stored in the home, recognition that people who are at risk of self-harm or ...

India, China account for over half of global deaths due to air pollution: Report

India Disability News - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 10:59
For example, among those of 70 years of age or older, PM2.5-attributable ischemic heart disease alone accounted for 16.2% of life years lost due to disease or what medical experts call disability adjusted life years (DALYs) in China, 17.8% in India and ...

India, China account for over half of global deaths due to air pollution

India Disability News - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 00:54
For example, among those of 70 years of age or older, PM2.5-attributable ischemic heart disease alone accounted for 16.2% of life years lost due to disease or what medical experts call disability adjusted life years (DALYs) in China, 17.8% in India and ...

‘Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (GITC), 2018’ to be held in New...

India Disability News - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 00:53
Awards will be given to the most successful candidates from different categories of event.This competition is expected to enrich further the IT skills of Youth with Disabilities further and help them emerge as future leaders. India is co-hosting the event ...

India will not tolerate those who export terror: PM on surgical strikes

India Disability News - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 16:17
Answering a question on the surgical strikes from a member of the audience who had speech disability, the prime minister said, "Those who like exporting terror, I want to tell them that India has changed and their antics will not be tolerated. "We believe ...

IIT-Delhi's Open House will provide solution from pollution to disability

India Disability News - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 07:52
He said this could be achieved by inter-disciplinary research. “We are having a tie-up with All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, under which engineers will work with doctors to develop technology solutions in the field of medicine,” he said.

Cities must not isolate those with disabilities

India Disability News - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 06:24
However, the needs of people with disabilities are rarely ever considered. According to the 2011 census, Maharashtra is among the states with a high number of disabled people — 11.05% of the total population of India and almost 35% of them are working.

Diabetes is India's fastest growing disease: 72 million cases recorded in 2017, figure expected to nearly double by 2025

India Disability News - Tue, 17/04/2018 - 16:57
These states are also amongst India’s richest. Here, it is not tuberculosis or diarrhoeal diseases that are the leading causes of disability or loss of life but cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and cholesterol. The surge in diabetes is linked ...

World Haemophilia Day: Replacement therapy at young age can avert disability among patients

India Disability News - Tue, 17/04/2018 - 07:19
On April 17, World Haemophilia Day, let us pledge to work towards making haemophilia in India disability free. By Dr Naresh Gupta Once considered as a 'royal' disease because of its association with the family of Queen Victoria, haemophilia is a blood ...

Rs 1 lakh SC fine for plea on settled soldier disability case

India Disability News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 18:56
The MoD, however, challenged the order. “This is unnecessarily adding to the burden of the justice delivery systems for which the Union of India must take full responsibility,” a Division Bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta held ...

5 Months After Thalassemia Major Medico Moved SC, MCI Amends Regulation For PG Courses To Bring It In Sync With Disability Act, 2016

India Disability News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 12:19
Five months after a medico suffering from thalassemia major moved the Supreme Court for want of a disability certificate for quota in admission to postgraduate course, the Medical Council of India has amended its “Postgraduate Medical Education ...

85% Disability Could Not Stop This Brave And Talented Woman From Pursuing Her Passion

India Disability News - Thu, 12/04/2018 - 06:30
It takes a lot of courage, will and determination to pursue what you are truly passionate about. It gets even more complicated for people with disabilities, or so we think. Meet Fatemah Hamami, who is breaking this stereotypes one painting at a time.

‘Disability not a taboo, talk about it’

India Disability News - Mon, 09/04/2018 - 22:29
Talk about things that are considered taboo. Disability is not an ailment, it is quite normal. And normalcy is subjective...but talk about it, let the world know that India needs to be accessible. You need to talk about and demand the change that you want.

Challenges and opportunities for rare diseases in India : Prasanna Kumar B Shirol

India Disability News - Sun, 08/04/2018 - 03:46
A genetic and health non-discrimination policy should be strictly enforced in our society at all levels including educational institutions, employment and public facilities to accommodate disabilities of patients with rare diseases. Government of India ...

Impeachment Circus: CJI will have last laugh

India Disability News - Sat, 07/04/2018 - 15:11
No institution in India seems safe in the hands of our unscrupulous politicians ... A judge can be impeached by the Parliament if he is unfit to hold office due to medical disability or misuses his authority to profit his cronies and family members.

Models with 15 different disabilities walk the ramp

India Disability News - Sat, 07/04/2018 - 09:38
The capital of Iran hosted its first-ever disabled fashion show, where 50 models with 15 different disabilities were given the chance to walk the ramp. The clothes were designed specially to meet their specific needs. The models had a gala time taking part ...

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