India Disability News

Delhi University student admission row: Disability groups demand action

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 19:33
The national associations have requested the DGHS to take action against the disability re-certification carried out ... set up by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Vikas C Goyal, President of the H...

After 300 million aborted in 47 years, India still looks to increase abortions

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 14:53
For preborn babies with disabilities, there would be no limit, and abortions could be committed up to birth. If this effort is passed, India will soon surpass China in the slaughter of massive numbers ...

Don’t refer to children with autism as ‘retarded’: Activists

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 16:45
The incorrect definition in the disability certificate adds insult to injury ... For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Disability no bar for these students

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:49
Six differently abled students from Himachal Pradesh University crack the National Eligibility Test (NET) For Jasveer Singh, a Political Science student, his partial blindness could not come in the wa...

‘Never let my visual impairment stop me’

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:48
a pan disability conference staged by Barrier Break. He was a volunteer for Antarchakshu, an annual sensitization workshop organised by XRCVC and Confluence, a signature Diversity and Inclusion event ...

Sanofi launches multiple sclerosis drug, Aubagio in India

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 07:18
Commenting on the launch, N Rajaram, managing director, Sanofi India said, “There are around two lakh people ... delaying the progression of physical disability and, arresting further decrease in brai...

India -Luxury tax on wheelchair parts like ‘penalizing disability’, say activists

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 06:40
When 99% of India is inaccessible and unfriendly towards people with disabilities, where is the logic in taxing disability as a luxury? That is the question being asked by wheelchair users and disabil...

39 riders with disabilities to cycle through Himalayas

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 18:34
“Our mission is to make people with disability earn respect through sports,” said Aditya Mehta, who himself has an artificial limb and is cycling along the riders. The target is to get 100-plus medals ...

WHO Hails Swachh Bharat Mission, Says Over 3 Lakh Lives Can Be Saved If India Achieves 100% Result

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 08:53
“India’s accelerated coverage of safe sanitation services, and its determination to end open defecation, will have a substantial effect on the burden of diarrheal disease and PEM by reducing mortality ...

India’s female workforce participation stands at 24%; motherhood, gender inequality in household work to blame

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:56
India’s low female workforce participation rate ... Note: ‘Personal’ means education, sickness or disability. ‘Reasons related to labour market’ includes awaiting recall to work, believing no work ava...

Over 3 lakh deaths can be averted if India committed to Swachh Bharat campaign: WHO

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 09:13
outline noted that India's accelerated coverage of safe sanitation services and its determination to end open defecation will have a substantial effect on the burden of diarrhoeal disease and PEM by r...

Modi's Clean India Mission Can Stop Up to 3 Lakh Deaths: WHO

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 05:47
India's accelerated coverage of safe sanitation services, and its determination to end open defecation, will have a substantial effect on the burden of diarrheal disease and PEM by reducing mortality ...

Eldricare bets big on patient follow-up care in India to stall complications and lower healthcare costs

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 01:23
In India, follow-up care is a niche field ... With the follow-up care model, such complications and increased healthcare costs and premature disability are avoidable. Therefore there is ample scope to ...

Award for NGO in disability sector

Fri, 03/08/2018 - 15:16
DEOC is, perhaps, the only organisation now in India that has the capacity to work with a wide range of stakeholders across different disabilities and to bring universal design elements into every asp...

What companies and government are doing to empower persons with disabilities

Fri, 03/08/2018 - 04:21
BEING THE CHANGE With a 1.3-billion population and 450 million-plus workforce, the 2011 Census states that India has 2.68-crore people with some form of disability. Estimates by the World Bank and the ...

This oncologist has some advice for MCI on disability, students

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 22:21
“See, everything is easy if you work for it,” he says. While the Medical Council of India (MCI), in its latest guidelines, has said people with certain disabilities cannot pursue MBBS, the 71-year-old ...

Disability in India Is Still All About the Able

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:57
Last week week, the first Global Disability Summit was held in London with the intent to amplify the voices of people with disabilities around the world. Its chant of “nothing about us, without us” ec...

Department of Science and Technology, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts announce the winners of India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP 2.0) – 2018

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:51
New Delhi: The India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP ... are aimed to make microsurgery possible for all surgeons in all domains. It aims to prevent disability in order to protect human lives and sk...

France Has Banned Smartphones In Schools, But We Here In India Know How Ineffective That Is

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 07:25
And here in India, where a lot of schools and colleges ban them outright, the situation isn’t any better. But the French government seems to be all in for this campaign. Supposedly the only students a...

Judicial Infrastructure On Ventilator, SC Suggests Vital Features For Courts Including Court Managers With MBA Degree Across India [Read Order]

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 06:41
(ii) We must further ensure that all our court complexes are conducive and friendly for the differently-abled and towards this end, the Court complexes must have certain features for the benefit of th...

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