India Disability News

Assessments could Cut End-of-life Hospital Stays for Elderly: Study

Wed, 09/01/2019 - 06:19
These residents are very complex and frail, and not only might they not benefit from the hospital visit, but the transition itself can also lead to harms such as delirium and further disability." The ...

Facility’s CEO resigns after vegetative patient gives birth

Wed, 09/01/2019 - 05:04
Phoenix police so far have declined comment. The Hacienda facility serves infants, children and young adults who are “medically fragile” or have developmental disabilities, according to the website. I...

New Anti-Wolbachia Drug to Treat Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic Filariasis

Wed, 09/01/2019 - 04:31
Onchocerciasis and LF are neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) caused by filarial parasites that can lead to severe disability. The inability of current drugs to kill adult parasites has highlighted the ...

Hormone Therapy may be Protective Against Knee Joint Osteoarthritis

Wed, 09/01/2019 - 04:22
‘Osteoarthritis is the principal cause of pain and physical disability among the elderly, especially in women. Hence, a new study suggests that estrogen taken at menopause may inhibit cartilage damage ...

Govt rapped for ‘violating’ order on surgeons’ disability

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 22:55
In a case pertaining to three civil surgeons who got promotions by allegedly using fake disability certificates, the state’s Commission for Persons with Disabilities has noted that while conducting th...

Centre releases funds to J&K for making govt buildings disabled-friendly

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 17:59
The government of India (GoI) formulated AIC with a vision to build an inclusive society in which equal opportunities are provided for the growth and development of persons with disability so that the...

‘Visually impaired not able to use banknotes’

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 17:40
The members of the NGO, Blind Graduates Forum of India, talked about the difficulty being faced ... to lay down standards as per the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act for banki...

Response Sought From Centre On Digital Transactions For Visually Impaired

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 15:28
Petitioner Blind Graduates Forum of India, a charitable trust working for empowerment ... to lay down standards as per the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act for banking service...

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die, 16 bills passed

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 15:19
Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, Muslim Women (Protection of Rights) Bill, Companies (Amendment Bill), The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, Citizenship (Amendment ...

Need for inclusive learning

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 12:18
India should aim at empowering differently-abled persons with ... These directives act on the theme of United Nations Goals on International Disability Day 2018– “Empowering persons with disabilities ...

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2018-19: Personality Test Schedule Released @upsc.gov.in

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 12:09
The selected candidates have to bring their original certificates in support of their claims pertaining to age, educational qualifications, community, Person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD ... 2018 a...

Love being lazy? That’s cause for alarm

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:55
Nearly 61% of all deaths in India are due to lifestyle issues ... In case of accidental total permanent disability or diagnosis of a critical illness, all your future premiums will be waived off. The ...

Government Employees and Other NPS Subscribers Alert: Resubmit partial withdrawal form by January 31; Here’s why

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:20
stating the nature and extent of disability and also certifying that subscriber need not be discharged from duty. 6.For Skill development: Documents required- a) Admission/Sanctions letter from univer...

Odisha PSC Recruitment 2019: 1950 Vacancies for Medical Officer Post, Application begins from 10 Jan

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:13
Out of which, 20 Posts are for Sports Person and 156 Posts are for Persons with Disabilities. Candidates with the requisite ... or Medical Institution recognized by the Medical Council of India; Must ...

A RANKING INDIA SHOULD NOT HAVE TOPPED

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 08:16
Some may justify this ranking by the fact that India is the second most populous country. However, when we see the highest deaths and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) due to asthma, India tops t...

Lawmakers urge govt action against J&J in faulty hip implant case

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 06:34
"The government must independently, using its ample powers, identify all the patients who have received the ASR implants in India. I urge that appropriate ... depending on factors like age and disabil...

'Life Insurance reloaded' - Coverfox's revamped platform for a enhanced user experience

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 05:42
New Delhi [India], Jan 8 (NewsVoir): Coverfox ... needs -Coverfox's new customization feature helps a user to enhance the plan and cover disease and disability along with death cover Coverfox's new fe...

CES 2019: Hyundai unveils Elevate, a concept car which can walk & crawl with robotic legs

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 05:06
"This technology goes well beyond emergency situations - people living with disabilities could hail an autonomous Hyundai Elevate that could walk up to their front door, level itself, and allow their ...

Dozens, including leprosy patients, flee an Ashram in Jharkhand after Muslim mob threatens them

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 03:45
Reshmi Mahto, a resident of the village said, "Because we are people with disabilities, every few days these people (Muslims) target us and carry out atrocities against us." 43 families have fled an A...

Owaisi wants Muslims to have right to divorce if spouse gets leprosy, opposes government bill in Lok Sabha

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 01:53
Owaisi said that unlike other marriage laws, Islam recognises marriage as a contract between two people and as per contract laws in India, if any party wilfully ... curable and early treatment can ave...

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