India Disability News

India sends 200 athletes for Asian Para Games

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 19:18
India’s medal hopes will be pinned on Paralympics medallists ... He sent us into the world so that we fight our disabilities and go on to complete our lives.” — PTI

Govt rolls out unique identification number for persons with disability

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 18:06
Commissioner for persons with Disabilities Iqbal Lone delivered lecture ... for ministry for social justice and empowerment ,Govt. of India.

Disability rights groups disappointed over Aadhaar verdict

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 13:46
NEW DELHI: Disability rights groups on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court verdict which upheld the constitutional validity of Aadhaar, as they claimed that thousands of ...

An Indian woman clears misconceptions about the sexual needs of people with disabilities

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 08:57
In this scenario, people with disabilities who live in India can forget about sex. Even the connection of disability with sex is taboo. Yet, studies show that women and girls with disabilities are ...

Disability certificates to be issued from 72 district, govt hospitals

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 06:30
PUNE: People with disabilities across the state will get disability certificates from not only government hospitals but also from the district and sub-district health hubs from October 2.

At UN Assembly, Ecuador pledges support for world’s ‘abandoned people’ and persons with disabilities

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 02:55
“This is not just my story, but that of one billion people in the world,” the President continued, calling the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and its optional protocol, “the ...

Working towards a disabled-friendly India

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 14:54
... must be aligned to the needs of the disabled and also linked to the Start-up India initiative India has around 80 million people with disability, which may be age related, accident related or due ...

Ataxia patients demand better nursing, disability-friendly spaces

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 02:19
Chennai: Affordable home-care nursing, health insurance - including ones that cover domiciliary care - and a city that allows easy mobility for people with disability: these are the three demands ...

Maharashtra: Thalassemia patients now in state disability list

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 00:31
After a wait of two long years, the Maharashtra government has finally passed a general resolution (GR) bringing blood deficient patients under disability category. As such patients of thalassemia, he...

Government fails disability access deadline

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 21:56
BHUBANESWAR:The State Government has failed to make at least 50 per cent of public buildings in the Capital City accessible for differently-abled persons under Accessible India Campaign.Social Securit...

OPINION | India Bears Disproportionately High Burden of Diseases Globally. ‘Modicare’ Isn’t Enough

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 07:04
Of the total global DALYs due to chronic respiratory diseases in 2016, 32% occurred in India. The World Health Organisation defines DALY — or Disability-Adjusted Life Year — as a measure to quantify t...

India’s per capita alcohol consumption doubles in 11 years

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 06:30
An increase of 2.2 litres is predicted in India. The report by the WHO also said that the ... the consumption of alcohol resulted in around 3 million deaths worldwide and 132.6 million disability-adju...

WHO Says Alcohol Consumption In India More Than Doubled From 2005 To 2016. Detail Inside

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:08
Alcohol consumption in India is an issue ... alcohol resulted in some 3 million deaths worldwide and 132.6 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). Mortality resulting from alcohol ...

Alcohol intake in India doubles in 11 years

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 02:07
WHO says per capita liquor consumption in India increased from 2.4 litres in 2005 to 5.7 litres ... worldwide and 132.6 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). Mortality resulting from alcohol ...

No Chinese debt-trap, India is oldest ally but Maldives open for businesses, says President Yameen on the eve of polls

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 22:11
India is historically, our oldest ally ... I read up a lot on that when I can and also do my own research in the area. How A Disability Rights Activist, Is Making Art More Accessible

Alcohol intake in India doubles in 16 years

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 15:19
WHO says per capita liquor consumption in India increased from 2.4 litres in 2005 to 5.7 litres ... worldwide and 132.6 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). Mortality resulting from alcohol ...

Per capita alcohol consumption more than doubled in India between 2005-16: WHO

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 09:52
In India, the consumption of alcohol has increased ... worldwide and 132.6 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). Mortality resulting from alcohol consumption is higher than that caused ...

Per capita alcohol consumption in India more than doubled from 2005-2016

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 09:50
In India, the consumption of alcohol has increased from 2.4 litres ... in some 3 million deaths (5.3 per cent of all deaths) worldwide and 132.6 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). Mortali...

Per capita alcohol consumption more than doubled in India from 2005 to 2016

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 07:35
In India, the consumption of alcohol has increased from 2.4 litres ... in some 3 million deaths (5.3 per cent of all deaths) worldwide and 132.6 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). Mortali...

Appreciating a modern medical institute of south India

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 06:57
deformity and disability correction. The aim of this specialty, where innovation plays a major role, is to restore form and function. SIMS has an exclusive international patients' wing which caters to ...

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