India Disability News

Lilly India enters the autoimmune segment with OlumiantTM

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 10:05
Ltd. (“Lilly India”) announced the launch of OlumiantTM ... This can lead to long-term joint damage and even disability. OlumiantTM is an effective, advanced once-daily oral treatment option ...

Disabled orphans rarely find home in India: UNICEF

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 09:58
Chennai: The #Touchofcare campaign’s second edition, run by Vicks, reveals UNICEF data that can sadden: It shows that about 26 million orphans exist across India, but only about 42 children with disab...

Rising burden of NCDs impacts Indian healthcare scene

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 09:38
India is experiencing a rapid demographic and epidemiological transition with NCDs causing significant disability, morbidity and mortality across all socio-economic strata. In its 40th year, AstraZene...

Sightsavers India Celebrates World Sight Day 2018 as It Completes One Year of RAAHI National Truckers Eye Health Programme

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 08:27
Sightsavers is a global leading development NGO that has been working in the field of eye health, disability and inclusive education since 1966 in India. One of the key programs of Sightsavers ...

World Mental Health Week: Rural India Releases Itself From The Qualms Against Mental Illnesses

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 07:13
Mental Health Education, as seen in India has been part of the shunned and tabooed subjects ... “Training Anganwadi Teachers, grassroots educators at pre-school levels for intellectual disabilities, a...

Lilly India launches new once-daily oral therapy Olumiant for rheumatoid arthritis

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 06:52
Eli Lilly and Company (India) Pvt Ltd announced the launch of Olumiant (baricitinib ... This can lead to long-term joint damage and even disability. Olumiant is an effective, advanced once-daily oral ...

Lilly India enters the autoimmune segment with Olumiant

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 06:35
Ltd. (Lilly India) has announced the launch of Olumiant (baricitinib ... This can lead to long-term joint damage and even disability. Olumiant is an effective, advanced once-daily oral treatment optio...

Asian Para Games: India's Sundar Singh Gurjar wins silver in men's javelin F46 category; Devendra Jhajharia finishes fourth

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 05:42
In the same event, Rinku picked up a bronze medal to make it an India-dominated podium. The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement ...

Only few states take initiative for newborn screening in India

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 01:00
The idea behind early intervention is to curtail disability. 26 million babies were born in India and 1 per cent of them suffer hearing disorder. One out of 1200 babies has hypothyroidism. There were ...

Lancet report: Mental health disorders on the rise in India

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 20:35
the burden of the disease in India increased from 3% in 1990 to 6% in 2013, whereas in China mental, neurological and substance-use disorders, accounted for 7% of disability-adjusted life years in ...

I hope this medal is a new beginning for para archers in India: Haryana athlete Harvinder Singh

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 19:01
Suffering from a disability in his left leg since his childhood due to ... I was reminded of all those training sessions and I hope this medal is a new beginning for para archers in India,” shared Sin...

Deadly roads in India

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 17:26
The Road Accidents in India report of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways ... it has failed to signal the quantum shift necessary to reduce death and disability on the roads. It expresses conc...

Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary opens India's gold account at 3rd Asian Para Games

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 04:39
Chaudhary's disability falls in the F42-44/61-64 category, which relates to limb deficiency, leg length difference, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement. The athletes in this category c...

Article 35A of Constitution of India - A Legal Fact Sheet

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 04:30
Article 35 A of the Constitution of India was added to the Constitution effective 14th ... Constitution with respect to its applicability and introduced abilities and disabilities for its citizens not...

Disability activist hits out at Air India

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 18:26
The civil aviation requirements listed by the office of the Director General of Civil Aviation state, “Airlines shall ensure that persons with disability or reduced mortality are boarded separately (n...

Asian Para Games: India Scoops 11 Medals, Sandeep Smashes World Record

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 12:41
it is a really good achievement for India and for me also," he added. In the women's T11 1500m race, Rakshitha clocked 5 minute 40.64 seconds to clinch the gold. Her disability falls in T11 ...

Boehringer Ingelheim partners with Muskan Foundation to open facility for children with multiple disabilities at Wadia Hospital

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 10:30
At the facility, we hope to enable the children with multiple disabilities lead a normal life. In India there are 20.42 lakh disabled children who are aged between 0 and 6 years. Out of which 14.52 la...

Asian Para Games: Ekta Bhyan wins club throw gold for India in Jakarta

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 07:00
India also won three bronze medals on Tuesday thanks to Jayanti ... which Chinese Mingjie Gao made in 1980. Chaudhary's disability falls in the F42-44/61-64 category, which relates to limb deficiency, ...

Sandeep Chaudhary Smashes Javelin World Record, India Claim 11 Medals On Day 2 At Asian Para Games

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 05:07
it is a really good achievement for India and for me also," he added. In the women's T11 1500m race, Rakshitha clocked 5 minute 40.64 seconds to clinch the gold. Her disability falls in T11 category w...

Natwar Thakkar : The pioneer of North – East India

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 04:08
He worked tirelessly for the poor and people affected with disability. A Guwahati based senior journalist Nava Thakuria said that Natwar Thakkar went through a very difficult phase when he arrived ...

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