India Disability News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

GoI, 'Chief Commissioner on Disabilities' reviews RPWD Act, 2016

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 00:24
The Chief Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner for Person with Disabilities, Government of India on Wednesday reviewed the implementation of the Rights of Persons With Disability (RPWD) Act, 2016 in the state, an official spokesperson of the Punjab ...

‘Disability not a taboo, talk about it’

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

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

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

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 ...

Thousands of disabled children to participate in run for disability in Delhi this weekend

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 12:49
It is their endeavour to show to the world that disability cannot prevent someone from achieving ... The guests of honour at the even include chairman of the all India anti-terrorist front M S Bitta, IG of NIA Anil Shukla and IG of the ITBP R C Baijwan.

India Amongst the Nations Affected by One of the Biggest Threats to Global Health: Aetna International

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 03:30
Its global benefits include medical, dental, vision and emergency assistance and, in some regions, life and disability. Aetna International also offers customised technological and health management solutions for healthcare systems, government entities ...

Disabled UP Man Carried By His Wife Finally Gets Disability Certificate And A Tricycle

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 11:23
It was a disturbing sight, a woman carrying her disabled husband on her back, to get a disability certificate issued. The woman, identified as Bimala, a resident of Mathura in UP was forced to resort to carrying her husband on her back as the family was ...

Right of Persons with Disabilities Act: Sought guidelines from DGHS to set up special medical board, says DMER to HC

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 23:34
A medical student had approached Bombay HC, questioning the state government in appointing All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AIIPMR) as a medical board to assess Intellectual Disability (ID) for the purpose of admission to ...

Postpone merit list for students with disability: HC

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:24
The Bombay high court on Wednesday directed that a merit list for persons with disability be “postponed” till the state doesn’t establish a special medical board to certify students with learning disability for post-graduate (PG) medical admissions ...

Mathura: Woman Carries Husband on Her Back to Get Disability Certificate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:17
New Delhi, April 4: In a shocking incident, a woman carried her differently-abled husband on her back to the office of chief medical officer in Mathura to obtain a disability certificate. According to the woman, the couple has been running from pillar to ...

For husband’s disability certificate, woman carries him on shoulder for 15km for weeks

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:35
MATHURA: In a heart-wrenching incident, 34-year-old Vimla Singh had to carry her disabled husband Badan Singh on her shoulder for over 15km for several weeks to obtain a disability certificate from the CMO’s office in Mathura. Since she did not have the ...

Mathura woman forced to carry differently-abled husband to get him a disability certificate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:30
a woman was seen carrying her differently-abled husband on her back to obtain a disability certificate for him from the chief mediacal officer's office in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura. According to a report in The Times of India, the woman named Vimala was ...