WHO Ebola responder killed in attack on the Boutembo hospital

World Health Organization

Dr Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung, an epidemiologist deployed by WHO in the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was killed in an attack on Butembo University Hospital.

Gujarat’s Agricultural ‘Miracle’: At What Cost?

By Persis Ginwalla & Sagar Rabari Assured water supply is one of the main components of stable agriculture and an important factor that has supposedly contributed to the ‘phenomenal’ growth rate of agriculture in Gujarat. One of the reasons offered for this is the significant rise in the irrigation coverage in the state and the … Read moreGujarat’s Agricultural ‘Miracle’: At What Cost?

American Diabetes Association Issues Critical Updates to the 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

Arlington, Virginia. April 16th, 2019. The American Diabetes Association® (ADA) issued important updates to the 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (Standards of Care), in annotations as the Living Standards of Care, focused on improving cardiovascular and renal health in people with diabetes. The updates were informed by newly published research and crafted and … Read moreAmerican Diabetes Association Issues Critical Updates to the 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

LV Prasad Eye Institute creates milestone in corneal transplants in rural India

Cornea transplant surgery done in June 2016 at L V Prasad Eye Institute's secondary eye centre in Mudhole, Nirmal district, Telangana.

LV Prasad Eye Institute creates milestone in corneal transplants in rural India Completes 100 transplants in ruralcentre network Hyderabad, April 12, 2019: India is home to half of the world’s blind population. Out of the 15 million blind people in the country, 6.8 million arevictims of corneal blindness and this number is expected to rise … Read moreLV Prasad Eye Institute creates milestone in corneal transplants in rural India