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IIPH and LVPEI Faculty in elite Scientist’s list

IIPH and LVPEI Faculty in elite Scientist’s list

After a deadly second wave of COVID-19 overwhelmed hospitals in India earlier this year, the country is battling yet another viral outbreak. Hospitals are struggling to treat dengue, a viral disease that spreads through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
Cochrane affiliate status for IIPH-Hyd

Cochrane affiliate status for IIPH-Hyd

After a deadly second wave of COVID-19 overwhelmed hospitals in India earlier this year, the country is battling yet another viral outbreak. Hospitals are struggling to treat dengue, a viral disease that spreads through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
After a horrific COVID wave, India’s health system is now overwhelmed by a different virus

After a horrific COVID wave, India’s health system is now overwhelmed by a different virus

After a deadly second wave of COVID-19 overwhelmed hospitals in India earlier this year, the country is battling yet another viral outbreak. Hospitals are struggling to treat dengue, a viral disease that spreads through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
Healthcast on “Hospital Preparedness During Pandemics

Healthcast on “Hospital Preparedness During Pandemics

A Healthcast on “Hospital Preparedness During Pandemics’ with Dr Raja Narayanan, Director and Network Head, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Dr R Venkatesh, Chief Medical Officer, at Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry and Prof. Chirantan Chatterjee of IIM Ahmedabad and Centre for Management of Health Services (CMHS).
People of all ages susceptible to COVID

People of all ages susceptible to COVID

It is a misnomer to think COVID-19 kills only the older populations as people of all ages are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection like any other respiratory infections like influenza. As people age, their immune system response is lowered and they have more chances of conditions like diabetes, hypertension, cancer, cardiac disease, which increases risk of death, say public health experts as the pandemic rages on with no signs of let-up.
COVID-19: ‘Good behaviour will reduce deaths’

COVID-19: ‘Good behaviour will reduce deaths’

This is the absolutely critical time for having public health cadre — a cadre of public health specialists who have been trained to tackle the outbreak, to plan appropriate action and see that policies are made.
Covid-19 has impacted the blind: Conclave

Covid-19 has impacted the blind: Conclave

HYDERABAD: FICCI and Vision 2020, organised a multi-stakeholder conclave to highlight the impact of the pandemic on people living with compromised vision due to various eye-related ailments.
Increased Risk Of Worsening Of Eye Diseases Due To Delayed Treatment

Increased Risk Of Worsening Of Eye Diseases Due To Delayed Treatment

As per reports and studies, a majority of the population suffer from common eye ailments like retinal diseases, glaucoma, cataract, etc. If not treated on time, these easily-treatable eye problems can even lead to partial or full blindness.
FICCI & Vision 20202 sees need to prioritize eye disorders from a perspective of symptoms and early diagnosis

FICCI & Vision 20202 sees need to prioritize eye disorders from a perspective of symptoms and early diagnosis

FICCI and Vision 2020 conclave highlights the plight of visually impaired during the COVID-19. In this regard it sees the need to prioritize eye disorders from a perspective of symptoms and early diagnosis.
Govt to soon formulate comprehensive eye care package for visually impaired

Govt to soon formulate comprehensive eye care package for visually impaired

New Delhi: Mr Nilambuj Sharan, Economic Advisor, MoH&FW, and Joint Secretary, National Programme for Control of Blindness & Visual Impairment (NPCB &VI), GoI today said, “COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone, but it has been particularly tough for the visually impaired people. The government is preparing a comprehensive package for eye care services, which is mandatory at a time of such severe crisis.”
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