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Couple asks guests to donate eyes as gift

Couple asks guests to donate eyes as gift

JAIPUR: A 25-year-old youth Tinku Ojha is getting married, but in a rather unique way. His wedding invitation card has a message: ?Don?t bring gifts. In lieu of gifts, take a pledge for donation?, as an attempt to give boost to eye and other organs? donation. At the marriage venue, […]

PIL seeks removal of AIDS control society staff

PIL seeks removal of AIDS control society staff

MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the has sought the response of the state government to a petition seeking an interim direction to authorities to remove those without proper qualification in the Tamil Nadu State Control Society (TNSACS) programme. The was filed by Madurai-based advocate S Muthukumar in the wake of […]

HIV-infected woman gets 3 cents of land, Rs 2L

HIV-infected woman gets 3 cents of land, Rs 2L

MADURAI: collector A Sivagnanam visited the pregnant woman, who was infected with after , at the Government Rajaji Hospital on Saturday and handed over a housing patta as part of welfare measures assured to her by the government. The eight-month pregnant woman was infected when she was admitted at the […]

Got HIV after blood transfusion at TN govt hospital, claims another woman

Got HIV after blood transfusion at TN govt hospital, claims another woman

Chennai: In yet another case of alleged medical negligence in Tamil Nadu, a woman has claimed that she contracted HIV following blood transfusion at a government hospital where she underwent treatment for low haemoglobin. However, the government hospital has refuted the allegation. The affected woman, said to be in her […]

Crucial aid for pregnant women remains unused

Crucial aid for pregnant women remains unused

PUNE: The Union government?s aid for free to needy women delivering babies through Caesarean section under its Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram has remained largely underutilized in Maharashtra. Of Rs2.61 crore allocated to 28 districts and four municipal corporations in the state for 2018-19, only Rs63 lakh has been used to […]

TN: Woman contracts HIV after blood transfusion

TN: Woman contracts HIV after blood transfusion

VIRUDHUNAGAR: A 24-year-old pregnant woman contracted HIV allegedly after being transfused contaminated blood supplied by a blood bank which failed to conduct proper screening for the virus, prompting the government to order examination of stocks in all blood banks of the state. The services of three lab technicians of the […]

Woman turns HIV positive after blood transfusion

Woman turns HIV positive after blood transfusion

MADURAI: Three health workers of a blood bank at the government hospital in Sivakasi have been placed under suspension for not screening a blood sample which was positive leading to its transfusion to a pregnant woman at the Sattur government hospital. Dr R Manoharan, joint director of health services, Virudhunagar, […]

HIV-infected blood given to pregnant woman in Tamil Nadu hospital

Virudhunagar: A 24-year-old pregnant woman from Tamil Nadu?s Virudhunagar contracted HIV after receiving blood donated by an infected man, prompting the Tamil Nadu government to review the stocks in all blood banks of the state to ensure they were free of the deadly virus. An employee of a blood bank […]