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Jatinder Kaur

Jatinder Kaur, Editor-in- Chief, ABC Live, writies on Health and Social issues for ABC Live since 2006. She remained instrumental in shaping ABC News & Info Services, the parent company owning, the ABC Live and took charge of ABC Live as Editor-in- Chief in March, 2015 from Our founder Dinesh Singh Rawat.

South-East Asia Countries Aim to Measles Eradication by 2020

New Delhi (ABC Live): Measles Eradication : The so-called ‘big six’ countries in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) South-East Asia region are meeting today in New Delhi on an accelerated strategy to wipe out measles and rubella in the next three years by targeting as many as 500 million children with vaccines. “Eliminating measles would avert half a million deaths, while …

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Premature Cancer Deaths Affect BRICS Economies

New York (ABC Live): Premature Cancer Deaths : Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year, a new United Nations health study has found, underlining the need for context-specific strategies for both prevention as well as treatment for those suffering from the disease. The economic impact of cancer in …

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WHO Launches Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System

New Delhi (ABC Live): Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System : Antimicrobials have been a driver of unprecedented medical and societal advances, but their overuse has resulted in antibiotic resistant bacteria, with the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting new surveillance data on Monday which reveals widespread resistance to some of the world’s most common infections, including E. coli and pneumonia. “The report confirms the serious …

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Read Indo-ASEAN Delhi Declaration

New Delhi (ABC Live): Indo-ASEAN Delhi Declaration : The Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) joined India’s 69th Republic Day Celebrations held in New Delhi on January 26, 2018. It is worthy to mention that on January 25th, all Heads of State/Government of the Member States have signed DELHI DECLARATION OF …

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Dr Carissa Etienne Becomes Regional Director for Americas

Geneva (ABC Live): Dr Carissa Etienne :The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as WHO Regional Director for Americas. Dr Etienne was elected Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) by the countries of the Americas on 19 September 2012 during the 28th Pan American Sanitary …

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ILO Reports Unemployment to Remain High in 2018

New York (ABC Live): ILO Reports : While the global economy has kept up modest growth, the total number of unemployed people will likely remain high in 2018 – at above 192 million – and it will be harder to find a decent job, the United Nations labour agency reported on Monday. “Even though global unemployment has stabilized, decent work deficits …

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Know Why Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project was Delayed

New Delhi (ABC Live): Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project : The installed capacity of nuclear power plants in India was 6,780 MW as on March 2017. As per Draft Electricity Plan released (December 2016) by Central Electricity Authority, Ministry of Power, Government of India (GoI), nuclear power projects capacity would be enhanced by 2,800 MW during 2017-2022 and by another 4,800 …

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Know the Letter Written by Four Supreme Court Judges to CJI

New Delhi (ABC Live): Supreme Court Judges : In a one of the most shocking days in the history of Indian Justice Delivery system. Today the four senior most judges of the Supreme Court of India have virtually revolted against the system out which all of them have been born out. The Justice Kurien Joseph, Justice Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi …

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Road Accidents Block Economic Growth in Developing Countries

WASHINGTON (ABC Live): Road Accidents : A new World Bank study, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, finds that reducing road traffic deaths and injuries could result in substantial long-term income gains for low- and middle-income countries. The report, “The High Toll of Traffic Injuries: Unacceptable and Preventable,” introduces a new global methodology to calculate the economic impact of road safety and analyses …

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UNEP Joins WHO for Combating Environmental Health Risks

New York (ABC Live):Environmental Health Risks :  Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year. The partnership, announced Wednesday, between the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), includes specific action to address air …

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