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About 368 results for "national blindness control programme"

Harsh Vardhan to tone up implementation of NPCB

Union Health Minister Dr Harsha Vardhan has decided to review the progress of the National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) with a view to toning up its implementation. Speaking at a function held to mark the World Sight Day here ..., 2 days ago
Health minister reviews blindness control Times of India, 2 days ago
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Government to review programme for control of blindness

The National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) will be reviewed to check its implementation and progress, union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said. NPCB was launched in 1976 as a fully funded scheme of the Centre to reduce the prevalence of ...
 Business Standard2 days ago Bangalore: Government to review programme for control of blindness  Mangalorean2 days ago NNJS bid to address child blindness  Himalayan times2 months ago
Jagran Post

Govt to promote eye donation

id. The Minister said he would ensure that funds earmarked for National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) for the 12th Plan period (2012-17) are utilised optimally and he would take up the matter with the state governments. The Ministry will review ...
 Business Standard2 days ago Eye donation campaign fortnight  The Echo Of India1 month ago Gujarat doubles eye donation numbers  Times of India2 months ago The government to promote eye donation: Harsh Vardhan  Jagran Post2 days ago

Cataract operations conducted

Sky Eye Care Foundation, Porompat in association with Manipur State Blindness Control Society and National Programme for Control of Blindness conducted cataract operations Pterygium operations to five patients free of cost at Sky Hospital yesterday Source The ...
 E Pao!2 months ago Free eye cataract operations  E Pao!2 months ago SKY Hospital conducts Free Cataract Operations  E Pao!2 months ago Free Cataract Operation (Second Batch) at Shija Eye Care Foundation  E Pao4 weeks ago

81-year-old lives life to the fullest despite her blindness

Annamah Sabaratnam's life has been marked by a series of setbacks, but she remains undaunted. THE United Nations International Day of Older Persons is observed on Oct 1 annually. The special day is aimed at drawing attention to the needs and ... weeks ago

Eye health strategy launched

David ShumbaHealth Reporter Government has launched a national guiding strategy on eye care to assist people living with visual impairments and blindness. The National Eye Health Strategy (2014-2018) document is designed to guide Government in ...
 Zimbabwe Herald3 weeks ago Zimbabwe: Eye Health Strategy Launched  AllAfrica.com3 weeks ago

Blind date with Labour

For the Nationalist Party, the power station issue is not one of timeliness but timing. Before and after the last general election, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat repeatedly tied the reduction of energy tariffs with the commissioning of the new power ...
 Times of Malta3 days ago

Health Minister announces review of Central scheme to check blindness

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS 30,000 fresh cases of blindness being reported in the country every year With 30,000 fresh cases of blindness being reported in the country every year, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare ...
 The Hindu2 days ago

The polio and jalsa viruses in Pakistan

Not only have the polioand jalsa (rally) viruses paralysed Pakistan, there are no credible plans to control them. Pakistan has this curious penchant to get chalked up in the various lists of infamy. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative was ...
 Daily Times1 week ago

Unicef - 99.7 Percent Targeted Children Received First Dose of Polio Vaccine

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in The Gambia has disclosed that 99.7 percent of the targeted Gambian children were reached with the first of two doses of the polio vaccine as part of the recently concluded four-day nationwide polio ...
 Individual.com3 weeks ago
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