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Profiling The Child Of The Heart To Heart Film, RCI Shows The Way Of Philanthropy

Rishikanta (R) poses for the lens with a friend. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 22: Having survived a serious threat to life in the early stage and today transformed to a healthy kid, thanks to the noble ‘Heart to Heart’ project of Rotary Club of Imphal, eight years old Mayanglambam Rishikanta... 

Five More In Line For Heart To Heart Benefits

IMPHAL, May 22: Sustaining its noble project christened, ‘Heart to heart’, Rotary Club of Imphal (RCI) president Dr Modhumangol Singh announced that four children with congenital heart disease would undergo surgery/treatment in the first week of June this year. The 14th batch of beneficiaries under... 

State Joins Candlelight Memorial Day Observance

Family members taking part in the Candlelight observance. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 15: Joining rest of the world, the State today remembered hundreds of lives lost to HIV/AIDS with the observance of International AIDS Candle- light Memorial Day. Deliberation on issues related to the dreaded... 

Model Schools Give Ray Of Hope To HIV Affected Kids

IMPHAL, May 7: The Mo-del Schools that have been set up by the Government of Manipur with special emphasis on ensuring quality education are offering a ray of hope to HIV affected children as well. It is the aspiration of every parent to educate their children and send them to reputed schools with adequate... 

State Gears Up For World Veterinary Day

IMPHAL, Apr 28: As observed across the world every year on the last Saturday of April, the World Veterinary Day would be observed on April 30 under the aegis of the World Veterinary Association based at New York. Talking to The Sangai Express about the World Veterinary Day, Principal Investigator of... 

Glaucoma: The Silent Thief Of Sight

Glaucoma is a generic name for a group of diseases causing optic neuropathy and visual field loss, usually, but not always, in the presence of raised IOP. Glaucoma is one of the important causes of irreversible partial or total loss of vision. Glaucoma accounts for 1.7% of economic blindness in India... 

Wrong Test Result Dubs Expectant Mom HB Positive, Young Mom Endures ‘Deep Away’ Tag

IMPHAL, Mar 18: Apart from mental and physical trauma normally associated with an expectant mother, a woman in her mid 30s was kept in isolation at RIMS Hospital as the consultant doctor, relying on the result of a blood test conducted at a private clinic, declared the woman in question as Hepatitis... 

Treated Bed Nets, Ayush Drugs Distributed

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Under the joint initiative of Manipur State Vector Borne Disease Control Society and Ayush Cell of Directorate of Health Services, Manipur ‘long lasting insecticide treated bed nets (LLIN) and Ayush Drugs for yoga and nature cure have been handed over to district level officers... 

AIDS Threatens 2000 Kids In Manipur- Women Hide HIV status During Pregnancy Leading To High Number Of Infected Children

AIDS affected Kids IMPHAL, Feb. 7: More than 2,000 children are infected by HIV in Manipur and the number is expected to grow. The shocking figures were revealed today by the project director of Manipur AIDS Control Society, Pradeep Kumar Jha, during the inaugural program of a two-day workshop funded... 

Workshop On HIV Policy Kicks Off

IMPHAL, Feb 7: A two day State level workshop on national policy framework for children affected by HIV was opened today at Hotel Classic here under the aegis of the Manipur State AIDS Control Society (MACS). The opening function was graced by HIV/AIDS specialist of UNICEF New Delhi office Dr Sonia Trikha,... 

Respiratory Allergies

Allergies are the most researched and most proven ailment that homeopathic medicines have been found to treat effectively. Homeopathy should be the first choice of treatment. Primary care homeopathy can be an effective treatment, though professional homeopathic care should be considered to treat the... 

Elopement Adds To The HIV Burden In Manipur

Lila was persuaded to elope with her boyfriend before marriage, a common practice in Manipur. However, when she tested HIV-positive, she was abandoned by her lover and now faces the twin stigma of being a rejected bride and HIV-positive. The smile has changed. No longer vibrant, it has become a ghost... 

HIV Program For Sajiwa Jail Inmates Kick Starts

IMPHAL, Dec 15: Recognising the rights of people in incarcerated settings to adequate health initiatives, Manipur State AIDS Control Society (MACS) in partnership with Jail Department and Manipur Network of Positive People (MNP+) initiated a program today to reach out to people in prisons and check the...