“The petition was filed to ensure that children are provided with a better and more healthy childhood. Trafficking and drug abuse inherently linked to each other are the most prevalent forms of organised crime in the world. I hope that the government will prove its commitment to making India organised crime-free, free of drugs and trafficking of children by successfully implementing the judgment in favour of our children”, Satyarthi said reacting to the judgment. … [Read more...] about SC Orders National Action Plan To Save Children From Substance Abuse [Read Judgment]
Saving health ministries
Northam described the amendment as a way to shore up the state’s bond rating and “protect Virginia against a sudden downturn.” But it’s also a response to the Republican vs. Republican warfare between leaders in the pro-Medicaid-expansion House of Delegates and the anti-Medicaid-expansion Senate. … [Read more...] about Northam introduces new state budget with Medicaid expansion and a twist: He wants extra revenue saved, not spent
"I understand that everyone is worried and have good wishes for them," Chokedamrongsook said. "[We] don't want to blame or accuse anyone [of what happened]. I want this time to become a period to help or support each other –to be a beautiful moment for all people across the country.” … [Read more...] about Thai Soccer Team Rescued from Cave Cried Remembering Diver Who Died Trying to Save Them
There shall be a direction to all the sub-district/sub-divisional hospitals, Special Centres, Primary Health Centres (PHCs’), Community Health Centres, District Hospital, tertiary hospitals to treat the accident victims and other emergency cases without insisting for registration of FIR. We also direct that Army Hospitals and Private Hospitals, Private Clinics shall also render medical assistance to the accident victims /emergency cases as per their Constitutional duty. … [Read more...] about It Is The Centre’s Duty To Provide Special Health Packages To All Hilly States: Uttarakhand HC [Read Judgment]
But this week's study raises serious doubts over the impact of such policies or proposals. "Pro-natalist policies have been pursued in more than a dozen countries but the effects on fertility rates have not been large," they wrote. Instead, they argue, an increasingly large share of the world's population may have to come to terms with higher retirement ages, slashed benefits and - ironically above all - probably the most divisive issue of this century, so far: migration. … [Read more...] about Fertility rates around the world are declining. Trump supporters won’t like the solution.