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Medical alert sounded after 2 test positive for Japanese Encephalitis in Garo Hills

TURA | June 15, 2019:

The West Garo Hills district administration has sounded a medical alert after two persons tested positive for Japanese Encephalitis (JE).

An order to seize pigs and cattle in Tura has been issued by the district administration.

Meghalaya ranks 5th with 47% tobacco users in North East

SHILLONG | May 30, 2019:

Tobacco use is the world’s leading single cause of death and one of the largest preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in the world. Each year, 7 million people die from tobacco related causes, of which 1.2 million die in India from smoking alone. 80% of oral cancer is attributed to tobacco use.

NGO, students protest over ‘missing’ doctor in PHC

TURA | May 26, 2019:

The absence of a resident doctor from a Public Health Centre in West Garo Hills has angered the public who complained that rather than attending to the people at the PHC, he ‘prefer’ attending patients in his private chamber.

NEIGRIHMS stalemate | Govt has not made any demand to remove anyone: Conrad

SHILLONG | May 19, 2019:

Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has said that the State Government has not made any demand to the Centre for the removal of the present NEIGRIHMS director, Dr D.M. Thappa.

NEIGRIHMS crisis: KSU locks Director’s office; HC seeks details on deceased patient’s case

SHILLONG | May 13, 2019:

The members of the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU today locked the office of NEIGRIHMS Director, Dr D.M. Thappa even as demanding the removal of the director for the overall interest of the institute.

NEIGRIHMS conflict: Condemnation pours in following death of patient

SHILLONG | May 12, 2019:

Former Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma said that he subscribes to the idea that there should be a proper inquiry into the ongoing conflict in NEIGRIHMS.

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