against all odds.a family physician who practices in zaveri bazar in bombay, india, first detected hiv infection in his practice in 1991. zaveri bazar is a community of jewelers. he then talked to business leaders and social workers in zaveri bazar about hiv infection, but they were not interested. in 1993, he randomly tested 108 people and found eight hiv infections. he publicly announced his findings. workers and craftsmen feared discrimination should their hiv status become public. the media printed sev ...199512346832
molecular characterization of hepatozoon spp. infection in endangered indian wild felids and canids.hepatozoon species are parasites that infect a wide variety of domestic and wild animals. the objective of this study was to perform the molecular detection and characterization of hepatozoon spp. in asiatic lion, indian tiger, indian leopard, indian wild dog, indian domestic dog and cat based on partial 18s rrna gene sequences from hepatozoon spp. in the naturally infected animals. hepatozoon spp. could be detected in blood samples of 5 out of 9 asiatic lions, 2 out of 5 indian tigers, 2 out of ...201122154254
universal immunization programme in assam and west 1990, the universal immunization programme (uip) was able to do fairly well in assam and west bengal in india. immunization coverage rates varied as low as 59.5% for measles in assam and 69.63% in west bengal to as high as 80.13% for bcg and 104.73% respectively. all primary health centers provided immunizations on mondays in assam and on wednesdays in west bengal. eventually district and block health officials extended these fixed days to subcenter and village levels. further major hospi ...19902133576
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