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BACKGROUND In India, 800,000-900,000 people will die annually due to diseases attributable to tobacco. The government of India has taken several measures, including legislation to control tobacco intake. Display of pictorial warnings on tobacco products was one of the legislative measures taken under The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA)(More)
Hypertension is a chronic condition of concern and a major public health problem posing a challenge to population in socioeconomic and demographic transition. Prehypertension in adolescents and young adults is an important risk for developing hypertension in later years of life. Therefore this study was taken up among medicos of this institute to study(More)
Background As on December 2012, there are about 6 lakh HIV positive people in India and around 83,000 HIV positive people in Karnataka are on ART. Among PLHIV, ART adherence is the second strongest predictor of progression to AIDS and death, after CD4 count. Consistently a very high level of adherence (> 95%) is required for ART to be effective on long term(More)
Animal bites are common childhood occurrences. Dog bites remain constant problem in our country because of the increasing dog population. To know the pattern of dog bites in children, the morbidity Pattern, the circumstances of dog bites, ascertain the first aid measures and Vaccination practiced by people after dog bites and the compliance with vaccination(More)
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