Health

Maternal Healthcare Expenses Push 46.6% Mothers In India Into Poverty: study

Maternal healthcare expenses push 46.6% mothers in India into poverty – with the illiterate being especially susceptible – according to this December 2016 study...

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India Reports Its First Cases Of Zika Virus

India has reported its first three cases of the Zika virus, including two pregnant women who delivered healthy babies.Health Ministry officials said Sunday that the three p...

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Paediatricians Demand Preventive Policy For SAM Children

New Delhi: In a letter addressed to Health Minister J P Nadda, a group of 16 medical practitioners, most of whom are paediatricians, has urged the government to take policy...

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Missing Women: In India Child Sex Ratio Has Worsened

An extension of attitudes that leads to missing girls translates into missing women from the workforce and missing women in leadership roles.“More than 100 million wo...

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Seventieth World Health Assembly Opens In Geneva

In her final opening address to the World Health Assembly as Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan offered some advice to delegates "as you continue to shape the future of thi...

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Making Of A Healthy And Happy India

Private sector and civil society will have to work together to reach the ambitious goal set by Family Planning 2020 Imagine an innovation that could break entrenched cycles...

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India's Health Budget Among The Smallest Globally; Maternal Mortality Rate One Of The Highest In South Asia: WHO

India grapples with one of the highest Maternal Mortality Rates (MMR) in South East Asia, has one of the highest incidences of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) but has one...

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India Ranks Below Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal in Healthcare Index

India's health care index has gone up in last 25 years from 30.7 to 44.8 but numbers are much lesser than Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.A report published on Thur...

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World Hypertension Day: How It Affects Indian Men And Women Differently

In a world where at least 1.13 billion adults are suffering from hypertension, May 17 is observed as World Hypertension Day, to create awareness about the issue while initi...

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In Pursuit Of Public Health

“Public health mandates extra-ordinary commitment and will from government machineries which require non-partisan dialogues. Politics and public health are two sides ...

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August 22 2017

SIXTH SENSE? That’s Childs play.

When we think of human senses we think of eyesight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell....

August 22 2017

Mosquito Maladies

The days when malaria could be called a fatal disease are past now, but we still have...

August 22 2017