Health

Addressing the Case for Gendered NCD Policies

The newly launched report “Global Health 50-50” released by the Center for Gender and Global Health at the University College of London, shows that in the Global H...

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Will NHPM help India achieve Universal Health Coverage?

In March 2015, Kailash Burange, a traditional art painter, and his wife Arti travelled in an ambulance for more than 2 hours with their new-born baby girl from a remote villag...

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Vaccination is Vital to stop the spread of Disease in the Community

Even if a small number of people are left unvaccinated, it can make a big difference. This would result in the survival of disease and spreading of it amongst other people. Th...

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The Risk of Financial Catastrophe due to Expensive Surgeries

For many medical conditions, surgery is the best – or in many cases – the only option available to patients. While it is a life-saving option, it also has the pote...

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Children with Stunted Growth endure Adverse Outcomes later in Life

According to a paper published by the World Bank, India has the third-highest proportion of workers stunted in their childhood. India also has the highest number of children s...

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From Ruins to Reconstruction: Rwanda's Miraculous Health Recovery

In the dawn of the day of April 22nd, 1995, the Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA) seized the moment to perpetuate one of the largest massacres in the history of the Rwandan tragedy...

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A Mother normalizes Breastfeeding through her Photographs

Recently, Utah and Idaho passed laws legalizing breastfeeding in public, making them the last two states to enact such laws in the U.S. So breastfeeding in public places is fi...

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Why India lags behind in vaccinating its Children?

A new study by the World Health Organization called Explorations of inequality: Childhood immunization, launched in July 2018 describes how a child’s likelihood of being...

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Venture Philanthropy: Gates Invest in Alzheimer’s Research

A basic blood test at the doctor can really do wonders when it comes to detecting the deadliest of diseases. So if your blood report shows high cholesterol, your doctor can te...

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A New Drug to reduce Maternal Deaths during Childbirth

A recent World Bank data puts the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) for India reported in 2015 at 174 per 100,000 live births, which is a significant decline from the 215 figure ...

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Be inspired by the Real-life Chronicles of this Year

Though we love to get lost in fantastical fictional tales, every now and then, be it a c...

September 21 2018

Floating Schools bring Classrooms to Children

Located at the crossing of two mighty rivers: the Ganges and the Brahmaputra, Bangladesh...

September 21 2018

The 9th Jagran Film Festival to conclude in style in Mumbai

The Jagran Film Festival (JFF), which is in the ninth edition of the series, comes ...

September 20 2018