Health

Global Decline in Fertility Rates Shocking

There is a remarkable decline in fertility rates around the world which is leading to a “baby bust” in many countries including the UK, health experts have warned,...

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Toxic Air both Indoor and Outdoor kills 600,000 Children Each Year

The World Health Organization has revealed that the exposure to toxic air, indoor as well as outdoor, kills over some 600,000 children under the age of 15 every year.  Da...

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Astana Declaration commits to achieve Universal Health Coverage

The United Nations Member States have promised to strengthen primary health care as an ‘essential’ step towards achieving universal health coverage for all.  ...

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It is Guilt and not Housework that’s harming your Health!

According to a recent analysis by the International Social Survey Programme, guilt over not doing enough housework may have a serious impact on the health of working women. &l...

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Building a Strong Health Workforce around the World

Health is the natural form of well-being. There is no doubt that still too many people around the world are unable to access even the most basic healthcare. No wonder there is...

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ASHA workers can play a Significant Role in managing Non-communicable Diseases

India is a country where quality health care remains a privilege of the rich and influential. But a silent army of women, clad in pink sarees, work tirelessly and selflessly t...

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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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Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder now as common as Depression

A new study reveals some 10 percent of men and seven percent of women struggle to contro...

November 16 2018

India can lead the way in defanging the Defamation Laws

Women in India are fighting for their workplace equality and dignity. The recent issue o...

November 16 2018

Come winter, Meghalaya celebrates the ‘100 Drum Wangala Festival’

The Wangala Festival of Meghalaya which is also known as the “100 Drum W...

November 15 2018