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Global suicide rates on a downward trend - WHO

According to a study released on 7th February, suicide rates have fallen by more than a third globally, since 1990. The World Health Organizati...

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Three interrelated pandemics – obesity, starvation and climate change are ‘burning’ our planet

According to a report released on 27th Jan (Sunday) in The Lancet, the world needs to cope up with new initiatives to fight t...

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Cigarette Butts are not just killing you, but the Environment too

Plastics are finally being recognised as the major pollutant in use and have resulted in ban in many countries as of now. Yet another, bigger p...

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Need for Clear and Concrete Mechanisms for reducing Air Pollution

According to the World Health Organization, India has nine of the world’s 10 most polluted cities, with hazardous urban smoke. ...

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Domestic violence, abuse and neglect reduce children’s growth and development

From birth to age five, a child’s brain develops more than at any other time in life. And early brain development has a lasting impact on...

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The Himalayan Superwomen: Midwives of Pakistan act as Life-savers

In Pakistan, for every 100,000 babies born, some 260 women die during childbirth. The country is one of 11 countries that comprised 65 per...

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UN Chief calls for ‘transformative changes’ to our Food Systems

On Monday, the 10th of December - the UN Agriculture chief called upon “transformative changes” to our food systems, addressing that millions a...

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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 th...

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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...

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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 basi...

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