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“Everyone has a right to access quality healthcare” - WHO

The World Health Organization has sponsored for the key topic of concern at a global medicine forum in South Africa stating that developing cou...

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Study reveals India lacks an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses

India has shortage of an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses, a recent study shows. Scientists say that this lack of staff is preven...

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Life expectancy gaps driven by uneven access to health care services: WHO

In many circumstances, men access health care less than women. Men are much more likely to die from preventable and treatable non-com...

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This World Health Day, WHO aims at Universal Health Coverage

Observing the World Health Day on 7 April, Universal health coverage (UHC) is the focus of the World Health Organization (WHO)...

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Lack of safe water far deadlier for children than war

Marking the World Water Day, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report that lack of safe water is far deadlier for children than w...

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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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