The Zika virus, transmitted by Aedes mosquito - which also transmits dengue - has been declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization, and has spread to over 25 countries.
Amol Palekar welcomed the order and said that it shows the doors of the Supreme court have not ‘shut down’ yet. Having an open mind on the issue that has been pending for so long is definitely a welcome step, he told The Indian Express.
India is home to 60 per cent of the world’s leprosy-affected and with Anti-Leprosy Day coming up on January 30, the Centre has vowed to redouble its efforts to find out the “hidden cases”. Hidden cases are those that go unreported and according to Dr Sunil Anand, director of the Leprosy Mission Trust of India, […]
Even as the awareness is low, most hospitals have realised the need to have their own stroke code facility, which allows the team of neurologists, radiologists and other staff to immediately respond to the patient.
The plea filed by Gitanjali and another couple will come up for hearing on January 8. In her petition, the mother has pointed out how a child can be rejected for adoption merely because his/her photograph is not appealing.
“It has been more than 50 years since the ground has been used to play polo,” Suresh Tapuriah, polo expert and president of the Amateur Riders’ Club — the largest civilian club with 1,400 members in the country.
An estimated 1,69,760 pneumonia deaths in children under the age of five in India could potentially be prevented through prompt access to effective antibiotics, a new Lancet study published on November 18 has said.