Climate change is poised to worsen air quality globally.
WHO resisted sounding the alarm until August, partly for political reasons, despite the fact that senior staff in Africa proposed doing so in June.
Using 2013 figures, the Atlas estimates that about 23.2 per cent of adult males in India smoke.
BJP MP writes to Nadda against enforcing the move for bigger pictorial warnings on cigarettes.
Javadekar further said a comprehensive air quality index would be launched and monitoring stations will be set up.
Dr Murthy, who assumed office less than three months ago, told The Indian Express that India could internalise some of the public outreach strategies of the US government.
The fact is that changes in our lifestyle can powerfully protect us against cancer.
The latest report from WHO suggests that the worst may be over and there is now a significant drop in numbers.
Sierra Leone’s government this week launched a major operation to contain the epidemic in West Africa’s worst-hit country.
WHO guidelines recommend that liquid wastes from patients be flushed down the toilet or disposed.
Malaria deaths have dropped dramatically since 2000 as more people are treated and started take precautions also.
A national database is being prepared on drug resistance in association with a network of ten laboratories in the country
The ministry’s move is in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s framework convention on tobacco control.
The PUC-for-fuel rule may be a good idea but how in oxygen’s name is he going to implement it in this porous giant of a city?
Dr. Ada Igonoh, a doctor who got Ebola and recovered, expects to donate plasma and recruit others for the study.