A ‘severe humanitarian crisis’ is unfolding in Tanzania because an influx of refugees from Burundi is overwhelming health and sanitation facilities in the area
WHO added 16 new anti-cancer medicines to the model list of essential medicines (WHO EML) on May 8.
While many of us must have used the phrase, ‘Who, me?’ sometime in our lives, Tina Sharma Tiwari decided to pen it down in the form of a novel.
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