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4 cardiovascular disease medicines may be unaffordable for 59% households: Study

The WHO analysed information about availability and costs of cardiovascular disease medicines in pharmacies gathered from 596 communities in 18 countries participating in the study.

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A State Of Mind

Decades of mismanagement have hobbled India’s mental health programme

To our health

The victory over birth-related tetanus owes more to a systems approach than to scientific innovation


Over 4 mn Indians could be living with chronic joint pain

‘The burden of rheumatic diseases is yet to be thoroughly investigated, is probably under-reported’

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WHO report: Few govts levy appropriate tax on tobacco

The report specifically mentions that complex tax structures make it harder for smokers to quit and create tax avoidance opportunities that tobacco companies exploit.

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WHO urges reopening S Korea schools closed over MERS virus

South Korea officials this week said the MERS outbreak may have peaked but that the next several days would be crucial to determining whether their efforts to isolate infected patients had stymied the disease.

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PM Narendra Modi highlights harmful effects of tobacco consumption

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday highlighted the harms associated with tobacco consumption/

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WHO singles out air pollution as major health hazard

This is the first time that air pollution and its associated health risks have been discussed at the highest forum of WHO.

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30 dead as cholera outbreaks in Uganda, reports WHO

A ‘severe humanitarian crisis’ is unfolding in Tanzania because an influx of refugees from Burundi is overwhelming health and sanitation facilities in the area


‘Cancer treatment ain’t just for the rich’

WHO added 16 new anti-cancer medicines to the model list of essential medicines (WHO EML) on May 8.


Who, me? Tina Sharma Tiwari on her new book and inspirations

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.


WHO asks Pune institutes to find out how air pollutants affect health

Climate change is poised to worsen air quality globally.


Emails show UN health agency resisted declaring Ebola emergency on economic, political grounds

WHO resisted sounding the alarm until August, partly for political reasons, despite the fact that senior staff in Africa proposed doing so in June.


Smoking rates down among Indian men, up among women

Using 2013 figures, the Atlas estimates that about 23.2 per cent of adult males in India smoke.


WHO praises India for tobacco warnings

BJP MP writes to Nadda against enforcing the move for bigger pictorial warnings on cigarettes.