January 24, 2020 9:46 am
Health officials fear the transmission rate could accelerate as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel at home and abroad during week-long holidays for the Lunar New Year, which begins on Saturday.
December 20, 2019 9:21 am
Four out of five tobacco users globally are men, so declines of tobacco consumption in males marks a turning point for the fight against tobacco.
October 28, 2019 7:17 am
In the study, published recently in the BMC Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, researchers have identified a series of challenges constraining access to insulin — an essential, life-saving medicine for people with diabetes — in Bengaluru region.
October 10, 2019 3:19 am
Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday released the strategy document, which stated, “In the past few years, the government of India has placed health high on its political agenda and made a commitment to make significant increases in public spending in health."
October 01, 2019 8:20 am
As World Mental Health Day draws close (October 10), a look at diverse individuals trying to help break the stigma by understanding, innovating and attempting to cure mental health issues
September 10, 2019 10:32 am
From 2010 to 2016, the global suicide rate fell by nearly 10% to 10.5 per 100,000 people. However, the number of deaths remained stable due to population growth.
September 05, 2019 10:29 am
The guide aims to address the “double burden” of treating people who are underweight and overweight, and provide countries with a roadmap for better interventions.
August 23, 2019 7:30 am
Malaria infected around 219 million people in 2017 and killed around 435,000 of them - the vast majority of them babies and children in the poorest parts of Africa.
July 31, 2019 2:14 am
The WHO headquarters was built by Padma Bhushan recipient architect Habib Rahman, who was a senior architect with the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) at the time.
July 30, 2019 2:51 am
According to WHO, vaccine hesitancy refers to delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccines despite availability of vaccination services.
December 06, 2019 4:39 pm
November 01, 2018 9:35 am
Over 1.25 lakh children in India below the age of five died in 2016 due to the impact of polluted air and almost one in five children who die from toxic air exposure across the world is from India, a new study by the World Health Organisation has sai
August 24, 2018 1:45 pm