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Jan 03, 2017
Modi's cash transfer scheme for pregnant women shortsighted, healthcare quality needs attention firstModi’s declaration that a conditional cash transfer scheme, which disqualifies a vast section of women, will bring down maternal mortality appears counter-intuitive and shortsighted.
Sep 15, 2016
UN high-level panel report on access to medicines a boost for those delivering life-saving drugsRegardless of the challenges in implementing the recommendations of this important report, the UN’s voice in affirming the right to health is a shot in the arm for activists and governments struggling to deliver life-saving drugs to the dying millions.
Sep 01, 2016
Dana Majhi case not only one: India short of 5 lakh doctors, lacks medical facilitiesPublic-health centres across India’s rural areas — 25,308 in 29 states and seven union territories — are short of more than 3,000 doctors, the scarcity rising 200 percent (or tripling) over 10 years
Jun 30, 2016
Researchers develop cheap $2 saliva sample test to help curb Zika menaceScientists have now developed a new $2 test that has been found in the lab to accurately detect low levels of the virus in saliva.
Jun 03, 2016
Only 18 per cent children in India vaccinated on time: US researchersAlthough India is a leading producer and exporter of vaccines, it has the greatest number of deaths among children under 5.
May 18, 2016
After nine infants die at hospital in Ajmer, parents allege negligenceAs many as nine newborn babies have died at a hospital in Ajmer in Rajasthan in a matter of days, news reports said. The deaths have put the spotlight on poor state of public health.
May 05, 2016
How ASHA workers helped save lives of ethnic tribes in Arunachal PradeshASHA workers in their effort to provide precious health services to ethnic tribes in Arunachal Pradesh.
Apr 09, 2016
Marathwada's drought: Water scarcity has created a region where trust has eroded and left the social fabric frayedIn recent times, the drought in Marathwada has been reported, discussed and debated, but all from a safe distance. News reports, television debates, social media commentary and even judicial pronouncements have been made regarding the situation.
Apr 01, 2016
How can country be mother? Darul Uloom issues fatwa against chanting 'Bharat Mata ki Jai'Prominent Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has issued an edict asking Muslims to refrain from raising the slogan as it is "akin to idol-worship" which is against the tenets of Islam.
Mar 11, 2016
Parliament panel seeks smaller health warning on cigarette packsA parliamentary committee has recommended a reduction in the proposed size of health warnings on cigarette packs, saying the measure is too harsh