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Apr 23, 2017
India's heatwaves claimed 4,620 lives in four years, says Ministry of Earth SciencesHeatwaves in the country are turning out to be particularly deadly with over 4,620 recorded deaths caused by the severe weather condition in the last four years.
Feb 23, 2017
BMC Election 2017: Mandate a chance for Shiv Sena, BJP to solve civic issues, improve life of MumbaikarsThe Shiv Sena and BJP's performance in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election may not be sufficient for either party to govern the civic body individually but both must come together to solve the civic issues in the city
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.