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Mar 21, 2017
National Health Policy 2017: Experts say expenditure target low as compared to neighbouring countriesThe target of increasing health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025, set by the National Health Policy 2017, is very low in comparison to what has been achieved by the neighbouring countries
Feb 28, 2017
Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths: Thanks to our ministers, the lives of women continue to remain cheapHere are recent two stories that are quite telling about what our government feels about women’s reproductive health. On 15 February, the Chhattisgarh High Court declared that RK Gupta, the doctor who conducted a botched sterilisation camp in Bilaspur in November 2014, had to be let off. It didn’t matter that the man had performed tubectomies on 83 women in 90 minutes, or that 18 of these women had died because of it.
Feb 22, 2017
Lionel Messi takes a break from football to promote Hepatitis C charity event in EgyptArgentinian football star Lionel Messi was in Egypt Tuesday as the face of an initiative to promote the North African country as a medical tourism destination for hepatitis C patients.
Jan 10, 2017
Smoking to kill 8 million, cost $1 trillion a year: WHOThe number of tobacco-related deaths is projected to increase from about 6 million deaths annually to about 8 million annually by 2030, with more than 80 percent of these occurring in LMICs (low- and middle-income countries), said a study conducted by WHO and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday
Jan 03, 2017
Why consuming a kilo meat is unnatural, unpatriotic and harms the economyAll scientific research has established the direct correlation between excess protein intake and negative calcium absorption.
Dec 20, 2016
Mahindra, MSRDC and SaveLife foundation launch 'Safety under 80' campaignThe campaign intends to create awareness about the dangers of speeding on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway
Dec 01, 2016
World AIDS Day: Activists participate in awareness campaignsThe WHO report cites worrying numbers, when it comes to awareness about HIV in young girls. Fewer than one in every five girls between 15 years and 19 years of age are aware of their HIV status.
Nov 30, 2016
World AIDS Day: Over 14 million HIV positive people unaware of infection; WHO recommends self-testingHIV self-testing means people can use oral fluid or blood-finger-pricks to discover their status in a private and convenient setting, the WHO release said.
Nov 21, 2016
Syrian family, pupils among dozens killed in Aleppo attacksHundreds of people have been killed since Tuesday in a concerted push by the government and its allies to quash resistance in the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo to reestablish control over Syria's biggest pre-war city
Nov 19, 2016
WHO declares end of Zika emergency but says virus remains a threatThe World Health Organization on Friday declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency, but it stressed a need for a long-term effort to address the virus, which has been linked to birth defects and neurological complications