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Sep 18, 2017
Yemen cholera crisis: WHO urges country to accept vaccines to contain epidemic which has claimed 2,000 livesYemen, where a multinational conflict has caused a humanitarian crisis, had asked the UN health agency earlier this year for doses of the vaccine and later changed its mind
Sep 14, 2017
Arsenic has been discovered in Pakistan’s groundwater: This will affect India tooAt least half of the people who were so far known to be at risk of arsenic contamination live in the Ganges-Brahmaputra basins of Bangladesh and India (West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Manipur and Chhattisgarh).
Sep 07, 2017
Hyderabad-based National Institute of Nutrition develops India's first nutrition atlasIn order to provide a snapshot of all relevant data and information about nutrition, the Hyderabad-based NIN has developed India’s first Nutrition Atlas.
Aug 13, 2017
Five-year waiting period for surrogacy is breach of reproductive rights, says parliamentary committeeThe five-year waiting period for couples to avail surrogacy is breach of reproductive rights, a parliamentary committee has said.
Aug 05, 2017
World Breastfeeding Week: Obsessing over the benefits of breastfeeding only leads to stressObsessing over the benefits of breastfeeding can make new mothers feel unnecessarily worried or guilty.
Aug 03, 2017
World Breastfeeding Week: Breast milk boosts child's immunity, helps develop baby's brainsWith World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 to 7) being celebrated in more than 170 countries, Firstpost takes a look some of the advantages of breastfeeding as well as the myths associated with it
Jul 23, 2017
Yemen cholera outbreak: Death toll rises to 1,800; Red Cross warns over 6,00,000 may be affected in 2017More than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Sunday
Jul 01, 2017
Yemen cholera death toll rises to 1,500 since April; about 250,000 people infected: WHOThe World Health Organization says a rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has claimed 1,500 lives since April and is suspected of sickening 246,000 people.
Jul 01, 2017
Tedros Adhanom becomes WHO's first African director to take over UN health agencyThe 52-year-old is the first African to head the WHO and he takes over from Margaret Chan of China, who led it for nearly 10 years.
Jun 21, 2017
Aadhaar now mandatory for tuberculosis patients to avail govt benefitsPeople suffering from tuberculosis will have to compulsorily submit their Aadhaar number to avail benefits under a central government scheme.