State, UTs to make travelling arrangements for health workers says Health Minister in video conference meeting
The Union minister asked authorities to start a helpline for those under quarantine so that they can reach out to psychologists.
Madhya Pradesh govt scraps circular that set sterilisation targets for male health workers, transfers official who issued notice
The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday scrapped a controversial circular that set sterilisation targets for male multi-purpose health workers (MPHWs) and warned of salary loss for not meeting goals.
A new study found that training available workforce such as Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) could be effective in rural areas.
A bank account subtly shifts the balance of power in the family towards the woman.
Yemen cholera outbreak: 5,000 people affected daily; poor sanitation leading to rapid spread of disease
Cholera is believed to have affected more than 500,000 people and killed nearly 2,000 since late April, the World Health Organization said
World Health Organisation (WHO) Assistant Director General Bruce Aylward said here on Tuesday that the Ebola "response is definitely getting better."
Over 10,000 'out-of-school' children were detected in a one-day survey carried out in the city by school teachers, health workers and education department officials on Saturday.
Health workers treating women with pregnancy-related problems in Ebola-hit countries have to make life or death decisions for their patients and themselves, experts said on Wednesday.
Time said the virus struck doctors and nurses in unprecedented numbers, "wiping out a public-health infrastructure that was weak in the first place."
Doctors Without Borders said last week that some American workers were delaying their return to the United States after working in West Africa and staying in Europe for 21 days, Ebola virus's maximum incubation period.
UN chief Ban ki-Moon warns against quarantining Ebola health workers.
The US government has announced new monitoring guidelines for people who have been exposed to the Ebola virus disease in an attempt to create a single national response measure against the more restrictive ones adopted by several states.
US hospitals may be unprepared to safely dispose of the infectious waste generated by any Ebola virus disease patient to arrive unannounced in the country, potentially putting the wider community at risk, biosafety experts said.
Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the potentially lethal virus behaves. The first cases of Ebola in this outbreak were reported in Guinea by the World Health Organization on March 23 — before spreading to Sierra Leone, Liberia and elsewhere. Here's a look at what scientists have learned so far.
Canadian drugmaker Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp said on Monday that US and Canadian regulators have authorised the use of its Ebola treatment in patients who have confirmed or suspected infections from the deadly virus.
International agencies and governments are fighting to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The fever, which causes external and internal bleeding, has killed at least, 2,630 people in West Africa.
Donating to disasters used to mean writing a check to Oxfam or the Red Cross. These days in the Internet age, for the Ebola crisis, citizens from all over the world are donating their time by going online to build maps for relief workers.
An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the US response to the epidemic in West Africa.
A fourth Ebola patient will be flown to the United States by air ambulance from West Africa to receive treatment for the deadly disease, hospital officials in Atlanta said on Monday.