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Mar 25, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: Strong social distancing measures best way to contain spread of COVID-19, says Lancet studyThe combined approach of social distancing comprising quarantine, school closure, and workplace measures, is the most effective way to fight coronavirus, a study published in The Lancet said
Aug 22, 2019
'Right to healthcare, life compromised': Doctors voice concern for J&K patients in open letter to Union govtThe medical professionals have expressed concerns about the absence of functional ambulance systems, mental health challenges and pellet gun injuries in Kashmir.
Sep 13, 2018
Cases of chronic lung diseases up from 28mn to 55mn during 1990-2016, diabetes prevalence doubles: Lancet studyAccording to the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2016, the contribution of air pollution to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) was found to be higher than that of smoking in India.
Nov 15, 2017
India has grown healthy since 1990, but mother-child malnutrition and rise in lifestyle diseases are worryingWhile India is growing healthier, not every state and Union territory can be said to be growing healthy at the same pace, points out the India: Health of the Nation’s States
Nov 15, 2017
India's latest health report card gives us a lot to worry about: Lie expectancy at birth improves, but communicable diseases on riseIndia’s latest and most comprehensive health report card released on 14 November has something to cheer about and a lot to worry about.
Oct 31, 2017
Indoor air pollution deadlier than industrial, caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, finds studyIndoor air pollution caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, more than the emissions from coal power plants or other industrial sources.
May 19, 2017
Healthcare index: India ranks 154th among 195 nations, finds itself below Bangladesh and NepalIndia has performed poorly on healthcare index in the latest Lancet report titled 'Global Burden of Disease', lagging behind countries like Nepal, Bhutan and even Bangladesh.
Oct 10, 2014
Construction of toilets alone won't impact health in India, says studyA new study on building toilets in rural India shows that adding facilities alone is not enough to improve public health.
Jul 25, 2014
Prithviraj Chavan writes for Firstpost: Committed to improving child healthcareThere is no leadership without accountability for nutrition. Maharashtra has shown the way to the rest of the country. Other states are looking to replicate Maharashtra's nutrition mission, writes Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.