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Nov 30, 2018
Ebola outbreak in Congo now second largest in history, says WHO; officials confirm 198 deaths due to diseaseMore than 37,000 people have received Ebola vaccinations, and Congo has begun the first-ever trial to test the effectiveness and safety of four experimental Ebola drugs.
Nov 20, 2018
WHO World Malaria Report 2018: India leads world in reducing disease burden; registered a 24% decrease in cases in 2017India and 10 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for around 70 percent of estimated malaria cases (151 million) and deaths (274,000) globally in 2017, with only India reporting progress in reducing its malaria cases when compared to 2016, a report said Monday.
Nov 13, 2018
World Diabetes Day 2018: This year's theme aims to highlights role of family, educate members about warning signsThe World Diabetes Day campaign is represented by a blue circle logo — also the global symbol for diabetes awareness — after the passage of the UN Resolution on diabetes.
Nov 03, 2018
'Pollution in Delhi akin to smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day', say doctors at event to raise awarenessTo showcase the ill effects of air pollution, an installation depicting human lungs was unveiled at a hospital in Delhi on Saturday.
Oct 28, 2018
Who movie review: Interesting theme ruined by a laboured tone and discomfort with its chosen languageArray
Oct 24, 2018
World Polio Day: Why the disease persists, 18 years after the WHO deadline to eradicate itIn 1988, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced an ambitious campaign to rid the world of polio by 2000. It’s 2018, and polio still persists in pockets, including cases of vaccine-derived polio in India.
Oct 13, 2018
India eyes biggest Zika outbreak with 50 confirmed cases in Jaipur; teams deployed to carry out fogging, anti-larvae treatmentThe state government has been provided information to create awareness about Zika virus.
Oct 10, 2018
World Mental Health Day 2018: IRDAI must define illness for insurers; lack of clarity, policy is pushing India towards crisisDespite a circular issued in August asking health insurance providers to cover mental health problems with immediate effect, there's not a single policy in the market that covers mental healthcare. In fact, most policies continue to have clauses that exclude diseases like schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s.
Oct 04, 2018
Health ministry says surveillance against Polio virus Type 2 enhanced in UP, Maharashtra, Telangana after traces of virus found in statesThe Health Ministry on Wednesday said surveillance has been enhanced in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana after traces of Polio Virus Type 2 were found in some batches of oral polio vaccine, and asserted that the country must continue to remain polio-free.
Oct 03, 2018
Startup Naturevibe Botanicals enters Indian market after US launch; plans global expansion soonWith Naturevibe Botanicals, Chokhani's aim was to launch foods that do not contain preservatives and he decided to launch it in the US in 2017.