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Aug 09, 2018
Six of 10 Indian babies aren't breastfed within first hour of birth; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan rank lowest in early nursingIndia ranked 56 out of 76 countries on early initiation of breastfeeding, according to the 2018 Global Breastfeeding Scorecard, released with the report, which tracks progress of breastfeeding policies and programmes.
Aug 07, 2018
9 percent of all abortions are following sex selection in India, says IDF, asks India to focus on women's healthVinoj Manning, 55, executive director of Ipas Development Foundation (IDF), India, an advocacy group dedicated to preventing and managing unwanted pregnancies, tells IndiaSpend in this interview that no more than 9 percent of all abortions are for sex selection.
Jul 27, 2018
Researchers find new species of Ebola virus in bats in Sierra Leone; unclear if it can cause diseaseA new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11,000 across West Africa, the government said on Thursday.
Jun 28, 2018
Better sanitation facilities, delayed pregnancy could reduce anaemia rates in pregnant women in India, says studyImproved sanitation facilities and delayed pregnancy in India could reduce the rates of anaemia in pregnant women faster. The prevalence of anaemia in pregnant women in India (50 percent) is higher than all South Asian nations except Pakistan.
Jun 13, 2018
Shortage of medicines at public hospitals forcing poor to turn to private pharmacies, says Chhattisgarh studyAs India readies itself for Ayushman Bharat, the national health protection scheme covering primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare, a study from Chhattisgarh reveals poor availability of generic drugs in the state’s public hospitals.
Jun 06, 2018
Indian engineers find way to fight air pollution; devices installed at govt firms to capture diesel exhaust and turn it into inkIn polluted India, engineers find novel way to bring down pollution levels in the major cities.
May 27, 2018
Ebola virus: US begins first human trials of VRC 608 antibody to examine safety, tolerabilityUS researchers have started the first-in-human trial evaluating an experimental treatment for Ebola virus disease, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical centre said in a statement.
May 12, 2018
WHO hopes to deploy experimental Ebola vaccine to stem outbreak in remote area of CongoThe World Health Organization said it hopes to deploy an experimental Ebola vaccine to tackle an outbreak in a remote area of Congo to prevent it spreading
Feb 18, 2018
India dealing with environmental crisis but govt in denial, says lawyer Ritwick DuttaMultiple studies conducted recently have shown that India is dealing with an environmental crisis.
Dec 31, 2017
Kenya: 36 killed, 11 others injured after head-on collision between bus and lorryThirty-six people were killed and 11 injured early Sunday morning in a head-on collision between a bus and a lorry on a road in central Kenya