The Medical Council of India (MCI) is considering doing away with dissection of human bodies and animal cadavers, a practice used for medical students in teaching aspects of biology.
Sex education programmes for young people, including information on how to use and acquire contraceptives, is one of the key recommendations issued by the WHO’s guidance document that aims to provide
The ministry of women and child development (WCD) is contemplating taking the ordinance route to get the amendments in the Juvenile Justice Act passed proposing that juveniles caught in heinous crime
An analysis of a unique “Supermum” (Super-Amma) handwashing campaign shows for the first time that using emotional motivators, such as feelings of disgust and nurture, rather than health messages, can
In what could be a boon for the diabetics that are on insulin therapy and diabetic children, who undergo constant finger pricks, newly launched “injection ports” are an option now.
In a major step, new guidelines on sexual violence formulated by the health ministry will offer an option to the victim of not reporting the incident to the police at the time of the medical examinati
Five years after the first draft of Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) bill, was prepared, it seems that the proposed bill is unlikely to see the light of the day.
After having three successful years without any polio case, next on India’s agenda is to pull out trivalent vaccine responsible for all vaccine derived polio cases in the country.
More than five years after the government introduced smoke-free laws in the country, the airports across India have been found to be blowing them up.
The first-ever indigenous low-cost pathogen kit, use to check food contamination, is all set to hit the market. Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad will inaugurate the kits this week.