In a bid to cope up better with the disease outbreaks and health emergencies, the World Health Organisation member states on Thursday agreed to develop a new health emergency programme that aims at re
Stressing that no child in conflict with law will be handcuffed/chained or sent to jail or lock-up, the draft rules of the Juvenile Justice Act 2015 released on Wednesday by the women and child develo
In a startling revelation, a new study published in the Lancet has revealed that unemployment and reduced public-sector health spending following the 2008 global economic crisis were associated with i
The ordinance doesn’t give any relief to the private medical colleges.
A day after the report claimed presence of cancer-causing chemicals in bread of all top brands, the government is all set to ban “potassium bromate” as food additive due to its “hazardous effects” on
Confusion over the fate of the ordinance to defer for a year the implementation of the Supreme Court-ordered National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) as the “sole” entrance test for admission to
In a significant revelation, a recent study has found that rates of teenage pregnancy in England have halved since the implementation of the Government’s Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) in 1999.
Two months after the Union health ministry launched a miracle drug for tuberculosis, Bedaquiline, with great pomp and show, the drug has not been put to use on a single patient.
President Pranab Mukherjee seems to have raised some “doubts” over the Centre’s decision to bring in an ordinance to defer implementation of the Supreme Court-ordered National Eligibility-cum-Entrance
Amid opposition from students and several states, the Union Cabinet on Friday cleared the promulgation of an ordinance to defer the implementation of the Supreme Court-ordered National Eligibility-cum