With an aim to eliminate malaria, India is set to intensify its efforts and focus at the micro level from this year so to attain malaria-free status by 2030.
To counter the possible outbreak of Zika virus in the country and specifically in the states that provide ideal conditions for proliferation of mosquitoes during this time of the year, the Union healt
With an aim to target the growing incidence of anaemia in children, the government will launch a mega scheme for “worm treatment” in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Union health minister J.P.
Minutes after the women and child development (WCD) ministry announced actor and social activist Nandita Das as the ambassador for the ministry’s campaign to save the girl child, “Beti Bachao Beti Pad
With an aim to renew focus on health sector during the Budget Session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will get a presentation from Niti Aayog bureaucrats on February 16 on the steps to improve the ailin
With Zika virus fast spreading its wings, India has decided that all its international airports will soon have signages asking passengers coming from affected countries to report “fever-like” symptoms
In what could be a huge blow to the disability movement, the Narendra Modi government is planning to keep out “mental illness” from the ambit of the long-delayed law planned on disabilities.
With the Zika virus spreading “explosively”, the Indian government is considering issuing travel restrictions for pregnant women and those “who intend to get pregnant” to postpone travel to the countr
Even as the government claimed that the recent odd-even plan brought down pollution and proposed to bring it back, here is something to gulp down.
Increasing breastfeeding to near-universal levels for infants and young children could save over 800,000 children’s lives a year worldwide, equivalent to 13 per cent of all deaths in children under tw