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1.2 billion children threatened by war, poverty, discrimination: study

More than 575 million girls live in countries "where gender bias is a serious issue".

31 May 2018 5:21 PM

Investment in NCD control leads to improvement in health, economy: WHO

If all countries use these interventions, the world would move significantly closer to reduce premature death by one-third by 2030.

17 May 2018 4:20 PM

WHO stresses on prioritising universal health coverage

Some 65 million are pushed into extreme poverty, mainly due to paying out-of-pocket for medicines.

05 Apr 2018 3:08 PM

Going broke midlife tied to increased risk of premature death

Compared with those who maintained level of wealth, participants who experienced negative wealth shock were 50 per cent more likely to die.

04 Apr 2018 11:03 AM

Afghan mum cradling baby during university exam goes viral

Ahmadi appears a little bemused by the attention triggered by the photo of her cradling baby Khizran during the exam last month.

26 Mar 2018 11:07 AM

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Indian rural women often late in seeking breast cancer care

It's urgent to have a national breast cancer program in India, while at the local level, awareness needs to be raised about breast cancer.

23 Mar 2018 1:32 PM

How the youth, farmers, women are becoming self-reliant in Jharkhand

The efforts are being made in many directions by the government to generate maximum potential for self-employment.

16 Mar 2018 2:23 AM

Survival of patients with anal cancer depends on socioeconomic status

Advances in SCCA treatment have boosted survival and cure rates, but benefits are uneven among patients of disparate socioeconomic status.

12 Mar 2018 6:46 PM

Child marriages decline in India: UNICEF

When a girl is forced to marry as a child, she faces immediate and lifelong consequences.

06 Mar 2018 4:43 PM

Sexual crimes in neighbourhood may harm women's mental health

Feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighbourhood are significantly tied to women's.

15 Jan 2018 6:40 PM

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Half of world's people can't get basic health services: WHO

Some 800 million people worldwide spend at least 10 percent of their household income on healthcare.

14 Dec 2017 12:03 PM

Ram Rajya means home for all, no poverty, discrimination: Adityanath

Adityanath hit out at critics claiming that there were some who opposed and questioned his actions regardless of what he did.

18 Oct 2017 8:37 PM

Bridging the gender gap

Empowering women has been held up as an answer to myriad global problems, starting with poverty.

28 Sep 2017 7:22 AM

Govt should focus more on reducing poverty: Panagariya

He says there can be potentially serious conflict between poverty reduction and reduction in inequality.

28 Aug 2017 3:12 PM

Vow to end poverty, graft by 2022, says Modi

Modi noted that the menace of corruption has adversely impacted the development of the country and has eaten the polity from the inside.

10 Aug 2017 2:05 AM

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Making microfinance relevant to poor again

Microfinance is facing trouble because the purity of its mission has been diluted.

22 Jun 2017 6:16 AM

Raheel’s IMAFT: A self-defeating idea?

The question here is: where exactly has Raheel Sharif joined and what would be his role?

18 Apr 2017 12:14 AM

Poverty-hit Odisha girls join hemp peddling racket

The stories of the three other girls held by the police were no different.

18 Mar 2017 2:29 AM

In pursuit of ‘BENNY’volence

She has taken great strides to give children a reason to smile with her organisation.

09 Mar 2017 1:31 AM

Odisha’s growth rate beats national average

Odisha’s real per capita income rose from Rs 47,632 in 2011-12 to Rs 61,678 in 2016-17 at 2011-12 prices, the report said.

27 Feb 2017 1:06 AM

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