While rates of interventions like c-sections vary among regions, WHO has seen what it considers a worrying rise in such practices worldwide.
15 Feb 2018 8:47 PM
New money would also help leverage more than $100 million in domestic financing and $39 million of existing donor money in region by 2022.
25 Jan 2018 8:11 AM
Centre has requested CMs to take appropriate action against quacks and evolve policies to ensure availability of quality health workforce.
05 Jan 2018 9:12 PM
Inclusion means health care workers and doctors can now diagnose someone with the condition.
27 Dec 2017 9:14 AM
The list was last updated 27 years ago, in 1990.
24 Dec 2017 1:46 PM
There are no plans to legalise cannabis as it would not address the harm to individuals and communities.
14 Dec 2017 6:33 PM
WHO says bogus drugs are growing threat as increased pharmaceutical trade, including Internet sales, open door to toxic products.
29 Nov 2017 8:41 AM
The report, however, warns that the world is still far from eliminating measles.
27 Oct 2017 8:31 AM
As per WHO estimates, nearly five crore Indians are suffering from depression and over 300 million people are living with it globally.
10 Oct 2017 8:28 AM
The crucial issue is what can be done to better the quality of life of those affected by mental health problems.
09 Oct 2017 1:21 AM
According to researchers, patients are beginning to develop growing resistance to drugs which could jeopardise progress in modern medicine.
20 Sep 2017 2:18 PM
A WHO survey states that nearly 1 in 10 people fall ill every year from eating contaminated food.
10 Jul 2017 12:43 AM
The survey was conducted Thursday morning by nearly 20 road safety experts.
09 Jun 2017 2:10 AM
The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017 is “Tobacco — a threat to development.”
29 May 2017 12:47 AM
Depressive disorders are now also the second largest contributor to disability adjusted life years (DALYs).
08 Apr 2017 1:36 AM
India aims to reduce TB mortality by 90 per cent by 2035.
14 Mar 2017 1:48 AM
In recent years a number of websites providing “unbalanced, misleading, and alarming” vaccine safety information have been established.
02 Mar 2017 9:10 PM
Moreover, air pollution varies not only with population density, but also with regional differences, says a Nasa study.
28 Feb 2017 7:36 AM
Following opposition from faculty members, the proposal to revise user charges has been put on hold, an AIIMS official said.
25 Feb 2017 6:50 AM
Depression is more common among females (5.1%) than males (3.6%).
24 Feb 2017 5:40 AM