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World Tuberculosis Day: 12 things you need to know

One of the leading causes of death worldwide, Tuberculosis is caused by bacteria that affect lungs and is curable and preventable.

24 Mar 2018 8:28 AM

Platypus milk may help fight superbugs: study

Platypus milk contained a protein with rather unusual and protective antibacterial characteristics.

15 Mar 2018 4:31 PM

Syria: UN first-aid convoy reaches stripped of vital medical supplies

A WHO official said the govt removed most medical material from UN vehicles including surgical kits, insulin and dialysis equipment.

05 Mar 2018 7:52 PM

WHO: Women being pushed into unnecessary C-sections

World Health Organisation issues warning, women are not being given enough time to give birth naturally.

19 Feb 2018 2:30 PM

‘Unrealistic’ standards of labour

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

19 Feb 2018 12:24 AM

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India spends less on breastfeeding schemes: WHO

The sources said that malnutrition-related infant deaths in Palghar district came down to 38 this year from 93 last year.

28 Dec 2017 2:27 AM

Too much of video gaming to be named mental disorder: WHO

Inclusion means health care workers and doctors can now diagnose someone with the condition.

27 Dec 2017 9:14 AM

WHO recognises Gaming disorder as Mental Health Condition

The list was last updated 27 years ago, in 1990.

24 Dec 2017 1:46 PM

India needs to reform its ailing healthcare

Illnesses are a severe risk and can shave off most of the hard-earned savings in low-income communities.

18 Dec 2017 2:01 AM

Medicinal cannabis not a scheduled drug, good for health: WHO

There are no plans to legalise cannabis as it would not address the harm to individuals and communities.

14 Dec 2017 6:33 PM

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Dilli Ka Babu: Assignment in Geneva

No wonder the “Gujarat club” draws comparisons with the “Kerala club”, when Kerala cadre babus held sway during the UPA regime!

03 Dec 2017 12:12 AM

Tens of thousands dying from $30 billion fake drugs trade, WHO says

There was no global reporting of this data before 2013.

29 Nov 2017 7:00 PM

Don't panic, take routine precautions: Environment min on Delhi smog

India's leaders have been criticised for failing to tackle Delhi pollution, which experts say is wiping yrs off the lives of its citizens.

14 Nov 2017 5:31 PM

India can’t afford to ignore mental health

India ranks 11th in a list of 15 countries of the Asia-Pacific region, in a study done to evaluate various indicators of mental healthcare.

06 Nov 2017 4:02 AM

35 dengue deaths in Bengal since Jan: Chief Secretary

Mr Dey said the state government is not trying to suppress any information regarding dengue cases or deaths.

25 Oct 2017 2:59 AM

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Robert Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy for Africa

Britain, Canada and the US swiftly denounced any prospective role for Robert Mugabe.

23 Oct 2017 3:34 AM

Delhi: Male children prone to ‘unintentional injuries’

As per a World Health Organisation report, injuries are the sixth leading cause of childhood mortality throughout the world.

21 Oct 2017 3:44 AM

World Mental Health Day: Here are some facts you should know

Did you know that healthy living reduces depression? Or that children can suffer from mental health issues too? Read on to find out.

10 Oct 2017 4:03 PM

Elderly with dementia at risk for inappropriate medications

Dementia is a syndrome characterized by deterioration in memory, thinking, behavior and daily functioning.

08 Oct 2017 10:03 AM

Bangladesh eases charity access to Rohingya camps

Authorities briefly ordered MSF, ACF and Muslim Aid to stop providing aid to the Rohingya in 2012.

27 Sep 2017 3:26 AM

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