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1 in 3 Women Globally Suffer Physical/Sexual Violence by Intimate Partner: WHO

The World Health Organization reports one in three women globally, around 736 million, suffer physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual...

Four Out of Five People in South-East Asia Region Unable to Access Mental Health Services

Four out of every five people who require mental health services in the South-East Asia region are unable to access them, Dr. Poonam Khetrapal...

Rise in Screen Time Amid Pandemic Leads to Increased Vision Impairment

Increased digital screen time amid the COVID-19 pandemic has further increased the rising burden of preventable blindness/Vision Impairment in the country, said the All...

Ordinary Conversation May Quickly Spread Tiny Droplets of Virus

Researchers have found that ordinary conversation creates a conical 'jet-like' airflow that quickly carries a spray of tiny droplets from a speaker's mouth across...

Young Generation Has Less Severe Covid-19: Study

New research has added to the growing body of evidence that children and young people have less severe Covid-19 than adults and death is...

Sweeten Your Food With Low Calorie Sweeteners

The pandemic might be overstaying its welcome, but the past few months have taught us to prioritise our health and well-being to ensure fitness...

Men, Younger Adults Less Physically Active During Lockdown: Researchers

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that men and younger adults have been less physically active during the Covid-19 lockdown. For the findings,...

Tobacco Epidemic: WHO Urges Nations to Implement Anti-Tobacco Measures

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging nations to implement a series of cost-effective, anti-tobacco measures it says will help their populations quit smoking....

China Excludes Taiwan from Participation in World Health Assembly

Taiwan is protesting China's decision to exclude the island from participation in the annual World Health Assembly, calling such action an unjustified political move...

WHO Launches World’s First Malaria Vaccine, Now Working on Vaccines Against Cancer

This year, during World Immunization Week, the World Health Organization launched the world’s first malaria vaccine. Scientists are also testing a vaccine for HIV,...

Experts Warn Human Genome Editing is Too Risky

A group of experts meeting for the first time to examine the pros and cons of human genome editing say it would be “irresponsible”...

Integrate National Plans to Eliminate TB by 2030: WHO

New Delhi, Sep 11, 2017: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has told the South East Asian countries to integrate their national plans and mobilise and utilise...

6 Reasons Why Green Tea Should Be a Part of Your Everyday Life:What Makes It So Healthy?

Green tea is a healthier option in comparison to fizzy and caffeinated drinks Green Tea is known to relieve stress and solve several...

After Three Years Struggle, WHO Declares Somalia Polio Free

Mogadishu, Aug 14, 2015: The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Somalia country polio free on Sunday saying it had not registered any case...

Beware Users! You May be Prone to In-House High Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Radiation Risk

New Delhi, August 14, 2017: A number of studies have associated electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation exposure with serious health concerns, including the risk of cancer,...

Nearly 900,000 Nigerian Children Receive Anti-Malaria Vaccination: WHO Report

New Delhi, August 06, 2017: The World Health Organization reports it has provided anti-malaria vaccination to nearly 900,000 children in areas in northeast Nigeria...

India’s Generics Project can bring down Medicine Costs not only in the country but also Globally: WHO India head

- by Rupesh Dutta New Delhi, May 24, 2017: As the government gears up to push generic medicines to bring down costs for patients, World Health...

Expansion of Online Psychiatric Resources can tackle “massive and growing” Mental Health Burden across the World

April 4, 2017: A "massive and growing" mental health burden across the world can only be tackled successfully with a major expansion of online...

More than 70 Global Experts from Malaria Elimination Group gather for the Annual meet in Chennai

Chennai, December 7, 2016: In a bid to help efforts towards a malaria-free India, more than 70 global experts from the Malaria Elimination Group...

Over 1,000 Tobacco Growers and Retailers Stage Protest in Delhi outside WHO Office

New Delhi, October 27, 2016: Over a thousand tobacco growers and retailers on Thursday staged a protest outside the Health Ministry and South Asian Office...

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