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Mother, child and adolescent health high on Government agenda: Shri J P Nadda

India hosts Global Stakeholder Consultation New Delhi, Feb 27, 2015: The health of women, young adults and children is central to the governance agenda the Government and it is not just the concern of the global community. Reaffirming the commitment of...

Simplifying life with diabetes

New smart injection pen design for precise tracking of insulin delivery October 09, 2014 – Product development firm Cambridge Consultants has designed an injection pen for diabetes patients that aims to make daily management of the disease an easier,...

Over 350,000 children to get additional dose of diphtheria vaccine in Cox’s Bazar

Cox's Bazar, January 30, 2018: Stepping up efforts to curtail the ongoing diphtheria outbreak in Cox's Bazar, WHO and UNICEF are working with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to vaccinate over 350,000 children in the Rohingya camps and makeshift settlements with an additional dose of diphtheria vaccine.  "An additional dose of diphtheria vaccine is expected to further...

Steps Taken to Reduce IMR and MMR

New Delhi, Feb 28, 2015: As per Sample Registration System (SRS), 2013 reports published by Registrar General of India the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) of India is 40 per 1000 live births and as per Sample Registration System (SRS), 2011-13...

Johnson’s Baby sets out to celebrate 125 Years of Baby Care by engaging with...

Johnson’s Baby is humbled & excited to embark upon this milestone Mumbai, May 11, 2018: Johnson’s Baby marked the milestone of 125 years by engaging and connecting with mothers across India. J&J invited mothers in Mumbai to a gathering to...

Several Interventions Made Under NHM to Improve the Health Condition of Children

New Delhi, Dec  13, 2014:According to UNICEF, the concluding observation made by the Committee on Child Rights in 2014 included the following: • High level of neonatal mortality. • High level of chronic malnutrition (stunting), wasting (acute malnutrition) and underweight among...

Columbia Asia Hospital saves a blue baby

Bangalore, February 01, 2018: Baby Ahmed (name changed), a 5 months old baby, who had travelled all the way from Sudan to Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield, with complaints of breathlessness and low oxygen levels, was in a very serious...

Don’t Overlook Joint Pain in Winters: It Can be Managed with Little Care

 People with joint ailments, especially the elderly, experience a spike in pain and discomfort in winters Patiala, Dec 26, 2014: As the temperatures drop and winds turn chilly, there is invariably an increase in the number of people reporting ailments...

Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI) reach out to Youth and children to...

FEHI study shows youth under 25 at a greater risk for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) 100% increases in cardiac diseases in people under 45 years of age New Delhi, April 13, 2015: In an effort to spread awareness of...

Big Knowledge Gaps with Children’s Paracetamol

New Delhi, May 21, 2016: A study of adults who had recently purchased children’s paracetamol has indicated that many people don’t know basic information about the commonly used medicine. Presented at the National Medicines Symposium in Canberra today, the study...