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Parliamentarians from WHO South-East Asia Region commit to health of women, children and adolescents

New Delhi, August 01, 2018: Over 30 parliamentarians from countries in WHO South-East Asia Region have committed to health and well being of women, children and adolescents, to further reduce preventable diseases and deaths among them. "The health of women, children...

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...

Genetic disorders a growing problem, secure your child with Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

New Delhi, April 21, 2018: Every year many parents get surprised with the birth of an affected child with genetic disorders. “Genetic disorders are passed on from generations to generations. It runs in the family genes. Genes are very powerful...

Home based Care for Young Child (HBYC) to be the crucial component of POSHAN...

New Delhi, April 20, 2018: The first meeting of National Council on India's Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan was held today in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog. The Council which has...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...