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Countries in WHO South-East Asia to intensify efforts to control dengue, eliminate malaria

New Delhi, September 09, 2018: Countries in WHO South-East Asia resolved to accelerate efforts to control dengue which threatens nearly 1.3 billion people with frequent and largescale outbreaks, and control malaria, that continues to be endemic in the Region. "We need...

Why Thalassaemia Is A Growing Concern In Our Country?

By Mr.Praveen Gupta, MD of premas lifescience New Delhi, May 12, 2018: Thalassaemia is a genetic blood disorder characterised by unusual production of haemoglobin in the body. The defect results in insufficient oxygen transport i.e severe anaemia due to abnormal haemoglobin production. The disorder has a...

Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur, performs a rare heart surgery on a U.S. citizen

New Delhi, November 16, 2018: Jim aged 58 from California, was on business trip to India. On reaching Bangalore the fever that has subsided before his travel flared up again and he was immediately fetched to Columbia Asia HospitalSarjapur...

World First Aid Day, Sept 8, 2018: The theme for this year is “First...

By Dr. Shailesh Shetty S, Sr. Specialist - Emergency Medicine, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore Being in the emergency department we get to see many cases where I strongly feel that, if the people around were trained in first aid, we...

Policy for Tackling Major Diseases

Bengaluru, December 4, 2015: The Department of Health and Family Welfare is implementing various National programmes on All India basis in relation to a number of diseases including Communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, dengue, chickengunya, lymphatic filariasis, Japanese...

GOQii Announces Cancer Care program: India’s first and a Holistic Cancer Management Program designed...

A combined effort to make cancer care affordable!! New Delhi, May 18, 2018: GOQii Inc., India’s leading preventive health care platform, today announced the launch of ‘GOQii Cancer Care’ a Holistic Cancer Management Program in collaboration with Luke Coutinho's Holistic Healing brand. Under this...

Around 30% Ahmedabad Men and Women Are Obese Putting them at a Greater Risk...

Obesity is a growing concern in Ahmedabad population, with 26.4% men and 30.7% women in the age-group of 15 to 49 years being overweight. Obesity remains one of the major risk factors of the state is endanger of developing...

Wider immunization coverage against pneumonia and diarrhea could prevent 1 child death every 6...

This World Immunization Week, experts share "Vaccines Prevent, Vaccines Protect" message. Bangalore, May 05, 2018: This year for the recently concluded World Immunization Week (April 24-30) local experts from Karnataka, came in with full support for national immunization efforts to save the...

Government Accords High Priority To Noncommunicable Disease United Nations Interagency Taskforce Visit India

New Delhi, Dec 10, 2014:In another step reaffirming its commitment to address noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in India, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), is hosting the joint mission of the United Nations Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) on...

Unintended Pregnancy Decreasing; Quality Of Family Planning Care Improving Across India

India has made respectable gains over the past 2.5 years in improving family planning access and use of contraceptives among women. More women are using contraception, unintended pregnancy is decreasing and the quality of family planning care is...