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AMRI Gears up to Curb and Counter Dengue Outbreak in Kolkata this Monsoon

Kolkata, August 06, 2018: AMRI Hospitals Kolkata prepares to reduce the possibility of a dengue outbreak through awareness campaigns and well-equipped hospitals. Government and private authorities are preparing for a possible dengue spate, this monsoon in Kolkata. The disease which is often...

The fight against diabesity

At Vitafoods Asia 2018, researchers and innovators will convene to discuss the current initiatives in the food industry that are designed to promote optimal population health New Delhi, August 10, 2018:Obesity rates among children in the Asia Pacific are...

DPR Korea, Timor-Leste eliminate measles, six countries in WHO South-East Asia achieve rubella control

New Delhi, August 06, 2018: In a significant win against childhood killer diseases, two countries of WHO South-East Asia Region, DPR Korea and Timor-Leste, were today verified for eliminating measles, and six countries certified for controlling rubella and congenital rubella...

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...

15 % of females and males are at higher risk of suffering from diabetes...

Bengaluru, Nov15 2014: Diabetes, one of the most common non-communicable diseases (NCD) has become a major health concern in Karnataka. Type 2 diabetes, which is triggered by sedentary lifestyle and bad eating habits, is hitting Indians at a much younger...

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...

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...

DPR Korea, Timor-Leste eliminate measles, six countries in WHO South-East Asia achieve rubella control

New Delhi, August 08, 2018:  In a significant win against childhood killer diseases, two countries of WHO South-East Asia Region, DPR Korea and Timor-Leste, were today verified for eliminating measles, and six countries certified for controlling rubella and congenital...

Prevalence of Paediatric Diabetes in the Country

New Delhi, 11 Mar, 2015: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has completed the phase I of Task Force project entitled, “ICMR-India Diabetes (INDIAB) Study-Phase-I,” with the aim to: I. determine the national prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and...

Steps taken by the Government Regarding Tropical Diseases in the Country

New Delhi, August 13, 2014 - The main tropical diseases in India include Dengue, Trachoma, Leprosy, Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil-transmitted Helminthiases, Rabies and Kala-azar. The prevalence of these tropical diseases depends on climatic conditions, socio-economic conditions, in appropriate health seeking...