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75th World Health Assembly gets new chairperson

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, IAS, has been appointed the chairperson of a key committee at the 75th World Health Assembly which primarily discusses administrative and financial matters of ...

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Over a million ASHA workers honoured by WHO

People in urban India have a direct access to healthcare services including hospitals and dispensaries but in contrast to that the ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) workers are the ones who ...

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WHO organizes 3rd Health for All Film Festival

Films have always been a very strong sources of entertainment and education for the people. More than 1000 film makers from over 110 countries have submitted short films for the 3rd edition of the WHO ...

Article about 9 days ago

Report on IPC launched by the World Health Organization

A research by the World Health Organization have said that the COVID-19 pandemic and other recent large disease outbreaks can contribute to the spread of infections, harming patients, health workers ...

Article about 19 days ago

Scientists detect New Omicron Variants in South Africa

In a recent tweet, WHO official Maria Van Kerkhove mentioned "so far, we haven't detected any changes in the epidemiology or severity of BA.4 or BA.5 compared to previous sub-lineages of Omicron. ...

Article about 1 month ago

Netherlands extends support to WHO for social betterment

With an aim of promoting global health security and a healthier world for all, Ms Liesje Schreinemacher, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of Netherlands meet Director-General ...

Article about 2 months ago

WHO presents consolidated guideline on abortion care

The World Health Organization have been playing pivotal roles in spreading health awareness among the people. This pioneer organization has now taken a stand to protect millions of unborn fetuses from ...

Article about 3 months ago

Today's News Headlines on Health and Wellness

Fourth Covid wave to start in India in June as predicted.Medical Council suspends Government Doctor over carelessness in issuing certificate to patient.Relationship between changes in symptoms and ...

Article about 3 months ago

Today's News Headlines on Health and Wellness

Every state village to have 2 doctors: Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma.University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya introduces a bridge course for madrassa students.Exercising after getting Covid-19 vaccine ...

Article about 3 months ago

WHO warns people regarding the upcoming Covid variants

Warning the people against the complacency in following Covid-appropriate protocols, the World Health Organization said that the next variants which are to follow after Omicron will be more ...

Article about 4 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

The scientist behind AstraZeneca Covid vaccine bats for pandemic preparedness, says the next virus could be more lethal.7 Days AYUSH internship to stay for MBBS students.No lockdown, Delhi govt says ...

Article about 6 months ago

It is not clear whether Omicron more transmissible: WHO

It is not yet clear whether the Omicron Covid-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants, including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) has ...

Article about 6 months ago

Covaxin offered only 50% protection against Covid: Report

Two-dose of Covaxin, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, provided only 50 per cent protection against the Covid-19 infection during the second wave of the pandemic in India, according to the ...

Article about 6 months ago

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Third Covid wave of magnitude comparable to the first two unlikely to hit India: AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria.India is likely to utilize only half of the vaccines produced in December. The last lap of ...

Article about 6 months ago

5 products to help fight negative effects of pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) has associated approximately 4.2 million premature deaths per year with health issues related to air pollution. According to the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) ...

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Advisory group of WHO to meet on October 26 to decide on Covaxin EUL approval.Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated nine medical colleges of Uttar Pradesh.Active Covid-19 cases in India decline to ...

Article about 7 months ago

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Meghalaya Health Minister James Sangma satisfied with the progress of Tura Medical College work.Central team to visit Mizoram amid rise in Covid-19 cases.31 new cases push Sikkim's tally to ...

Article about 8 months ago

Dementia: Early detection is an essential first step

There are more than 55 million people living with Dementia across the world, with a new case developing every three seconds, says WHO. However, despite being the 7th leading cause of death and a major ...

Article about 8 months ago

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Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can set off this nerve disorder, says European Medicines AgencyConsuming cannabis nearly doubles the risk of heart attack in young adults, says new ...

Article about 9 months ago

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Post-Covid, higher education in Northeast sees uptickSend more samples for genome sequencing: Health secretaryIndian injection for retinal disorders effective & economical: Pune studyModerna seeks EU ...

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U.S. COVID-19 tests again in short supply as infections soar, schools reopenDon't link restarting classes to kids being vaccinated: ExpertsEngland gets ready for mass COVID inoculations for 12- to ...

Article about 9 months ago

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No more cases of lethal Marburg virus in Guinea so far: WHODelhi: Pregnant women to get vaccine at check-up centresOrgan donation dropped significantly due to Covid: Experts'Public behaviour, ...

Article about 9 months ago

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100-year-old TB vaccine may lower COVID risk for elders, says ICMR studyCOVID-19: Pfizer, Moderna seen reaping billions of dollars from vaccine booster marketRed blood cell alterations contribute to ...

Article about 10 months ago

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First case of deadly Marburg virus confirmed in WAfrica: WHOPost-Covid concern: Cases of hormonal imbalance on rise, say doctorsIndia on track to achieve WHO-recommended doctor-population ratio: NITI ...

Article about 10 months ago

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136 cr doses of Covishield, Covaxin to lead India's COVID-19 vaccination programme between Aug-DecWHO estimates globally more than 10 Cr people get infected with Hepatitis A every year: Everything ...

Article about 10 months ago

Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility

Birth of a new baby calls for an ocean of responsibilities. However, the greatest responsibility comes within the first hour of delivery - to feed the baby with the life saving mother's milk. ...

Article about 10 months ago

Health News Headlines Today

India may become the first country to have a DNA-based jab: Union Health Minister Mansukh MandaviyaOver 2.11 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses available with states, UTs and private hospitals: ...

Article about 10 months ago

A new study brings relief to children and their parent

Speculations were there that the third wave might affect the children to a large extent. Such kinds of speculations created a sort of tension among the parents of the children.A joint study by the ...

Article about 11 months ago

Covid-19: WHO adds Moderna vaccine to emergency use list

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday listed the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, making it the fifth vaccine to receive emergency validation from the WHO. In December 2020, the US ...

Article about 1 year ago

World Health Day: A day dedicated to better health care

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organisation, as well as other related organizations.In 1948, the WHO ...

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Eat for energy and immunity not just taste

Atleast 80% of the human population have been confined to the indoors for a greater part of their day (if not for throughout the day) ever since the pandemic hit six months ago. Sedentary lifestyles ...

Article about 2 years ago

The link between medical tourism and telemedicine

Famous Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt who has been diagnosed with stage-3 lung cancer left for the US for medical treatment on August 11 after posting on social media: "Hi friends, I am taking a short ...

Article about 2 years ago

The forgotten diseases and lives

The spread of COVID-19 remains a public health emergency of international concern. Therefore the centre-stage attention that has been accorded to it by hospitals and medical practitioners world over ...

Article about 2 years ago

Can you trust your health news on the Internet?

The 21st century is an era of all pervading technology and the internet. The internet is used for almost everything. Incidentally, the percentage of people watching online news is greater than the ...

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