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Ashish Jha made the remarks during his interaction with Rahul Gandhi, who has been holding a series of dialogues with global experts on various aspects of Covid-19 via video-conference since the viral outbreak.(ANI)

There will be a Covid-19 vaccine by next year: Global health expert to Rahul Gandhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 01:55 PM IST
Ashish Jha is a professor of Global Health at TH Chan School of Public Health and director, Harvard Global Health Institute.
Unhealthy diets are a leading cause of death globally and excess salt consumption is the biggest culprit, estimated to cause over 3 million deaths globally in 2017.(Unsplash)
Unhealthy diets are a leading cause of death globally and excess salt consumption is the biggest culprit, estimated to cause over 3 million deaths globally in 2017.(Unsplash)

Will salt shakers now carry tobacco-style health warning? Experts agree

Washington DC [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 02:00 PM IST
Unhealthy diets are a leading cause of death globally and excess salt consumption is the biggest culprit, estimated to cause over 3 million deaths globally in 2017.
Trevor Mundel is the president of Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and leads the Foundation’s efforts to develop high-impact interventions against the leading causes of death and disability in low- and middle-income countries.
Trevor Mundel is the president of Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and leads the Foundation’s efforts to develop high-impact interventions against the leading causes of death and disability in low- and middle-income countries.

‘Biotech R&D makes India hub of quality drugs, vaccines’: Trevor Mundel of Gates foundation

New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2019 11:40 AM IST
Trevor Mundel says India is not just making vaccines but making them within a quality system, has not been accomplished, broadly, and that is the unique aspect India has brought to the game.
Diabetes test, health Medical Concept , Obesity.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Diabetes test, health Medical Concept , Obesity.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Diabetes-heart failure link stronger in women, says Oxford study

London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 05:34 PM IST
According to the International Diabetes Federation, currently 415 million adults world-wide live with diabetes, with approximately 199 million of them being women.
India is home to 236.5 million 10-19 year olds, which makes every fifth person in the country an adolescent, according to Census 2011 data.(Unsplash)
India is home to 236.5 million 10-19 year olds, which makes every fifth person in the country an adolescent, according to Census 2011 data.(Unsplash)

Basic counselling lowers bullying, violence in Bihar schools

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 11:19 AM IST
A study published in The Lancet on Thursday reveals how a one-year ‘lay counsellor’-led health promotion project in government schools in Bihar’s Nalanda district lowered bullying, depression, substance abuse and violence.
It is important it is for public health policies and plans to take moderate temperature ranges into account since they are more common than extreme temperatures and account for a larger share of total injuries.(Shutterstock)
It is important it is for public health policies and plans to take moderate temperature ranges into account since they are more common than extreme temperatures and account for a larger share of total injuries.(Shutterstock)

Extreme heat and cold could be the reason for increasing workplace accidents

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 12:56 PM IST
On average, some 60 temperature-related injuries leading to at least one lost workday occurred each day.
COPD is expected to be the third-largest cause of death globally by 2030.(Shutterstock)
COPD is expected to be the third-largest cause of death globally by 2030.(Shutterstock)

Childhood illnesses like asthma, pneumonia can trigger COPD later

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 03:55 PM IST
Three-quarters of COPD cases have their origins in poor lung function pathways beginning in childhood.
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