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Thursday, Jan 23, 2020

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Jan 23, 2020 06:37
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he was postponing a decision on whether or not to declare a global health emergency -- a rare instrument used only for the worst outbreaks -- saying he needed “more information”. read more
Jan 22, 2020 11:22
Human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus, which triggers a severe pneumonia, was confirmed by Chinese officials on Tuesday as experts continue to grapple with its source. read more
Jan 22, 2020 09:58
Deepika Padukone chatted with WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus about mental illness at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. read more
Jan 21, 2020 17:50
Chinese experts will be taking part in the meeting, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday. read more
Dec 05, 2019 13:56
The standardisation of terms will help facilitate better communication between practitioners of modern and traditional medicine, and support integration of traditional medicine into the national health system. read more
Dec 04, 2019 01:36
Malaria cases in the country declined by 28% in 2018 compared to 2017; there was a 24% reduction in cases between 2016 and 2017. read more
Nov 22, 2019 19:13
For girls, the lowest levels of insufficient activity were seen in Bangladesh and India, and are potentially explained by societal factors, such as increased domestic chores in the home for girls. read more
Nov 18, 2019 09:43
While the WHO recommends annual average PM 2.5 level be kept under 10 micrograms per cubic metre (µg\/m3), India’s national air quality standards set the safe annual average limit at 40 µg\/m3 and a 24-hour standard of 60 µg\/m3. Last year, Delhi’s annual... read more
Nov 15, 2019 01:00
According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, Delhi’s annual average PM 2.5 (particulate matter of 2.5 micron size) last year was 115 microgram per cubic metre while the WHO recommends this be kept under 10 micrograms per cubic metre. read more
Nov 14, 2019 07:42
The two individuals were being treated at a central hospital in China’s capital city — home to over 21 million inhabitants — on Tuesday, local authorities said. read more
Nov 06, 2019 08:03
Adding an extra 15 minutes of daily walking, or jogging a steady one kilometre each day, would improve productivity and extend life expectancy - leading to more economic growth. Read on. read more
Oct 09, 2019 22:58
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi conducted the survey on behalf of the health ministry to know the exact number of people who suffer from blindness and causes that lead to the condition. read more
Sep 19, 2019 20:12
Every year malaria disease kills more than 435,000 people around the world, according to the WHO report. read more
Sep 18, 2019 23:58
The report showcases India’s pioneering “JAM trinity” that stands for Jan Dhan Yojana to help the poor open bank accounts, Aadhaar to provide every Indian with a biometric-authenticated unique identity number, and mobile phones that helped monitor quality... read more