India and Britain have signed an agreement for cooperation in the health sector with specific focus on strengthening primary health care and technological development, an official said here Monday. A memorandum of understanding
Expected to be the hardest, polio eradication was made possible in India thanks to social mobilisation and mapping of houses refusing the vaccine, according to Microsoft's Bill Gates. ‘The two things that were done super well
A study will be conducted across India to explore better therapy to control the double-barrel menace of diabetes coupled with obesity, doctors said on Thursday. ‘We have found that Indian population is predisposed to obesity
Unlike India, China is not assisting in the fight against counterfeit medicines even though the influx has been mainly from that country, Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says.
Noted Indian American surgeon Mukesh Hariawala will discuss the business implications of President Barack Obama's second term on the Indian healthcare system at a leadership conclave in Mumbai in June. A Harvard trained cardiac
There are miles to go before comprehensive healthcare becomes a reality for the people of India, agreed people's representatives, bureaucrats and economists at a panel discussion.
‘A country which has not been able to
Vietnam has suspended the use of Quinvaxem vaccine until the World Health Organisation (WHO) gives a report, following the death of nine children after receiving the vaccine since November 2012, state media reported. Quinvaxem
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay who was in a hospital here after being attacked in a Jammu jail last week died Thursday morning, doctors said. Ranjay, who was extremely critical for the last few days and had suffered renal
India accounts for 29 percent of all the first-day deaths globally, the highest for any country, according to the ‘State of the World’s Mothers’ report released by ‘Save the Children’ on May 6th 2013. This dismal rank
Go for a brain scan from age 55 years onwards, at least once in five years, to check for signs of mental deterioration, a leading Indian scientist says. There is no cure for disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, common
Every year in India, over three lakh babies die within the first 24 hours of being born in India each year from infections and preventable causes according to a report by charity Save the Children. They claim the biggest causes
The British government would like to offer India the expertise of its famed public health system, the National Health Service (NHS) to India in a sort of ‘returning the favour in kind’. The NHS is one of the world’s most
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay continued to be ‘critically sick’, doctors at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) said on Saturday evening. ‘His neurological status continues to be
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah, who was critically injured after being attacked by an Indian prisoner Friday in a Jammu jail, is in coma and on ventilator support, doctors at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and