Under-Five Mortality and Low Birth Weight - Lancet Global Health

The Lancet Global Health journal recently published the results of studies on under-five mortality a…

Report on Economic Impacts of Antimicrobial Resistance

The Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG) has brought out a report on ec…

RTS,S or Mosquirix - World's First Malaria Vaccine  

A pilot program testing a new malaria vaccine, RTS,S, began in the African country of Malawi.

Measles Outbreak in New York, US

New York City recently declared a public health emergency and ordered mandatory vaccinations for mea…

Life Expectancy - World Health Statistics Overview 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released the World Health Statistics Overview 2019.

Addressing Undernutrition in India

There is decline in infant and under-five mortality rates in India along with a simultaneous increas…

Trade Margin Cap on Anti-Cancer Drugs

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has imposed a trade margin cap on 42 non-schedu…

Climate Change and India's Nutritional Security

Climate change and global warming are increasingly posing risks to India's food and nutritional secu…

Addressing H1N1 Influenza Outbreak

With H1N1 now a seasonal flu strain, care workers and others at risk must be vaccinated.

Regulating drug prices

Out-of-pocket expenditure on health is higher in India and hence more needs to be done to make medic…
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