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More Trees Can Reduce Diarrhoeal Disease In Rural Children, Shows Study

New York: When it comes to sanitation, trees may not be more important than toilets, but a study of 300,000 children in 35 nations has...

Adopt Tailored Solutions To Eliminate TB By 2030: WHO

Male/New Delhi: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has told the South East Asian countries to integrate their national plans and mobilise and utilise resources...

India Far Behind In Measles Vaccination, Says World Health Organisation

Male: India and Indonesia are far behind in their battle against measles and account for over 90 per cent of the unvaccinated children in...

In One Year, Over 20 Lakh People Enrolled In Quit Tobacco...

New Delhi: The WHO has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit-tobacco initiative of the Indian...

A Blood Test That Can Accurately Diagnose Malaria

Berlin: Scientists have developed an automated blood test that can accurately diagnose malaria much faster than current methods. A major problem associated with this infectious...

Strong Political Will Key To Boosting e-Healthcare In India: WHO

New Delhi: A strong political will is essential for the growth as well as success of e-healthcare facilities in India, a top executive from...

Depression: Biggest Cause Of Suicides In Southeast Asia, Says WHO

New Delhi: With depression being the biggest cause of suicides, and the highest cause of death among 15-29-year olds in Southeast Asia, the World...

During Depression, Talking Is The First Step To Treatment: Experts

Geneva: Over 300 million people are living with depression, the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, according to the latest estimates from...

Polluted Environment Kills 1.7 Million Children Every Year, Says WHO

Geneva: Over one in four or an estimated 1.7 million global deaths of children under five years of age each year are due to...

India Meets Global Norms For Vaccine Regulatory System: World Health Organisation

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said the National Regulatory Authority of India (NRA) and affiliated institutions meet the WHO Global Benchmarking...