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Vector borne diseases can be fatal

Vector borne diseases can be fatal

Vector borne diseases are spread through insects like mosquitoes. A key focus of the healthcare agenda for 2017 should focus on vector borne diseases.


Will creation of PG seats help rural India

Will creation of PG seats help rural India

Human resources in rural areas is a major issue across India. Primary Health Centre (PHCs) are state-owned rural health care facilities in India. 


Access to trained birth attendants

Access to trained birth attendants

Most complications and even death at childbirth could be prevented if women had access to skilled birth attendant which can be a doctor, a nurse or a midwife.


Typhoid death toll soars to 48% in UP

Typhoid death toll soars to 48% in UP

India is battling an outbreak of fevers. Each of ICMR's 40 laboratories across India test anything up to 1,000 blood samples a month.


Alarming suicide rates in India

Alarming suicide rates in India

The fast moving metro cities are considered to be a hub of suicides because of the stress, depression and ever-changing environment.


Stunting rate in 5 states exceed nat'l avg

Stunting rate in 5 states exceed nat'l avg

 India has the largest number of stunted children in the world, at least 48 million under the age of five.