Vector borne diseases are spread through insects like mosquitoes. A key focus of the healthcare agenda for 2017 should focus on vector borne diseases.
Human resources in rural areas is a major issue across India. Primary Health Centre (PHCs) are state-owned rural health care facilities in India.
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.
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.
The fast moving metro cities are considered to be a hub of suicides because of the stress, depression and ever-changing environment.
India has the largest number of stunted children in the world, at least 48 million under the age of five.