Health: Traditional Medicine
- Breastfeeding could save 210,000 child deaths in India
- Around 22 per cent of newborn deaths could be prevented if breastfeeding started within the first hour of birth, a recently released report said.
- Most people in Myanmar harp on traditional medicines
- In Myanmar, an overwhelming majority of people use traditional medicines as these are affordable and widely available. With the government recently formalising its role in the healthcare system, these medicines that are in use since 600 BC have got a fresh lease of life.