Oct 29, 2013 Medecins Sans Frontieres , an international NGO, strives to ride on ‘Velorution’ or a cycle revolution to take healthcare services to the ignored sections of society. Read more
Oct 24, 2013 Children and pregnant mothers in the developing world are facing widespread exposure to toxic lead in paint. Read more
Oct 15, 2013 Health officials say nearly 8,000 people have tested positive for the virus and that the death toll could be much higher than 22 in Pakhtunkhwa Province. Read more
Oct 10, 2013 Nestle is already facing a criminal charge in the court of law for alleged violation of the IMS Act in 1994 and it took 17 years for the court to frame a charge in 2012. Read more
Oct 09, 2013 The sixth edition of the ‘Right to Food and Nutrition Watch’ identifies a number of policies that generate hunger and malnutrition. Read more
Oct 08, 2013 More than a century after the identification of organisms that cause TB, this disease remains a global public health challenge. Read more
Oct 07, 2013 The collaborative effort between India and Finland is set to enable innovation and facilitate collaboration in diagnostic research. Read more
Sep 26, 2013 According to official sources, 1,436 encephalitis patients have been admitted to hospitals this, of which 289 died. Read more
Apr 16, 2013 This practice termed as Community Led Total Sanitation Campaign (CLTS) addresses the problem of sanitation in rural areas of Bhiwani district in Haryana.
A pioneering health initiative in rural India, OneWorld's Maternal Health Care (MHC) project aims at providing useful information to pregnant women through mobile phones. This information on healthcare, nutrition and eating right - knowledge that a pregnant woman needs for her well being and good health - is sent to the women and their families as SMS messages in Hindi. The idea behind combining ICTs with health delivery services is to bring down the maternal mortality rate in rural India. Expectant women register for this service with their mobile phones and receive SMS messages on pre-natal care, reminders about specific tests and vaccinations, food and nutrients that ensure safety of a woman and healthy delivery of a child. The service is currently running in the villages of Uttar Pradesh in north India.