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Telangana swine flu toll rises to 22; health minister sacked
Mon, Jan 26 2015. 12 45 AM

Telangana swine flu toll rises to 22; health minister sacked

T. Rajaiah’s firing follows general criticism of chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao’s handling of the epidemic
Here’s our bet: Bill & Melinda Gates list priorities for 2015
Thu, Jan 22 2015. 03 47 PM

Here’s our bet: Bill & Melinda Gates list priorities for 2015

In their annual letter the couple said the lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history
WHO sets targets to bring down premature deaths from NCDs
Tue, Jan 20 2015. 02 29 AM

WHO sets targets to bring down premature deaths from NCDs

The targets seek to reduce the use of alcohol, salt, tobacco, and halt the rise of diabetes and obesity
Groundless rumours on vaccines ‘criminal’: Philippe Sansonetti
Mon, Jan 12 2015. 08 41 PM

Groundless rumours on vaccines ‘criminal’: Philippe Sansonetti

Real threat to see countries of the dimension of India facing resistance to drugs, and this will only multiply the problem, says Sansonetti
Badaun embraces toilets built after mysterious deaths
Wed, Dec 31 2014. 12 46 PM

Badaun embraces toilets built after mysterious deaths

The 113 pink and blue outhouses built in the village after the tragedy have brought some relief to women there
China can lead fight against antibiotic resistance
Mon, Dec 29 2014. 10 18 PM

China can lead fight against antibiotic resistance

China should put AMR high on its agenda, and call for expedited work on the issue between now and 2016 when it assumes the rotating leadership of G20
Does a 20% cut in healthcare spending hurt India?
Thu, Dec 25 2014. 11 46 PM

Does a 20% cut in healthcare spending hurt India?

Although that’s a significant cutback in allocation for a country with poor health indicators, it remains to be seen if its effect will be felt proportionately
Maternal deaths show bribes buy India worst G-20 maternal care
Mon, Dec 22 2014. 08 51 AM

Maternal deaths show bribes buy India worst G-20 maternal care

Some 50,000 women in India died during childbirth and from pregnancy-related complications in 2013, according to estimates by United Nations agencies
Life expectancy up, but dangers lurk, says study
Thu, Dec 18 2014. 07 49 AM

Life expectancy up, but dangers lurk, says study

Average life expectancy has risen by 5.8 years for men and 6.6 years for women during 1990-2013
Lack of toilets, safety issues hold back women in transport sector
Tue, Dec 16 2014. 12 21 AM

Lack of toilets, safety issues hold back women in transport sector

Women are encouraged to report harassment but till date no one has come forward
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