The National Health Policy, 2017 approved by Union Cabinet focus on preventive and promotive health care and universal access to good quality health care services. The policy seeks to reach everyone in a comprehensive integrated way to move towards wellness.

Sale of junk food including chips, soft drinks and fried foods are banned both within the school campuses as well as in a radius of 200 metres from each school.

Kadoma — Studies have revealed high traces of mercury metal in women's breast milk and fish in the gold mining areas of Kadoma and Chakari, exposing to risk the lives of children and people in surr

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Food Fortification for Children, 10/03/2017.

Antipoverty policies in developing countries often assume that targeting poor households will be reasonably effective in reaching poor individuals. This paper questions this assumption, using nutritional status as a proxy for individual poverty.

In a stark and chilling reminder of the realities of life in India, the recently released family health survey (NFHS 4) results show that over 58% of children below five years of age are anaemic, t

More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years, says a new WHO report.

Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years, say new WHO report

El Gedaref — Health sources from Sudan's El Gedaref state revealed the death of a child and infection of several others with cholera on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday signed the Environmental Management and Protection Bill into law, expressing optimism that it would go a long way to secure the public healt

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