Along with the rest of the parts of the State, the Diarrhoea Control Fortnight, 2017, was formally launched in the district on June 12.

Anganwadi workers to distribute ORS packets
Udupi CMC president Meenakshi Madhav appealed to the public to maintain cleanliness in and around their surroundings.

Khartoum - At least 279 people have died and thousands sickened in Sudan from suspected acute diarrhoea since August, UN agencies said on Monday, raising health concerns in the country ahead of the

Nearly 16,000 young children die every day around the world, says researcher Sue Grady, citing U.N. figures.

Khartoum — The Council of Ministers chaired by the First Vice - President and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen.

Thousands of survivors of devastating floods and landslides in Sri Lanka are at risk of potentially fatal diseases such as dengue fever, charities warned on Monday as the death toll from the disast

Almost 100 percent water used by the slum people in Dhaka faces faecal contamination, which causes various diarrhoeal diseases and consequently, malnutrition, mostly to children, says a new study.

African governments and their development partners should invest in new home-grown initiatives to reduce high death rates among the continent's youth from preventable causes, the World Health Organ

Nairobi was on Thursday evening on high alert after three people who all met and ate at a wedding in Karen on Saturday died of cholera.

The Nairobi county has activated cholera treatment centres following an outbreak of the disease in the city.

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