Uncontrolled and unregulated pollution of water bodies in India is a matter of grave concern, and the Supreme Court’s direction to the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) to initiate stringent a

Dongola — The medical director of the Dongola Specialist Hospital in northern Sudan reports that the hospital admitted 20 cases of watery diarrhoea last week.

Slumped in his mother's lap in a health clinic in northeast Nigeria, three-year-old Hassan was too drained to cry or protest as the nurse wrapped a tape measure tightly around his arm.

CHENNAI: There have been nine confirmed H1N1 deaths in the state since January , and 20-30 suspected cases of the flu are admitted to hospitals every day, said public health officials.

El Gedaref — The rate of cholera infection which is claimed by Sudan's government to be acute watery diarrhoea has resumed rising again in El Gedaref after it has seen a drop down over the past per

Makurdi — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has said that at least 240,000 Nigerian children die every year from diarrhoea related illness, one of the commonest childho

'Polluted water from Thumbe dam may cause fatal diseases'

Water samples show there are at least 15 sites where bacteriological contamination is at a constant high.

Pulmonary and heart diseases claimed 46,811 lives in Karnataka in 2014, the latest year for which statistics on various causes of deaths in the country have been compiled by the Medical Certificati

Even after three months of efforts, mosquitoes are everywhere in the state and biting the people as usual.