Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a category of chronic, disabling, and at times disfiguring diseases and conditions that occur most commonly in the setting of extreme poverty. Historically, NTDs have received less attention and funding when compared to other diseases occurring in the same regions of the world.

Half of the world’s population still does not have adequate access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) which could have prevented at least 1.4 million deaths and 74 million disability-adjusted life years in 2019, according to this latest report by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The Government of Meghalaya on April 11, 2023, notified the Meghalaya Epidemic Diseases Malaria Regulation, 2023. The following has been stated- Powers and Functions of the Inspecting Officer are mentioned. Preparation of blood slides for each fever case is specified.

190 million children in 10 African countries are at the highest risk from a convergence of three water-related threats – inadequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); related diseases; and climate hazards – according to this new UNICEF analysis.

This book evaluates African healthcare systems from multiple perspectives.

This report highlights the ongoing challenges in the fight against malaria in Africa and the urgent need for strong political commitment and leadership, robust partnership, and increased investments from Member States to reach the goal of eliminating malaria in Africa by 2030.

The road map 2030 was developed by WHO through an extensive global consultation, with indicators set for measuring progress against targets and milestones. This compendium of indicators provides a comprehensive and standardized listing of recommended indicators, including the 70 core indicators presented in the M&E framework.

The WHO Global Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Surveillance System (GLASS) was launched in 2015 to foster AMR surveillance and inform strategies to contain AMR.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Cure SMA Foundation of India & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/12/2022.

The petition filed in the nature of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) requested the Supreme Court to pass a writ in the nature of mandamus directing the government of India to completely exempt drugs for treatment of rare diseases from the levy of IGST, CGST, SGT and custom duty.

This review of the epidemiological literature on fugitive dust indicates the likelihood of significant public health impacts from both short- and long-term exposure to both fine and coarse dust. These impacts are observed in populations that are both near to and distant from the original dust sources.