More people received life-saving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 than ever before, largely due to improved detection and diagnosis. Globally, 7 million people were diagnosed and treated for TB - up from 6.4 million in 2017 – enabling the world to meet one of the milestones towards the United Nations political declaration targets on TB.

The Sierra Leone National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS) is based on the recommendations of the 2016 Joint External Evaluation (JEE).

The number of countries with national suicide prevention strategies has increased in the five years since the publication of WHO’s first global report on suicide, said the World Health Organization in the lead-up to World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September.

In its first annual report, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board identifies the most urgent actions required to accelerate preparedness for health emergencies. This report focuses on epidemics and pandemics.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Major diseases threatening the country, 23/07/2019. Under National AIDS Control Programme, a fully funded Central Sector Scheme, lifelong free anti-retroviral therapy (ART) for HIV infection is provided to more than 13.14 lakh PLHIV through 546 ART centers.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Occupational Diseases, 17/07/2019.

Pulwama is reeling under the blanket of unwanted waste causing nuisance to the residents of the area as the District Administration has failed to construct proper road connectivity to the dumping s

Efforts to make heritable changes to the human genome are fraught with uncertainty. Here’s what it would take to make the technique safe and acceptable.

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Rhino- and enteroviruses are important human pathogens, against which no antivirals are available. The best-studied inhibitors are “capsid binders” that fit in a hydrophobic pocket of the viral capsid.

Hyderabad: Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer (stomach) is the fourth most prevalent cancer in India. Last year, 57,394 new cases of GI cancer were documented in India.

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