The Eastern Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service has stated that the facility has intensified surveillance on the spread of meningitis after the disease claimed the life of a second year s

Pretoria – More than 30 people have died following an outbreak of Listeriosis.

Mathematical models have proven the risk of the on-going pneumonic plague epidemic in Madagascar spreading elsewhere in the world is limited, with the estimated number of exported cases staying bel

The CSE report, “Body Burden: Lifestyle Diseases”, estimated that India had 22.2 million chronic COPD patients and around 35 million chronic asthma patients in 2016.

Experts say foods high in salt, sugar and fat are leading to rise in such ailments

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has been bringing out India Country monitoring reports showcasing progress achieved under MDGs since 2005.

Luanda — MORE than 1 200 people have died of malaria since the outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in Angola this year.

Open defecation costs Ghana over 79 million dollars a year, a 2012 World Bank report says.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Monday launched a policy on prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance to help promote prudent use of antimicrobial agents.

18% of the world's population lives in India, and many states of India have populations similar to those of large countries. Action to effectively improve population health in India requires availability of reliable and comprehensive state-level estimates of disease burden and risk factors over time. Such comprehensive estimates have not been available so far for all major diseases and risk factors. Thus, aimed to estimate the disease burden and risk factors in every state of India as part of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2016.

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