HYDERABAD: The Telangana government has failed to implement National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to undertake a scientific study on effects of pollution on residents in and around Hyderabad pharma c

About 55 million Indians were pushed into poverty in a single year because of having to fund their own healthcare and 38 million of them fell below the poverty line due to spending on medicines alo

Antibiotic supply chains are on the brink of collapse, cautions The Netherlands-based Access to Medicine Foundation (AMF), as the world grapples with the peculiar problem of ‘excess and access’ whe

NGT seeks stand on plea against them over waste release.

More than 28 lakh cases of TB are reported every year in the country. Only 14 lakh patients are listed by government hospitals.

CHENNAI: Claiming that overwhelming dependence of drugs and raw materials from China, particularly those for cancer treatments, could prove harmful those for the health sector in India, a Chennai-b

HYDERABAD: Industries minister KT Rama Rao on Saturday sought help of the scientific community to talk to farmers and explain to them that the proposed world’s largest pharma city near Hyderabad wi

Despite India’s enormous technological potential, indigenous medicinal knowledge and various initiatives by the government and industry at translational cycle, the country carries a global disease burden of 21%, majorly contributed by dual disease burden. Public health faces the major anomalies of 3A (accessibility, affordability, availability) of the healthcare sector, possibly due to restrictive coordination among stakeholders, transiting disease profile, undeveloped delivery system and regulatory mechanisms.

Vaccination has successfully reduced the burden of infectious diseases worldwide, but stagnating immunization coverage and lack of effective vaccines for many endemic and newly emerging pathogens pose a threat to sustainable global health. In light of World Immunization Week 2018, which highlights the importance of high vaccination coverage, Nature Communications is taking stock of current advances and barriers in vaccine development and distribution. (Editorial)

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Even the most elite waste treatment systems currently available do not remove antibiotics from manure, according to a study which suggests that traces of the medicines leach into the environment, p

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