‘India spends less of its GDP on health than some of the world’s poorest countries’

In view of the rising encephalitis cases in eastern Uttar Pradesh, Union Health Minister Minister J. P. Nadda would be visiting Gorakhpur on September 23.

Encephalitis claimed four more lives here since Tuesday, increasing the death toll to 161 this year.

SHILLONG: At least four persons have died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Meghalaya in the past one month, prompting the state government to monitor the situation closely, officials said on Tuesda

Health authorities in the state have said the long distance from the house of a person suffering from Japanese Encephalitis (JE) to a medical centre is one of the factors behind the high fatalities

Japanese encephalitis has claimed 18 lives in Dibrugarh district this year, said Amrit Kumar Baruah, joint director of the district health services.

Of the 30 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) that had been reported here so far at the Cooch Behar MJN Hospital, as many as seven were reported to be dead.

Guwahati: Health experts are unable to ascertain the reasons behind the abnormal rise of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) among adults in the state.

Muzaffarpur: Two more children have died due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) at Muzaffarpur hospitals during the last 24 hours, according to civil surgeon, Dr Gyanbhushan.

To save the children from the scourge of killer encephalitis the state government has decided to start a massive vaccination programme in which children up to 15 years of age would be vaccinated wi