New report provides first-ever estimate of health care’s global climate footprint, calls for zero emissions.

The latest Global Liveability Index for 2019 shows that the living conditions in India's largest metropolises, Mumbai and New Delhi, are getting worse. The capital's "appalling air quality" as well as downgrades to its culture and stability score have pulled down its ranking on this year's index.

Primary health care is the foundation of universal health coverage; it is a whole-of-society approach to health and well-being, centred on the needs and preferences of individuals, families and communities.

Despite the critical role that water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), waste disposal and environmental cleaning services play in the continuum of healthcare, access to WASH services globally remains alarmingly poor.

This paper, written by Dr Miriam Omolo, with support from DI’s Boniface Owino, provides a detailed analysis of the government of Kenya’s budget for the 2019/20 financial year, and analyses how it might impact the poorest people.

The bi-directional relationship between poverty and tuberculosis (TB) is well established. Poverty aggravates material disadvantage, social exclusion, discrimination in participation across a wide range of socio-economic and behavioural activities along with undernutrition, overcrowding, lack of access to healthcare and other social determinants of health.

These rules aim to make available a database of clinical establishments which are authorised to function and thereby improve public health quality by eliminating quacks

Based on the symptoms, doctors recommend a blood test. The samples are sent to NIV Pune, which confirms the presence or absence of the Chandipura virus.

The NDHM has proposed to provide the technology platform for collection of core health data from the providers and patients

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Odisha Vs Orissa Trust of Technical Education & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding policy on telemedicine in the state of Odisha. State of Odisha question the correctness of the interim orders passed by the High Court in a Writ Petition filed by the Orissa Trust of Technical Education seeking to challenge the steps which were initiated by the State Government to formulate and implement a holistic policy for ‘telemedicine’ within the State.

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