The Comptroller and Auditor General of India, in its audit report tabled on 8th August, 2022, highlighted several lapses in the procurement and supply chain of drugs under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), which led to a shortage of drugs at wellness centres.

Women in the health and care sector face a larger gender pay gap than in other economic sectors, earning on average of 24 percent less than peers who are men, according to this new joint report by the ILO and the WHO.

The Union Health ministry has released the new draft ‘Drug, Medical Devices, and Cosmetics Bill-2022’ that separately defines medical devices, makes provision for constitution of a separate expert group on medical devices, and calls for setting up of central and state medical device-testing laboratories on the lines of the network of drug-testin

NITI Aayog released a compendium of Ayush-based practices from States and Union territories detailing information about various Ayush-based initiatives and practices adopted by the States and Union territories in India for containing and managing the COVID-19 outbreak.

Report of the Committee formed by the government of Uttar Pradesh in Original Application No. 116 of 2014 in the matter of Meera Shukla Vs MC, Gorakhpur & Others.

In compliance with the orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench, New Delhi, the government of Uttar Pradesh constituted a high level technical committee headed by  a neurovirologist from NIMHANS, Bengaluru, along with nominees from the Pollution Control Board, Indian Council of Medical Research, Animal Husbandry and Health and Family Welfare Department.

Nearly one billion people worldwide suffer from some form of mental disorder, according to this latest UN data – a staggering figure that is even more worrying, if you consider that it includes around one in seven teenagers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences & Hospital (ASCOMS) Vs Jammu & Kashmir Pollution Control Board & Others dated 23/05/2022.

When good hand hygiene and other infection prevention and control (IPC) measures are followed, 70 percent of infections can be prevented in health care settings, according to this new report by WHO.

The Rural Health Statistics (RHS) 2020-21 provides updated information on health infrastructure and human resource position of the health facilities of the country. The publication provides data for Rural, Urban and Tribal areas of the country.

Africa bears 24% of the global burden of disease, although it is home to only about 15% of the world’s population and accounts for 50% of global deaths from communicable diseases. An estimated $2.4 trillion in annual output is lost due to poor health.