DM Foundation, part of DM Healthcare Group that has presence across the Gulf countries and India, has launched a health portal in Malayalam.

Providing teeth to the anti-dengue and malaria campaign, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has decided to reach out to the students of its schools.

Newborn mortality rate declined from 57 to 30 per 1000 births in Bangladesh during 1990 to 2009, said a study.

The public health department has been seeking support from the education department for raising community awareness.

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) today organized a rally at India Gate to mark the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
The Delhi social welfare minister Kiran Walia flagged off the rally participated by hundreds of activists.

The NCB also put up a museum to educate people on the various types of drugs and their harmful effects.
The Delhi zone of the NCB conducted s

The Medical Council of India lurches from one crisis to another. (Editorial)

Sri Lanka has come to the forefront from among 11 South East Asian countries with regard to several health indices according to the 2010 world health situation report published by the World Health Organization (WHO), said the Health Ministry.

Priority given to free healthcare services by the government, people's high literacy rate and their ability to understand health related information and a

The inquiry committee report on the anti-cervical cancer vaccine study project finds serious ethical violations. (Editorial)

To sensitise principals of all municipal, government, private schools and nodal officers of colleges in the New Delhi Municipal Council area about prevention and containment of vector borne disease, the civic body's health department organised an awareness programme this past week.

About 250 representatives from various school and colleges participated in the programme.

An NDMC official said

Poor menstrual hygiene, lack of life skills have affected their education
Only 30 per cent of the girl students in hostels wash their hands before eating after defecation, while only 40 per cent take bath everyday.