Awareness campaigns similar to those of polio or HIV are needed for hepatitis in India, stressed experts at AIIMS today during an awareness programme organised to mark World Hepatitis Day.

Tata Steel employees will participate in the 100 day race Stepathlon, the virtual race designed to create a global health revolution among corporate professionals that commences on September, 3 and

Debate in Lok Sabha on National Rural Health Mission and ASHA (uncorrected).

BOTAD: It has been a battle against anaemia that has been fought with handfuls of pulses.

Shortages of nurses, doctors, and health professionals in resource-poor countries challenge the success of many health initiatives and health-system strengthening. In many of these countries, medical and nursing schools are few and severely short of faculty, limiting their capacity to scale-up and increase the number of skilled graduates and professionals to support the health system.

Kohima: As per the 2014 Sentinel Surveillance Report, Nagaland has recorded the highest prevalence of HIV & AIDS in the country with an alarming ratio of 0.88 per cent against country’s figure stands at 0.37 per cent.

According to the Medical Officer in-charge of Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) Centre, Dimapur, Dr Hutoka Sema, while presenting a lecture on ‘basic of HIV & AIDS & treatment facilities available’ at an advocacy programme on HIV/AIDS for Kuhuboto and Khaghaboto areas at Kuhuboto town under Dimapur district on Saturday.

To eradicate dengue, a multi-pronged campaign was launched on Tuesday across six Indian cities with public-private partnership.

As part of the two-month long campaign ‘U & Me Against Dengue’, fumigation drive, neem plantation and cleanliness drive would be kicked off in phases across Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune and Ahmedabad to combat the spread of the mosquito-borne viral infection.

Fifty per cent of AIDS patients were young and parents and peer educators could play a pivotal role in raising awareness among them, said Dr BB Rewari, National Programme Officer for Anti-Retrovira

Corruption, an undeniable reality in the health sector, is arguably the most serious ethical crisis in medicine today. However, it remains poorly addressed in scholarly journals and by professional associations of physicians and bioethicists. This article provides an overview of the forms and dynamics of corruption in healthcare as well as its,implications in health and medicine.

As many as 23 new cases of dengue have been confirmed from the DMCH during the past three days. The patients belong to various parts of the district. Of them, 15 are from the city, while the rest are from the peripheral areas.