Cambodia has been ranked among the most vulnerable countries in the region to climate change. In recent years, the Kingdom has been hit by prolonged droughts, floods and heat waves.

Climate change is already damaging the health of millions of people around the world, with the outlook only set to worsen if action is not taken.

Patiala: The authorities of the health department as well as Patiala municipal corporation have failed to curb the dengue menace in the district with the number of cases touching 1170 mark.

Mamata Banerjee on dengue outbreak: There is no need to panic. Some people are trying to create a panic with a vested interest.

At 27.9 lakh, India’s TB incidence in 2016 was down marginally from the previous year’s 28.4 lakh. The number of TB-related deaths was 4.35 lakh. down 15% from 5.17 lakh.

The Lancet Countdown 2017, a global research study of various climate change indicators, has flagged the health impact of PM2.5 (fine, respirable pollution particles) in India, suggesting that air

Global efforts to combat tuberculosis (TB) have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 37%, according to the Global TB Report 2017. Despite these achievements, the latest picture is grim. TB remains the top infectious killer in 2016.

The Lancet Countdown tracks progress on health and climate change and provides an independent assessment of the health effects of climate change, the implementation of the Paris Agreement,1 and the health implications of these actions. It follows on from the work of the 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change,2 which concluded that anthropogenic climate change threatens to undermine the past 50 years of gains in public health, and conversely, that a comprehensive response to climate change could be “the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century”.

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The number of patients, who have tested positive for dengue in the Kapurthala district, have touched 670 in recent weeks.