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.

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.

Haryana ranks at the bottom in terms of average health expenditure (2012-2017) among seven states that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) examined to assess the progress towards attaining su

Growing political attention to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) offers a rare opportunity for achieving meaningful action. Many governments have developed national AMR action plans, but most have not yet implemented policy interventions to reduce antimicrobial overuse.

The prices and the coverage of effective direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) to treat hepatitis C vary across countries. South Korea expanded DAAs coverage through national health insurance.

Based on WHO, Unicef guidelines, the draft policy with a roadmap for 2030, has been submitted to Yogi cabinet for approval

Dengue has become a major public health problem in Sri Lanka with a considerable economic burden.

Order of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Aditya Bhatia Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/04/2019 regarding permission to avail “Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy” being provided to the petitoner (Aditya Bhatia) by Nutech Mediworld.

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) report in the public domain for inputs from various stakeholders.

Healthcare experts from India and the UK gathered for a first-of-its-kind conference in Birmingham to explore opportunities emerging after the Indian government's Ayushman Bharat initiative.

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