The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak expanded rapidly throughout China. Major behavioral, clinical, and state interventions have been undertaken to mitigate the epidemic and prevent the persistence of the virus in human populations in China and worldwide.

The covid-19 pandemic that was declared on 11 March 2020 has affected countries on all continents. Reported case numbers are certainly underestimates given the shortages or unavailability of test kits in many countries, a virus with a basic reproductive value (R0) of 2.2, and evidence of viral shedding from asymptomatic infected people. (Editorial)

A range of regional bodies support national decision-making processes related to immunisation and public health policy.

This much awaited draft of the National Policy For Rare Diseases 2020 released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare proposes to provide up to Rs 15 lakh for rare disease treatment to patients needing one-time treatment.

Mental disorders are among the leading causes of non-fatal disease burden in India, but a systematic understanding of their prevalence, disease burden, and risk factors is not readily available for each state of India. In this report, we describe the prevalence and disease burden of each mental disorder for the states of India, fro

NITI Aayog released the report on ‘Health Systems for a New India: Building Blocks—Potential Pathways to Reforms’.

NITI Aayog released the report on ‘Health Systems for a New India: Building Blocks—Potential Pathways to Reforms’.

National Health Profile report notes that diabetes and hypertension rate are high among Indians while dengue and chikungunya are a cause of great concern to public health. Life expectancy in India has increased from 49.7 years in 1970-75 to 68.7 years in 2012-16, as per the National Health Profile 2019.

National Health Profile report notes that diabetes and hypertension rate are high among Indians while dengue and chikungunya are a cause of great concern to public health. Life expectancy in India has increased from 49.7 years in 1970-75 to 68.7 years in 2012-16, as per the National Health Profile 2019.

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.

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