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India has been toying with the idea of UHC since 2011 when a high-level expert committee, formed by the erstwhile Planning Commission, submitted its report but nothing much came of it.

The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health, also highlights the worrying trend of mixing energy drinks with alcohol.

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Thursday said that under the government's initiative, over 15,000 more tuberculosis (TB) cases have been detected.

India is a major manufacturer of anti-TB drugs for the world, having almost an 80 per cent global market share.

KOLKATA: Far from relenting, the dengue menace is spreading its tentacles in south-east Kolkata having its epicenter in areas under borough X.

A newly released nutrition report by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has revealed that undernutrition is still persistent in the region and the number of stunted children has increased.

A population-based molecular epidemiological study has revealed that Tuberculosis (TB) is prevalent and fast spreading in the urban areas than in the rural settings.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya plans to adopt the World Health Organization (WHO) pneumonia guidelines in order to reduce child mortality.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Monday launched a policy on prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance to help promote prudent use of antimicrobial agents.

The objective of the study was to study the serum Homocysteine levels in children and its relation with body mass index (BMI), lipid profile and plasma glucose.

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