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This initiative is an effort to prevent an increase in obesity and non-communicable diseases across the country.

Countries rely on out-of-pocket (OOP) spending to different degrees and employ varying techniques. The article examines trends in OOP spending in ten high-income countries since 2000, and analyzes their relationship to self-assessed barriers to accessing health care services. The countries are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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ASHA workers across the country can be trained to identify high blood pressure among rural residents, educate patients about prevention, treatment

Rising obesity in young people is causing lifestyle diseases; 24% of them suffer from or are suspected to show symptoms of blood pressure fluctuations

Gujarat gets $2m project for HIV prevention and care

After having a failed attempt at conducting a countrywide oral survey, the Dental Council of India (DCI) under the aegis of the Union Health Ministry is all set to process a fresh research on India

52-year-old Meera Sharma was suffering from persistent headaches and much to her surprise, no amount of self medication helped her.

While Africa has seen tremendous progress towards access to immunization, one in five African children still lack access to all the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended life-saving vaccines, a threat not only to the health of families, but also to the strength of economies and equity in African societies.

A total of 5.38 lakh families of Uttarakhand will be able to avail health cover under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana, the memorandum of which has been signed by the Uttarakhand government.

Over 14 crore people in India suffer from high blood pressure, says study.