Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would totally eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by 2025, a good 5 years ahead of the global deadline set for 2030 and has already started working toward

CHENNAI: The state government kick-started the second phase of the pulse polio immunisation campaign on Sunday with close to 65 lakh children below the age of five receiving oral form of the vaccin

Early assessment of progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals confirms an alarming lack of data in 64 countries, as well as insufficient progress toward the SDGs for another 37 countries where the data can be tracked.

TRICHY: The district administration has set a target of 2.41 lakh children to be covered under the Vitamin A liquid drive which will be carried out in the district for six days from Monday.

NITI Aayog released a comprehensive Health Index report titled, "Healthy States, Progressive India" which has highlighted that Kerala, Punjab and Tamil Nadu ranked on top in terms of overall performance.

Dehradun: According to the recently published National Family Health Survey (NFHS) IV, as many as 72.5% of children surveyed in the age group of 12 to 23 months, considered a crucial period in a ch

Jaipur: The state is getting ready for a new vaccine for preventing mortalities among under-5 children.

PATNA: After the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine as a mode of specific prevention against cervical cancer in India's universal immunisation programme (UIP) as per a decision by the

The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) period saw dramatic gains in health goals MDG 4 and MDG 5 for improving child and maternal health. However, many Muslim countries in the south Asian, Middle Eastern, and African regions lagged behind. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the status of, progress in, and key determinants of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health in Muslim majority countries (MMCs).

Gurgaon: The health department has vaccinated 3,500 children in the entire district under the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) drive, thus achieving a target of 100 per cent.

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