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.

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.

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’s Ministry of Health on Monday launched a policy on prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance to help promote prudent use of antimicrobial agents.

This report prepared as part of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2016, and published in Lancet , has found that every State in India has a higher burden from non-communicable diseases and injuries than from infectious diseases.

DEHRADUN: According to a latest report on seasonal influenza (H1N1) released by the ministry of health and family welfare's Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDPS), 8,543 people succumbed

In 2015, the WHO said India had double the number of estimated TB deaths-480,000 up from 220,000 in 2014

Monrovia — Liberians were dying in their thousands from the Ebola epidemic that plagued the country in 2014 while donor funds sent to the Liberia National Red Cross Society to fight the deadly viru

The country has registered strides in the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) with more than 80 percent HIV free babies born from HIV positive mothers.

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