After 4,000 deaths and 19,000 victims over seven years, encephalitis has made it to the election manifestoes of most parties in Uttar Pradesh in 2012.

KOLKATA, 30 JAN: With the recent crib deaths in state-run hospitals causing widespread public anger, the state health department is now blaming socio-economic factors for the high level of infant m

PESHAWAR, Nov 30: The World Health Organisation (WHO) plans to set up the acute respiratory infection (ARI) centres in 11 more districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to provide treatment to the children s

Medical experts have said that pneumonia kills nearly two million children every year in the world under the age of five, while in Pakistan, one in every four children deaths are attributable to th

Pneumonia killed more children than any other disease in 2008, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This report examines steps being taken to prevent this illness in the 15 countries with the highest pneumonia death toll

Even as the number of crib deaths reported from the state-run Dr. B.C.

Tiered pricing - the concept of selling drugs and vaccines in developing countries at prices systematically lower than in industrialized countries - has received widespread support from industry, policymakers, civil society, and academics as a way to improve access to medicines for the poor. We carried out case studies based on a review of international drug price developments for antiretrovirals, artemisinin combination therapies, drug-resistant tuberculosis medicines, liposomal amphotericin B (for visceral leishmaniasis), and pneumococcal vaccines.

New Delhi: India might have vehemently opposed an antibiotic-resistant superbug being named New Delhi Metallo-beta-lactamase 1 (NDM1), but a study in a leading city hospital has found a worryingly

Igor Rudan and colleagues report the results of their consensus building exercise that identified health research priorities to help reduce child mortality from pneumonia.

The number of young children who die each day has plunged over the past two decades, new United Nations figures show, but the world is still lagging far behind in efforts to achieve its target for