About 33 per cent children who have still not been immunized in the state under its public healthcare programme are set to benefit by the vaccine’s launch.

Is your cough and cold persisting for more than two weeks? Blame the air.

The United Na tions has issued a dire warning to India over its abysmally high infant and maternal mortality rate.

It looks neither malaria nor dengue but pneumonia and Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) are proving to be Odisha’s biggest emergency health threat.

United Nations agencies, UNICEF, WHO as well as the Washington-based World Bank have said Mozambique is part of a group of ten countries in sub-Saharan Africa that have achieved half of the targets

KOLKATA: Thanks to indiscriminate use of antibiotics, infection control may become a tough task in the city.

In developing countries, mortality in children with very severe pneumonia is high, even with the provision of appropriate antibiotics, standard oxygen therapy, and other supportive care. We assessed whether oxygen therapy delivered by bubble continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) improved outcomes compared with standard low-flow and high-flow oxygen therapies.

Grimy city buildings and statues aren’t just unsightly, they also contribute to smog.

PUNE: The air quality is usually good in monsoon because air pollutants get washed away in the rain water.

With pneumonia emerging as one of the leading causes of mortality amo-ng children under five years of age, the government is considering introduction of Pneumococcal vaccine in the Universal Immuni