Only 50% of adults in the age group 15-49 years are aware that they ail from the disease

India also recorded an improvement in life expectancy at birth. The life expectancy at birth in 1969 was 47 years and in 2019, it is 69 years.

A national newspaper said there were 11 million stunted kids in Nigeria, a problem that would hold back the country's growth.

India’s population grew at an average annual rate of 1.2 per cent between 2010 and 2019 to 1.36 billion, more than double the annual growth rate of China, according to a report by the United Nations Population Fund.

JAIPUR: Efforts to reduce new HIV infections in the state have started showing results.

KOCHI: A preliminary study undertaken by state health authorities found that almost 7% of the total population in Ernakulam is highly likely to develop TB.

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) in its endeavour to facilitate the policy makers in evolving the best developmental policies has been bringing out the publication “Women and Men in India” on annual basis. The publication portrays the extend of gender inequality and gender discriminations through crucial statistical indicators of socio-economic and demographic relevance. Gender statistics have a crucial role in gender mainstreaming in developmental policies.

An international study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found a fungal disease has caused dramatic population declines in more than 500 amphibian species, including 90 extinction

Africa's four leading ecotourism operators have launched the Lionscape Coalition to support Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) to help preserve dwindling population of lions on the continent.

Ahmedabad: A shocking revelation that came from city-based nephrologists says that rougly 5 lakh people in Ahmedabad are estimated to suffer from a kidney disorder.

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