IF DEMOGRAPHY is destiny, as Auguste Comte, a French philosopher, once said, then China has many destinies.

Stillbirth, which is defined as a baby born without life at or after 28 weeks gestation, is one of the major problems facing the health sector across the world.

Between now and 2050 the planet’s population is expected to rise by a third, from 7.6bn to 9.8bn. Those extra mouths will need feeding, and not just with staples.

India has a very long tradition of collection of socio-economic statistics through the Population Census, National Sample Surveys and as a by-product of Administrative Statistics. Socio-Economic statistics play an integral role in achieving sustainable development objectives. The need for improvements in the field of data and statistics to monitor progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the associated need for statistical capacity building in developing countries have been highly recognized.

BENGALURU: The Congress government is gifting health cover to all its citizens in Karnataka through its Arogya Bhagya scheme to be launched on November 1.

‘Information scattered across hospitals needs to be assimilated’

60 per cent of ration shops routinely remain closed during working hours.

Temperatures in the Indo-Gangetic Plains would exceed the upper limit of what normally people can tolerate

Bengaluru: Eleven districts of Karnataka recorded 837 fresh tuberculosis cases in a week starting July 17 this year, data from the state government's ongoing Active Case Finding initiative, part of

Dr Rakesh K Mishra CCMB director said the finding will help in accelerating efforts for predictive and personalised genomic medicines.

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