Kochi: Aimed at eliminating TB from the state by 2020, government has once again joined hands with private hospitals to treat and manage latent TB.

GURUGRAM: Doctors, environmentalists and those struck by asthma came together on Saturday and formed a group that will not only support asthma patients but also work as a pressure group to combat a

The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on health facilities demands greater multi-sectoral actions for the implementation of NCD prevention activities.

KOLKATA: The sudden slowdown of the chilly northwesterly wind has led to temperature fluctuation and a resultant spurt in viral infections across the city.

Children living in urban areas are more affected by air pollution than those living in rural areas, revealed the study.

AHMEDABAD: As stress and pollution are major concerns in Gujarat, the trend also got reflected in emergency calls received by EMRI 108 in 2018.

KOLKATA: A 63-year-old man from Dum Dum who tested positive to H1N1 died at AMRI Hospital Salt Lake on Tuesday. Asit Basu, resident of Dum Dum was admitted in the hospital on December 14.

The Centre has earmarked Rs 300 crore for implementation of the upcoming National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) for financial year 2018-19 and 2019-20.

The quality of housing has major implications for people’s health. Poor housing is associated with a wide range of health conditions such as respiratory diseases including asthma, cardiovascular diseases, injuries, mental health and infectious diseases including tuberculosis, influenza and diarrhoea. .

The World Health Organisation has listed Delhi under the worst places in the world due to its high pollution levels.

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