India's health indicators show significant improvement over the last decade with a decline in infant mortality complimented by a better sex ratio, more institutional deliveries and wider vaccine co

• A new vaccine-based treatment for HIV has succeeded in suppressing the virus in five patients, raising hopes further research could help prevent Aids without the need for daily drugs.

The Western Cape health department has vaccinated 15,000 pupils and children against measles in Stellenbosch and Drakenstein in February, in an effort to prevent the spread of the disease.

PANJIM: After creating much havoc in Goa, the Monkey Fever (Kyasanoor Forest Disease (KFD) is now being wide spread in the neighbouring Maharashtra.

Two vaccine candidates have been shown to be effective — in one case, 100 percent effective — in preventing malaria.

The ninth G-FINDER survey reports on 2015 global investment into research and development (R&D) of new products for neglected diseases, and identifies trends and patterns across the nine years of global G-FINDER data.

In a move to keep healthcare professionals fit to handle A(H1N1) influenza cases, emergency medical technicians attached to GVK EMRI-108 ambulances are being vaccinated.

Concerned about the outbreak of measles in Yangon Region, the Department of Public Health has embarked on a mass vaccination campaign among children in five townships to curb the spread of the dise

In a double move hailed as a milestone for public health, African leaders have launched an agency to tackle global threats such as Ebola and pledged to make immunisation available throughout the co

As many as four people died of H1N1 in Tamil Nadu in the last two days. As many as three fresh cases of the infection were reported in the western districts of the state.

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