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Not one but three readings in a single visit must for...

Measurement of blood pressure is done routinely and is considered to be a good way to determine a healthy or diseased heart as well as to predict future heart health-related issues.................

Air pollution killing more people than tobacco: study

The burden due to air pollution includes 6.7 lakh deaths due to outdoor particulate matter (PM) air pollution and 4.8 lakh deaths due to household air pollution, says the study published in medical journal Lancet Planetary Health...…………..

Heart disease, stroke among top killers in India

The prevalence of heart disease and stroke has increased by over 50% from 1990 to 2016 in India, with an increase observed in every state. Both contributed to 28·1% of total deaths in India in 2016, compared with 15·2% in 1990.........…......

Health stakeholders celebrate 10th Anniversary of The George Institute for Global Health...

The event witnessed a high-level panel discussion involving experts from various health sectors besides an oration delivered by Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, President, PHFI on chronic diseases in India.........

Better data & health worker training may cut stillbirths: study

In a study by the PHFI, the research team collected data from over one lakh families from 38 districts of Bihar with a population of nearly 6.1 lakh individuals.........

OMRON Healthcare partners initiative to build awareness around hypertension

The global campaign aimed at raising awareness about blood pressure measurement is facilitated in India by Public Health Foundation of India, Indian Council of Medical Research and Indian Medical Association............

In a shocker, govt revokes PHFI’s FCRA license

The Public Health Foundation of India, one of the India's leading non-governmental organization is under fire from the government for the alleged violations of the foreign contribution regulation act......

Grass-root mental health program reduces treatment gap for depression, reveals new...

A grass-root mental health program dramatically reduces the treatment gap for depression, a major risk factor for suicide, in rural Vidarbha, finds Lancet Psychiatry Study....

“Utmost important that myths around immunization be dispelled”

There is need to deploy real foot soldiers in the last mile connectivity areas to achieve the vaccination campaign results India is looking for.....

Poor diets now pose a greater risk to health in South...

Foresight Report and the South Asian Paper shows how changing food systems and diets could affect health over the next 20 years...