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Kala azar patients can infect others even after treatment: Study

As per a new study, there is a need to keep track of kala azar patients even after they are treated successfully to see whether they develop a skin condition called post-kala azar dermal leishmaniasis down the line....................

India rolls out ‘National Viral Hepatitis Control Program’

The aim of the program is to combat hepatitis and achieve countrywide elimination of Hepatitis C by 2030, achieve significant reduction in the infected population, morbidity and mortality associated with Hepatitis B and C viz. Cirrhosis and...…………...

Snakebite: a public health problem you don’t hear of

Poor health facilities in rural areas are a major factor due to which snakebite victims do not get adequate care...................

Eliminating Lymphatic Filariasis by 2020: Maharashtra govt steps up efforts

Government of Maharashtra’s Public Health department associates with Actor Swwapnil Joshi for elimination of 'Lymphatic Filariasis' in Maharashtra..............

Prof Ian Jacobs to address first ‘Evidence2Policy’ lecture on cervical cancer...

Organized by the George Institute for Global Health at New Delhi, the inaugural lecture focused on cervical cancer, will be delivered by Professor Ian Jacobs, Vice Chancellor, University of New South Wales...……….

Policy dialogue on digital health governance held in Delhi

The various top experts in public health and policymakers deliberated at the event that was held to discuss and inform how technology can improve health outcomes.............

Promoting community participation in effective delivery of public health services

The 'National Consultation on Community Action for Health' held at Delhi included representatives of the MoHFW, State National Health Mission (NHM) Mission Directors, State Nodal Officers, representatives from civil society organizations, and public health experts...........

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.........

India’s Dr Soumya Swaminathan joins WHO as its second-in-command

The Secretary, DHR and DG of the ICMR, Dr Soumya Swaminathan has got a fresh assignment and this time it is the world's top health policy body, the World Health Organization............

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............