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Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine applies for WHO vaccine prequalification

The Russian Federation has become one of the first countries to apply to WHO for prequalification of its vaccine against the novel coronavirus infection....................

National Deworming Day: 14 States report reduction in worm prevalence; 9...

Regular deworming as advised by the World Health Organization eliminates worm infestation among children and adolescents living in areas with high STH burden, thereby contributing to achieving better nutrition and health.....................

India may get COVID-19 vaccine by March 2021 as multiple manufacturers...

Safety, efficacy, and distribution without discrimination of COVID-19 vaccines are as important as its accessibility...............

HMD sends first shipment of 56 million syringes to Covax facility

As the race for a 'safe and effective' vaccine against coronavirus infection is on the horizon, Hindustan Syringes and Medical Devices (HMD) has sent its first shipment of 56 million pieces of KOJAK Auto Disable Syringes to the Covax facility...................

India awaits trans-fats regulation as WHO bats for global elimination

In India, the Coronary Heart Diseases (CHD) has seen a four-fold rise during the past 40 years. As per the latest WHO Report on Global Trans Fat Elimination 2020, almost 5 of CHD death in India is due to TFA intake...............

Need coordinated efforts for timely response to COVID-19 like challenges: Dr...

While chairing the session of The Bureau of The Executive Board of WHO, Dr Harsh Vardhan stressed on the need to come together and be more responsive to manage the new challenges to ensure a timely, adequate and coordinated global response............

IIT Delhi launches low cost COVID-19 test kit 

A low-cost COVID-19 test kit developed by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has been launched.................

COVID-19: Experts call for increased mHealth consultations in remote areas

In their latest policy brief, the George Institute for Global Health India has summarized barriers and enablers on the use of m-health for delivering primary health care services by health workers in the context of COVID-19.................

The Science of Suicides: The Art of Survival

While there are many psychological reasons associated with depression, a little is known about the neurobiology of it, writes Dr Anju Dave Vaish...................

New drug for amoebiasis in the offing

A team of researchers from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has developed new drug molecules against the protozoa that causes amoebiasis.......................