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The four contaminated and substandard cough syrups that WHO has linked to an Indian manufacturer

Explained: Why Has WHO Warned Against These Indian-made Cough Syrups And Their Fatal Effect

The WHO warned that four 'contaminated' and 'substandard' cough syrups allegedly produced by Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited based in Haryana's Sonepat could be the reason for the deaths in the West African nation. 

06 October 2022

Bharat Biotech's Rotavac Introduced In Nigeria To Immunise Children From Diarrhoea

Nigeria currently accounts for 14 per cent of all childhood rotavirus deaths globally, making it the country with the second-highest number of rotavirus deaths in the world


Odisha Urges Districts To Keep Isolation Beds Ready For Monkeypox Cases

Following a handful of monkeypox cases springing up in the country, the Odisha government has urged all its district officials to make preparations for a monkeypox outbreak in the state beforehand.


Developing cardiovascular diseases to be assessed by a non-laboratory-based screening tool

Unite Efforts To Reduce Premature Mortality From Cardiovascular Diseases: WHO

SEA HEARTS seeks to promote heart health and to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases, strokes, and diabetes. All countries in the region have adopted the WHO HEARTS package, a step-by-step approach for...

29 September 2022

Telangana To Offer Incentives To Health Staff For Normal Deliveries In Government Hospitals

The Optimum level of normal deliveries as per WHO norms is about 85 per cent. Therefore, if a public health facility has exceeded the 85 per cent threshold of normal deliveries in 2021-22, then it will  be taken as...


Monkeypox In India: Centre Holds High-Level Meeting As Tally Mounts

Monkeypox In India: Sources said the meeting was chaired by the Directorate General of Health Sciences (DGHS) and attended by officials from the Health ministry, National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and ICMR among...

24 July 2022

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, this is the first time that the Regional Committee session is being held in-person.

Health Ministers Of WHO South-East Asia Region To Deliberate On Priority Issues Next Week

The meeting will discuss progress for ending noncommunicable diseases and TB, how to accelerate elimination of cervical cancer and strengthen the health workforce education and training, said the highest decision making body...

02 September 2022

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Monkeypox Case In Delhi, India's Tally Climbs To Four

A man in Delhi has tested positive for the monkeypox virus.

24 July 2022

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24 July 2022
Strengthen Surveillance, Public Health Measures For Monkeypox: WHO

Strengthen Surveillance, Public Health Measures For Monkeypox: WHO

In the WHO South-East Asia Region, four cases of monkeypox have been reported, three from India and one from Thailand.


07 July 2022
New Covid-19 Omicron Sub-Variant BA.2.75 Detected In Countries Like India Says WHO

New Covid-19 Omicron Sub-Variant BA.2.75 Detected In Countries Like India Says WHO

WHO said that the BA.2.75 covid sub-variant reported from India and some other countries ‘seems to have a few mutations on the receptor-binding domain of...


23 May 2022
Saudi Arabia Bans Flights To India And 15 Other Countries

Saudi Arabia Bans Flights To India And 15 Other Countries

The travel ban was notified by the Saudi government’s Directorate General of Passports


23 May 2022
ASHA Workers At Forefront Of Ensuring Healthy India: PM Modi

ASHA Workers At Forefront Of Ensuring Healthy India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi congratulates all ASHA workers for bagging WHO Director-General's Global Health Leaders' Award for their crucial role in providing direct...


07 May 2022
WHO's Data On Covid-deaths Is Baseless, Shows India In Poor Light: Health Ministers

WHO's Data On Covid-deaths Is Baseless, Shows India In Poor Light: Health Ministers

The group of health ministers stated the WHO estimate is "unacceptable" to India and the modelling methodology used by the global health body to reach the...


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05 May 2022
WHO Claims 4.7 Million Covid Deaths In India, New Delhi Says Data 'Questionable': Key Points

WHO Claims 4.7 Million Covid Deaths In India, New Delhi Says Data 'Questionable': Key Points

According to the WHO report, there were 4.7 million Covid deaths in India, 10 times the official figures and almost a third of Covid deaths globally.


20 April 2022
PM Modi Promotes 'Heal In India', Announces Introduction Of  AYUSH Mark And AYUSH Visa

PM Modi Promotes 'Heal In India', Announces Introduction Of AYUSH Mark And AYUSH Visa

Speaking of "Heal in India", he also announced that a special visa category will be created soon for those who want to travel to the country to avail of AYUSH...


05 April 2022
'Let Nature Live' : Says Dr. Yasam Ayavefe

'Let Nature Live' : Says Dr. Yasam Ayavefe

Mankind must return to nature. For the first time, the pandemic that threatens the whole world has revealed that man has betrayed nature and must quickly make...


30 March 2022
WHO: Covid-19 Deaths Jump By 40%, But Cases Falling Globally

WHO: Covid-19 Deaths Jump By 40%, But Cases Falling Globally

In its latest weekly report on the pandemic, the UN health agency said the number of new coronavirus cases fell everywhere, including in WHO's Western Pacific...


20 March 2022
WHO Lists Top 3 Wrong Claims On Omicron, Expresses Concern Over Spreading Misinformation

WHO Lists Top 3 Wrong Claims On Omicron, Expresses Concern Over Spreading Misinformation

WHO's Covid-19 Technical Lead Maria Van Kerkhove elaborated that primarily the misinformation such as the pandemic is over, Omicron is mild and that it is the...


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