Health in news on June 6

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on health

By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Thursday 07 June 2018

Is India among top 10 countries with low cancer incidence?

While India’s ranking by the Global Burden of Disease team in IHME may appear counter-intuitive, the truth is that incidence alone does not tell India’s full cancer story.

NACO to draw TB policy for Maharashtra

To curb the rising cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the country, the Union government has roped in the National Aids Control Organization (NACO) to formulate a policy

Anaemia reduction efforts won’t meet global nutrition target

The Indian Council of Medical Research has observed that the prevalence of anaemia continues to be 58 per cent in children and 53 per cent in women and stated that the efforts to reduce anaemia are insufficient to meet the Global Nutrition Target for 2025.

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