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