'Politics, science and civil society will determine success of SDGs'
Paul V Gandingen, director at Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) and a UNESCO chair, talks about how countries can achieve …
Global population set to touch 9.7 billion in 2050: UN
India will be the most populous country in the world by 2022
Rush for new development goals
UN works on agenda to follow millennium goals; civil society says it has been given little role
Sustainable Development Goals are not confined to poor countries
Unlike the Millennium Development Goals, SDGs will not be confined to poor countries
Battle against TB
Latest WHO report highlights the advances made by countries in controlling the spread of tuberculosis and recommends ways to achieve eradication
The future we do not want
World leaders attending Rio+20 did nothing to tackle the interlinked crises of economy and ecology, says Sunita Narain after attending the …
Budget 2013-14: provisioning for universal healthcare or moving away from agenda?
The world trend is to move towards public health systems, but developments in India seem to be in the opposite direction
'South Asia, Africa show poor progress towards MDGs'
India fares worse than Bangladesh and Nepal, says report
The widening nutrition gap
Difference in the nutritional status of Kerala’s general rural populace and that of Attappady could be as high as 50 per cent
Experts call for holistic approach to reproductive healthcare
Urge governments to give women free healthcare to reduce maternal mortality
Push to include access to energy in UN development goals
Speakers at a consultative meeting in Delhi call for finding sustainable and affordable technological solutions for making energy accessible to …
Health millennium goals neglected in Asia-Pacific region: UN report
3 million children below five died in 2010 alone