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At World Health Assembly in Geneva, all eyes will be on...

The 71st World Health Assembly opens in Geneva next week with a "triple billion" agendaThe 71st World Health Assembly opens in Geneva next week...

7 yrs on, India has not taken even a single step...

Universal Health Coverage is the theme of this World Health Day More than seven years have passed since the High Level Expert Group of...

Ahead of World Health Day, WHO calls upon governments in SE...

This year, Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is the theme of World Health Day that is observed on April 7 With Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as...

Poor in India have made “living wills” for ages, not by...

When the Supreme Court delivered its landmark "living will" judgement earlier this month it too was acutely conscious of this reality What started 45 years...

Shortage of pathologists affecting care levels in low, middle income countries

Pathology services are central to the detection, treatment and monitoring of infectious diseases Pathology is the cornerstone of modern medicine, ensuring that patients are correctly...

Budget commitment to universal health coverage, prevention lauded

The Union Budget's healthcare focus has received a thumbs up from the industry with doctors and insurance companies lauding the decision to roll out...

Rs 2K cr allocation for health protection scheme raises hopes for...

For the first time since the grandiose announcements - first in the 2016 Budget speech and then in prime minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day...

Lack of access to essential drugs is a public health problem...

Even as a scheme to provide health security to 10 crore people hangs fire for many months now, new research has revealed shocking lack...

Will write to all heads of state on universal health coverage:...

WHO director general Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus told the 142nd session of the WHO Executive Board on Monday that he would soon write to all heads...

Half the world can’t afford healthcare, shows new WHO report

At least half of the world’s population cannot obtain essential health services, according to a new report from the World Bank and the World...

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