Measles cases spike globally due to gaps in vaccination coverage: Report






The reported measles cases spiked in 2017, as multiple countries experienced severe and protracted outbreaks of the disease, said a

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Tamil Nadu awarded for best performing state in organ donation






Tamil Nadu is the best performing state in organ donation. For the fourth time in a row, the southern state

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Govt launches information platform to monitor public health surveillance






Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan, on Monday, launched a new state-of-the-art information platform to monitor public health surveillance in seven

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PM launches Ayushman Bharat scheme: All you need to know






The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today, launched the health assurance scheme: Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana –

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Poonam Khetrapal Singh re-elected as WHO South-East Asia Regional Director






Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh was, on Wednesday, nominated for a second five-year term as Regional Director of WHO South-East Asia.

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About 1.4 billion people across globe are physically inactive, says WHO






More than one in four adults globally (28 per cent or 1.4 billion people) are physically inactive, says a new

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