Opinion  /  Published 12.01.22

Tunnel vision: public health

It is said that Ratan Tata was moved by seeing middle-class Indian families riding on a two-wheeler, their children sandwiched between parents. This inspired the Tata Nano — it was developed at ...
By Amitav Banerjee

India  /  Published 16.07.21

'Reports of Indian kids missing routine jabs not based on facts'

The government on Friday clarified that it has worked with states, union territories and development partners towards mitigating negative impacts of Covid-19, and was making efforts to ensure children...
By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.03.21

24x7 jabs at private hospitals

The Jharkhand government has allowed private hospitals in the state to provide vaccination facility 24x7 if they get sufficient number of registrations and have the infrastructure to run the campaign,...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 11.02.21

Astra jab is safe and effective, says WHO

AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective and should be deployed widely, including in countries where the South African variant of the coronavirus may reduce its efficacy, a World Hea...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 10.02.21

AstraZeneca jabs for people over 65, says WHO

SAGE, which advises the WHO on overall global vaccine policies and strategies, has already issued advice on the usage of the Pfizer-BioNTech and the Moderna vaccines. UK-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Geneva

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.19

Our children are far from immune

The shields appear to be down. Full immunization of children has been stagnant at about 60 per cent since 2015, according to the latest survey by the National Statistical Office. What makes this figur...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Indians must take women's health seriously

Unlike many countries in the world, Indian women had shorter life spans than Indian men until the mid-1990s. Because females are generally believed to have greater biological powers of endurance than ...
By Nandita Saikia


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