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Opinion  /  Published 25.09.21

Bold statement: AOC at Met Gala 2021

If you love the Netflix show, Bridgerton, tickets just went live for a 90-minute ball in March called “The Queen’s Ball: A Bridgerton Experience”. It will take place in US citie...
By Suhashini Sarkar

India  /  Published 22.09.21

Jab export: WHO thanks India

World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday thanked Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for announcing resumption of COVID-19 vaccine shipments to the COVAX globa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.09.21

EUL: Covaxin awaits WHO nod

Bharat Biotech on Friday said it has submitted all the data pertaining to its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to the World health organisation for Emergency Use Listing (EUL) and is awaiting feedback from th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.09.21

Sputnik V: WHO seeks more data

The World Health Organisation has sought some more data from Russia's Gamaleya National Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, developer of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V for according E...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 26.08.21

WHO revises BP guidelines

“The upper number (130) alone may be used for the treatment decision,” Reddy said. For other individuals without such underlying risk factors, the new guidelines recommend treatment for co...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


World  /  Published 05.08.21

China pledges 2 bn Covid jab

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday promised to provide two billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the world this year and offered a USD 100 million donation to COVAX, the WHO-backed vaccine allia...
By K J M Varma in Beijing

Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.21

Hepatitis centre at RG Kar

The state health department on Wednesday launched a centre at the RG Kar Medical College and Hospital to screen, test and provide treatment for viral hepatitis. This is the second centre in Calcutta ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.21

Head first: Mental healthcare in India

The health of human beings is influenced by both mental and physiological well-being. And yet, this crucial tenet is often ignored in the larger public discourse. The weightage accorded to treating ph...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 06.10.20

Mentally ill left in Covid lurch

Services for mentally ill and substance abuse patients have been disrupted worldwide during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the disease is expected to cause further distress for many, the World Health Orga...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 06.10.20

Nobel for identifying hepatitis C virus

While effective antiviral treatments are now available, a course of tablets can cost $30,000 in the US. Flexibility on pricing for poorer countries will be vital to put WHO’s eradication goal wi...
By Reuters in Berlin, Stockholm


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