World Health Organization
India  /  Published 03.08.22

Health ministry issues dos and don'ts on monkeypox

With rising cases of monkeypox in the country, the Union health ministry on Wednesday released a list of dos and don'ts to avoid contracting the disease. It also underlined that anyone can catch ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.08.22

Monkeypox: Kerala reports fifth case

Delhi reports third monkeypox case, 8 detected in India so far A 30 year-old man, who came to Kerala from UAE last month, has tested positive for monkeypox, making him the fifth case of the virus ...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

News  /  Published 02.08.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to start drive against monkeypox

A mass awareness campaign on monkeypox will be launched in Kolkata soon so that people know when to report to a doctor, deputy mayor Atin Ghosh, who also heads the health department of the Kolkat...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 01.08.22

Monkeypox: Samples of deceased tests positive

Samples of a 22-year-old man, who died in Kerala on July 30, have come out positive for monkeypox on Monday, official sources said. The man had recently returned from the UAE where his samples also t...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 30.07.22

Monkeypox: first deaths outside Africa

More than 20,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported so far, with the highest number of infections now being recorded in Europe and the Americas. Brazil reported the first monkeypox-related&nb...
By Deutsche Welle


News  /  Published 28.07.22

West Bengal government to begin population-based screening for hepatitis

The West Bengal government will begin population-based screening for hepatitis, announced chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday. "On World Hepatitis Day, we reiterate our commitment to elim...
By My Kolkata & PTI

World  /  Published 24.07.22

How stigmas impact refugee, migrant health

 Waheed Arian spent the first five years of his life hiding in cellars from rockets and bombs. Arian, an emergency doctor with the UK's National Health Service, was born in Kabul in the 1980...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 07.07.22

Covid: New sub-variant in India

A new sub-lineage BA.2.75 of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in countries like India and the World Health Organisation is following this, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations/Geneva

Opinion  /  Published 17.06.22

Letters to the editor: Time to ponder over how we grow and consume food

Old methods   Sir — The overuse of antibiotics in animals raised for consumption has made it difficult to maintain a healthy diet. But a farmer in Thailand and academics at the Chiang Ma...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.22

Changemakers: The unsung ASHA workers

Credit often does not trickle down to the agents of change. The World Health Organization bestowing the Global Health Leaders Award-2022 on India’s Accredited Social Health Activists is, therefo...
By The Editorial Board


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