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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

News  /  Published 26.05.22

National laurel for Kolkata boy for one-minute animation video on health

He was not too keen on science. Neither did he have any knowledge of animation. Yet 16-year-old Nirbhay Parakh of Sri Chaitanya Techno School is the only student from Kolkata to win the third prize fo...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Burrabazar

India  /  Published 24.05.22

FDA lifts hold on Covaxin in US

The US Food and Drug Administration which has put on hold the phase 2/ 3 clinical trials of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, in USA, has lifted the pause, according to a statement issued...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

World  /  Published 21.05.22

Monkeypox: Cases cross 100 in Europe

The World Health Organization was holding an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west and central Africa, after over 100 cases wer...
By Reuters


World  /  Published 13.05.22

US: Covid toll touches 1 million

The United States of America reached a tragic milestone in its battle against the pandemic on Thursday with the country recording 1 million Covid deaths. “Today, we mark a tragic milestone here...
By Our Bureau

World  /  Published 11.05.22

WHO questions China's zero-Covid policy

China's much-touted dynamic zero COVID policy came under sharp criticism from the WHO which termed it unsustainable in view of the constantly changing behaviour of the coronavirus and called on Be...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Beijing

News  /  Published 11.05.22

DUK partners with UNEP and WHO to host workshop on disaster preparedness

The workshop, to be held from May 16 to May 27, is an effort towards capacity building in the use of modern technologies in disaster preparedness ...

India  /  Published 07.05.22

WHO Covid death report baseless: Health ministers

Health ministers of different states who attended the 14th conference of the Central Council of Health and Family Welfare (CCHFW) have slammed WHO for its estimate of 4.7 million Covid-related deaths ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gujarat

India  /  Published 06.05.22

Experts question WHO Covid report

Questioning the modelling methodology used by WHO to estimate 4.7 million deaths in India due to Covid or its impact, top health experts have expressed disappointment over the global health body's...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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