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Let's create awareness about liver cancer!

The increasing liver disease is one of the most common diseases in the world.Figures by the World Health Organisation (WHO) attribute more than two lakh deaths in India due to liver disease every year.Dr Ravi Mohanka, Chief Surgeon and Head of Department, ... Business Standard, 2 days ago

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India changes 'blindness' definition, opts for WHO criteria

India has changed its over four-decade-old definition of blindness, bringing it in line with the World Health Organization criteria, a step that would drastically bring down the number of people considered "blind" in the country. According to the new definition, a person who is unable to count fingers from a distance of three metres would be considered "blind" as against the earlier stipulation of six metres, which was adopted in 1976. The aim of revising the definition is also to be able to ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Higher tobacco taxes can help South Asia kick the butt

The analysis, led by Prabhat Jha, calls on South Asian countries to implement the World Health Organization's global tobacco control treaty and its requirements for high tobacco taxes, smoke-free public spaces, warning labels, comprehensive advertising bans ...
 DNA1 week ago Depression affecting 86 mn in Southeast Asia: WHO  Prokerala2 weeks ago
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JMA Pilani Celebrates World Health Day Theme Depression Let's Talk with Shruti Naik Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad

According to the World Health Organization - WHO, India has the highest rate of depression with 36% of the population battling this serious mood disorder. The majority of patients suffering fall in the age bracket of 6 and 25. Tweet JMA Pilani Celebrates ...
 India PRwire1 week ago Observation of World Health Day  Kangla Times2 weeks ago Indian Air Force Celebrates World Health Day  PIB2 weeks ago World Health Day: It’s time to shed the stigma associated with depression  catchnews.com2 weeks ago
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Strong policies, discussions needed to tackle depression: WHO

With depression emerging as one of the major global illnesses, the World Health Organization has stressed on the need for strong human rights policies as well as conversations on mental health to address the associated stigma.
 DNA2 weeks ago

116 million African children to get polio vaccines: WHO

The World Health Organization said today 116 million children are to receive polio vaccines in 13 countries in west and central Africa as part of efforts to eradicate the disease on the continent.
 DNA1 month ago 1116 million African children to get polio vaccines: WHO  News on Air4 weeks ago
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Polluted environment kills 1.7 million children every year: WHO

A shocking report by World Health Organisation reveals that each year, environmental pollutants cost an estimated 1.7 million lives among children under five.The causes include unsafe water, lack of sanitation, poor hygiene practices and indoor and outdoor ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year: WHO  Rediff.com1 month ago WHO report: Polluted, unhealthy environment causes 1.7 million deaths of children globally each year  catchnews.com1 month ago
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WHO says new drugs urgently needed to fight 12 "priority pathogens"

New antibiotics need to be developed urgently to combat 12 families of bacteria, the World Health Organization said on Monday, describing these "priority pathogens" as the greatest threats to human health.
 DNA1 month ago New drugs urgently needed to fight 12 superbugs: WHO  News on Air1 month ago

Two billion people drinking contaminated water: WHO

World Health Organization, WHO says, nearly two billion people currently use contaminated water. Head of WHO's public health department,Maria Neira, said in a statement that almost two billion people use a source of drinking-water contaminated with faeces, ...
 News on Air1 week ago
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WHO says bird flu outbreaks raise alarm, but human risks still low

NDON, (Reuters) - - LOThe risk of sustained human-to-human transmission of H7N9 bird flu in China is low, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, but a surge in human cases there is worrying and requires constant monitoring.
 Reuters1 month ago Over 300 infected with H7N9 in a month: WHO  News on Air2 months ago
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