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Preventing a leading killer: Drowning

According to the World Health Organization's Global Report on Drowning 2014, drowning is a serious and neglected public health threat claiming the lives of 3,72,000 people a year......

Indian Diaspora faces health crisis

The Indian Diaspora is facing a health crisis says Sangeeta Ahuja, who has been appointed chair of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin's health council.Pointing out that the Indian......

These 10 stunning images will make you go WILD

The Natural History Museum has unveiled the first entries for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Wrestling komodo dragons, ethereal egrets and thirsty......

Niti Aayog's wrong prescription

Taking away free healthcare facilities, as recommended by the Aayog, would place a huge burden on the people, especially in rural areas, says Devanik Saha. NITI Aayog has objected to increasing......

From the archives: The extraordinary doctor who makes a difference

On August 10, the Human Rights Watch, an international non-governmental organisation that conducts research and advocacy on human rights, announced that Dr M R Rajagopal was one of the recipients......

US wins WTO poultry case against India

The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Thursday that India broke international trade rules by blocking U.S. poultry and egg imports because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears, confirming a win......

World's poor headed for better lives in 2030: Gates

Established in 2000, the foundation distributed $3.6 billion in grants in 2013, in particular for global health and development, and had $42.3 billion in assets as of late 2014. Image: A woman......

The happiest countries in the world

There is more to a country than the cold GDP numbers and economic statistics. And to understand well-being of a nation, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has come up......

Panel approves new global food safety measures

The Codex Alimentarius Commission, jointly run by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization, for food safety, has recently agreed on a new set of regulations --......

Two Indian cities among most polluted in the world

Two Indian cities have been ranked as the most polluted cities in the world, according to the World Health Organization. It says 1.34 million people died in 2008 from breathing in tiny particles......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Indian fitness expert on world body

Rajesh Desai, a 31-year-old health and fitness consultant who spent his early days in a transit camp, has been appointed on the committee of the World Association for Nutritional Professionals in......

Doping: Money at heart of athletics cover up!

‘These tests are bad for business’ 'It's about money, it's about corruption' ‘Many, many, many positive drug tests over the years, I personally know about, have been covered......

Olympic sailors, rowers shrug off reports of Rio's polluted waters

Rubbish is pictured at Fundao beach, on the banks of the Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters Sailors and rowers were not worried about getting sick during the Rio......

FIFA scandal: US law may struggle to reach all defendants

FBI agents carry boxes from the headquarters of CONCACAF after it was raided. Photograph: Joe Skipper/Getty Images US prosecutors may find it difficult to get a number of the people they have......

Ebola unites football icons Zidane, Ronaldo

Zinedine Zidane, right, greets Ronaldo. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images Football idols Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo will lead a star-studded team in a friendly match on Monday aimed at raising......
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