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Coronavirus Awareness Series: “How likely are you to catch COVID-19?” Everything...

What is coronavirus Corona viruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to...

सावधान: जीका वायरस ने भारत में दी दस्तक, अहमदाबाद में तीन...

देश में पहली बार जीका वायरस ने दस्तक दे दी है। विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (डब्ल्यूएचओ) ने एक गर्भवती महिला समेत तीन लोगों में जीका...

Amitabh Bachchan appointed WHO’s goodwill ambassador for hepatitis

The World Health Organisation today appointed Amitabh Bachchan as its goodwill ambassador for hepatitis in South-East Asia region to boost awareness and intensify action...

India has third largest pictorial warning on tobacco products

India is third among countries with the largest pictorial warning on tobacco products, according to a report released on Thursday. The report said that...

TB epidemic in India larger than what was previously estimated: WHO

Tuberculosis epidemic in India is “larger” than what was previously estimated, the World Health Organisation (WHO) today said while asserting that the country was...

बीस प्रतिशत भारतीय लाइलाज बीमारियों से ग्रस्त: विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन

देश की आबादी के 20 प्रतिशत से अधिक लोग कम से कम एक असंक्रामक बीमारी से पीड़ित हैं जिससे भारत को 2012-2030 की अवधि...

Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO

Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against...

India ranks low in WHO’s global road safety rankings

The data on road crashes in the country is highly fragmented, barring states of Punjab and Tamil Nadu which have a good Road Accident...

1.25 million people die in road accidents every year

Some 1.25 million people die each year as a result of road accidents, according to a report issued here by the World Health Organization...

WHO to promote Yoga worldwide

The World Health Organisation is now working with centres in India and across the world to support the knowledge of yoga with scientific evidence...

PM Modi tweets on commitment to reduce tobacco menace

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said World No Tobacco Day was a day to "reaffirm...