Category: Public Health

June 9, 2021 0

COVID-19 DISRUPTS GLOBAL MALARIA RESPONSE: WHA

By FM

COVID-19 has posed a serious additional challenge to malaria responses worldwide. More than one year into the pandemic, substantial disruptions to malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment services persist across the globe.

April 10, 2021 0

Urgent action needed to combat ageism: UN report

By FM

Every second person in the world is believed to hold ageist attitudes – leading to poorer physical and mental health and reduced quality of life for older persons, costing societies billions of dollars each year, according to a new United Nations report on ageism.

January 6, 2020 0

Kerala docs to serve India’s hinterlands

By FM

As many states, particularly those in the northern parts of the country, reel under a severe shortage of doctors, the Kerala-chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) has initiated a process of preparing a pool of doctors who are willing to serve in the rural areas in other states.

December 6, 2019 0

Measles upsurge

By FM

There are a few species that we would gladly see extinct. Serious disease-causing pathogens are among the select few.  Ever…