At least three cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been recorded in Nigeria's oil hub of Port Harcourt, where a fatality was confirmed last week, the country's Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu said here Monday.
Nurses at Liberia's largest hospital have gone on strike, demanding better pay and equipment to protect them against a deadly Ebola epidemic which has killed hundreds in the west African nation.
With the need to making health care affordable and accessible to all, Union Health Secretary Lov Verma today said the Government is considering to set up an 'Innovation Health Fund' under the national health policy.
To attract super specialist doctors from across the globe to work in the remote areas of the state, Uttarakhand government has decided to accord them tourist status.
The Supreme Court Monday expressed concern over prevalence of leprosy in the country despite the disease being curable and sought explanation form Centre and state governments for their alleged failure to curb it.
India is placed among the top three medical tourism destinations in Asia, mainly due to the low cost of treatment, quality healthcare infrastructure and availability of highly-skilled doctors, says a study.
Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were Monday admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said Monday.
A boy died of suspected dengue here Monday, though the state health department was yet to confirm it and preferred to wait for the final blood test report.
Number of HIV infections in India will increase if the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) is closed and its activities merged with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), activists and experts said Monday.
The government will expand the network for procuring and distributing organs and tissues for transplant being carried out at the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Monday.
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