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Maternal deaths on the rise in US: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 13:57

The United States is among the eight countries in the world to experience an increase in maternal mortality since 2003 - joining Afghanistan and countries in Africa and Central America, a study said.

Polio`s last stand on the Afghan-Pakistan border

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 12:20

Trundling across the Afghan-Pakistani border in a handcart, Shayma dismisses militant threats and conspiracy theories about polio vaccinators while her four children receive drops that could finally eradicate the crippling disease.

Polio-free world by 2018 possible `unless funds dry up`

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 16:30

An ambitious global plan to eradicate polio, a disease that once paralyzed and killed millions, has the backing of more than 400 eminent scientists from 80 countries.

NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg to donate USD 100 m to fight polio

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 13:10

Inspired by India`s success in eradicating polio, New York Mayor and business magnate Michael Bloomberg today pledged to donate USD 100 million to fund the global campaign against the debilitating disease in countries like Afghanistan and Pakistan.

India needs to guard against importation of polio virus: Anuradha Gupta

Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 23:04

As India completes a second successful year without polio, a senior Health Ministry official today cautioned against the persisting threat of importation of the virus from neighbouring countries.

`One mn Afghans suffer from drug addiction`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 09:58

More than one million Afghans, aged 15 to 64, are suffering from drug addiction, an official said Wednesday.

Can yoga and meditation help bring peace to Afghan?

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 06, 2011, 09:23

A French human rights activist is trying a new way to break the cycle of violence in Afghan through yoga and meditation.

Afghanistan worst place, Norway best to be a mom: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 03, 2011, 00:00

Nearly half the population in the worst countries to raise kids lacks access to clean water.

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