Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 10:06
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has confirmed a total of 1, 459 cholera cases, including 31 deaths, in South Sudan by Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:42
It`s a proud moment for India! India is officially declared ‘Polio Free’ by the World Health Organisation. India is one of the 11 countries in the South East Asian region which have been certified as being free of the wild polio virus.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 22:02
As India celebrates eradication of polio, UNICEF today said it needs to make it complete immunisation system for children much more robust and accessible and tackle the status of women if it wants to really address the issue of mortality among children.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 21:43
Prominent Indians from politics, sports, public health and media today came together to support the goal of increasing access to immunisation and reducing child mortality in the country.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 23:30
Lack of awareness about breastfeeding is not limited to the poor and vulnerable sections of society, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahuwalia said today.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 19:00
At least 2,10,000 children died from AIDS-related illnesses in 2012, according to a report by the United Nations Children`s Fund (UNICEF).
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 15:48
South Africa has been hailed as a model for HIV treatment, but some now fear its very success may be breeding complacency and making people less careful about infection.
Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 11:09
The UN Children`s Fund says it is alarmed about increasing HIV and AIDS rates among adolescents over the last seven years and is advocating an aggressive program that includes condom distribution and antiretroviral treatment.