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India may have up to three times more TB patients than assumed

The study found that in 2014, the private sector treated between 1.9 million and 5.34 million cases -- or about double the cases handled by government-run hospitals.

Global scientific community to share data on Zika virus

The Zika virus, native to parts of Africa and Asia, has for the first time been introduced into the Americas where it is spreading locally among people who have not travelled abroad.

Bill Gates calls on health minister, discusses health system

Gates also assured that he was looking forward to work with the Indian government to strengthen primary healthcare, which is key to accelerating health outcomes for every woman and child in India.

Researchers awarded grants for new innovations

Mother and child health were the main focus of the winners of the 'All Children Thriving' grants under the Grand Challenges India initiative. The winners were on Tuesday awarded certificates for their innovations.

India declared maternal and neonatal tetanus free: Modi

The WHO has declared that mothers and newborns are free from tetanus at the time of birth in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday.

Historic accomplishment as India has been the victory power over Polio: PM Modi

“This is a landmark occasion and for the first time this summit is being held outside USA.”

PM inaugurates global summit on maternal and child deaths

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Call To Action Summit 2015 on maternal and child deaths in Delhi.

Modi to open global summit on child deaths

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate here on August 27 the Call To Action Summit 2015, a global meet for ending preventable child and maternal deaths.

Buffett donates record $2.84 bn to Gates, family charities

Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire`s plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.

Bill Gates hopeful of AIDS vaccine in 10 years

 Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, who spends millions of dollars on AIDS drug development, said Friday he hoped for a vaccine against the disease within the next decade as a cure remains far off.

Gates Foundation not under scanner: Govt

Government on Wednesday dismissed reports suggesting that the Home Ministry was looking into the funding of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Melinda Gates calls on PM Modi, appreciates ''pro-poor'' initiatives

Co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday.

Melinda Gates meets PM Modi

Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and appreciated his "pro-poor initiatives", the PMO said.

Bill and Melinda Gates thank India for Padma Bhushan

Philanthropist couple Bill and Melinda Gates on Wednesday thanked the Indian government for naming them for Padma Bhushan, one of the country`s top civilian honours, saying they were excited to see the progress India was making.

100 deaths daily, pneumonia emerges as killer disease in Bihar

With 100 plus deaths daily, pneumonia has emerged as a leading cause of deaths among children under 5 years in Bihar, a survey report said and recommended the government to launch a special drive like the one for polio.

Google to boost Ebola donations

Google to boost Ebola donations

Google launched a campaign today to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing USD 10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one.

Google to boost Ebola donations

Google launched a campaign on Monday to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing USD 10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one.

Real test of NDA govt is how it embraces unpopular decisions: Bill Gates

The real test for India's new government would lie in how it embraces unpopular decisions which would be of benefit to the country, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said.

Gates foundation pledges $50 mn to fight Ebola

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday pledged to commit $50 million to support emergency efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in west Africa.

Gates foundation pledges $50 mn to fight Ebola

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday pledged to commit $50 million to support emergency efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in west Africa.