Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Swachh Bharat" mission could help bring down malaria incidence in the country, according to top experts in the field of vector borne diseases.
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday announced a series of focused government campaigns centred on major communicable and non-communicable diseases.
The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) Saturday warned the public of the transmission of communicable diseases following the floods that inundated Manila and surrounding provinces.
Issues related to health should find a permanent place in international diplomacy, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Friday.
Saudi Arabia will establish a 50-bed exclusive isolation ward at Arafat Hospital in Mecca during the Haj pilgrimage as a preventive measure against the Ebola virus and other communicable diseases, Arab News reported Tuesday.
At least 10 regional laboratories will be set up by the National Communicable Disease Centre (NCDC) for the surveillance of viral Hepatitis, a health ministry official said Monday.
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