India has made great strides in reducing both child and adult mortality since 1990, says a global study, adding that adults and children in the country are living longer and healthier lives than two decades earlier.
Spending $25 per woman per year on full sexual health services would dramatically reduce mother and baby deaths and give women the choice of smaller, healthier and more productive families, according to a UN report on Thursday.
Surgeons in the UK will have to make public their patient mortality rates or else they will face sanctions, a move opposed by some doctors who warned that it could lead to consultants refusing to take on difficult cases.
Various rain-related incidents in the state after the onset of the northeast monsoon has left 30 persons dead, the Tamil Nadu government said Tuesday as it assured people that it was prepared to tackle any kind of situation arising out of the heavy downpour.
Small population-based studies have shown that chronic kidney diseases (CKD), which is a cause of kidney failure, are five times more prevalent in north Indian states that their southern counterparts, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan told Rajya Sabha today.
It was supposed to be a routine job, police say. Move 69 prisoners from an outlying town to a jail in southern Baghdad. But before they arrived at their destination, every single prisoner had been killed.