A British University is planning to undertake a new research to study various aspects regarding polio immunisation here.
Substantial socioeconomic inequalities still exist in access to healthcare.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the strong collaboration between India and the United States in the area of public health.
India has reported 163 polio cases so far this year and is among the four countries - Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, besides India - where the deadly paralytic disease continues to be endemic.
Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in India, and the country faces huge health, social and economic consequences from it, warns an Indian-origin expert based in Canada.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai