Young people are venturing outdoors out of boredom amid the pandemic, exposing themselves and those around to heightened chances of infection.
The US contributes more than US$400 million to the WHO per year, though it is already US$200 million in arrears. It is the organisation’s largest donor and gives about 10 times what China does per year
World Health Organisation(WHO)has declared the Novel Coronavirus a public health emergency.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said "an animal source" appeared most likely to be the primary source of the outbreak and that some "limited human-to-human transmission" occurred between close contacts.
Clean air is a human need that no technology can ever replace however in recent times the growing rates of air pollution and the associated respiratory and health disorders have compelled us to revisit the environmental question with unprecedented seriousness and urgency.
Despite the highest suicide rate in the entire South East Asian region, India has no prevention strategy in place.
The consumption of spurious liquor has caused widespread death in recent times, and this has made it a matter of national concern. Social awareness combined with state action can help us combat this problem.
HEALTH What would be a bigger scare for parents then to know that their child has died in the children’s ICU after being bitten by rats? The stark reality of the Indian healthcare infrastructure is far grim than we imagine it to be.
ENVIRONMENT The air pollution level in Delhi has again reached its peak, temporary steps and immediate measures will help address the immediate crisis but unless as a collective we work for radical shifts in consumption patterns we cannot achieve long term change.
HEALTH Yemen’s health crisis continues to impact the lives of thousands of people who are paralysed by a broken healthcare system and inhuman living conditions born out of war. It is time that the on-going war in Yemen is addressed and people’s lives are brought to normalcy. Priyanka Yadav
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