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World Hearing Day & all about hearing loss

World Hearing Day is held on 3rd March every year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and promote...
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World Hearing Day & all about hearing loss
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Global health diplomacy, Human Security & Regional Co-operation

Right from Samuel Huntington’s Clash of Civilization we have arrived at the Clash of Crisis for our generation. This crisis...
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Global health diplomacy, Human Security & Regional Co-operation
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Adaptation gap 2020 and the issues of climate change-disaster-health nexus

The adaptation gap report 2020 presents glaring findings related to how far nations have come with regard to achieving and...
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Adaptation gap 2020 and the issues of climate change-disaster-health nexus
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Food insecurity rising with climate change – Generational crisis unfolding
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Food insecurity rising with climate change – Generational crisis unfolding

Climate change has triggered a crisis of a generation which also struggles with natural disasters, public health challenges and also...
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COVID-19, Tuberculosis and the agenda to eliminate: Re-starting a focused elimination program for India
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COVID-19, Tuberculosis and the agenda to eliminate: Re-starting a focused elimination program for India

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most ancient diseases of mankind and one of the ten major causes of mortality...
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Representation of the warning signs of the abusive behaviour: A threat for the global health
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Representation of the warning signs of the abusive behaviour: A threat for the global health

Nowadays, the term ‘abuse’ more specifically ‘individual’s abusive behaviour’ has become a burning question in the society. Very frequently people...
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The Need to Promote Translational Public Health through public health proficient NGOs
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The Need to Promote Translational Public Health through public health proficient NGOs

Developing countries with weaker health systems find it challenging to provide equitable, affordable and optimal healthcare to its population due...
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The Disaster And Health Nexus Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Governments can protect vulnerable communities
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The Disaster And Health Nexus Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Governments can protect vulnerable communities

Asif Ali (name changed) and his wife live with three children in a rural township bordering India and Bangladesh. Asif...
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Mainstreaming social protection amidst cascading risks
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Mainstreaming social protection amidst cascading risks

One of the starkest stories of our era belongs to the year 2020 where the novel coronavirus has disrupted normalcy,...
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South Africa’s National Development Plan 2030 will need to put cascading risk at the heart of development
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South Africa’s National Development Plan 2030 will need to put cascading risk at the heart of development

Droughts in the Western Cape and wildfires along with changing vector bionomics is evidently visible in the South African region....
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Addressing policy gaps for diarrhoeal diseases in Bangladesh
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Addressing policy gaps for diarrhoeal diseases in Bangladesh

At present, the world is facing the biggest challenge of the century. Amid these unquiet and restless situations, one after...
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Mentally ill, not mentally still: Based on a true story
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Mentally ill, not mentally still: Based on a true story

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, defined in the best of world’s more so ideally....
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Community securitizing medical research and development
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Community securitizing medical research and development

Public health delivery is a public good. But it is often an overlooked and underappreciated area in the greater part...
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Achieving sustainability for regional co-operation in the Asia and Pacific
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Achieving sustainability for regional co-operation in the Asia and Pacific

In a few decades from now when historians attempt to revisit the time of 2020, they will refer to our...
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Why the public health focus in North East India remains necessary
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Why the public health focus in North East India remains necessary

Health is a component which is essential and is the right of every individual and the entitlement to it includes...
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Latest coronavirus vaccine update
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Latest coronavirus vaccine update

Coronaviruses have arisen again after a series of viral epidemic attacks by the members of coronaviridae family, namely by the...
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Long term consequences of Covid-19 & Obesity
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Long term consequences of Covid-19 & Obesity

As the world comes to halt, covid-19 is spreading across length and breadth. Till now, we all have gotten used...
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Legal Age for Marriage in India: a case for social health outcomes
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Legal Age for Marriage in India: a case for social health outcomes

Union budget 2020-21 was dissected thoroughly by academicians, economists, health care professionals and common man for tax proposals, education and...
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With community transmission brewing, imposing lockdown reflects administrative failure
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With community transmission brewing, imposing lockdown reflects administrative failure

Irrespective of whether the Indian Council of Medical Research accepts community transmission or they deny it at the behest of...
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Mental Health Disorders
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Mental Health Disorders

INTRODUCTION: Mental health is more than the mere lack of mental disorders. The optimistic dimension of mental health is clearly...
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Mortality of Outbreaks: Who is dying, not how many are dying!
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Mortality of Outbreaks: Who is dying, not how many are dying!

Nothing routs us but the villainy of our fears. - William Shakespeare Fear of death creates more panic than death...
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Teenage pregnancy and India’s woes
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Teenage pregnancy and India’s woes

World Health Organization defines Teenage Pregnancy as “any pregnancy from a girl who is 10-19 years of age”. This is...
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Telemedicine as an effective strategy for India?
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Telemedicine as an effective strategy for India?

According to the economic survey of India 2019-2020, the doctor patient ratio in India is 1:1456 with respect to the...
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