Community Health

How PMJAY scheme rollout will impact India’s most backward district Mewat

The Indian Express found that 4.58 lakh people or around 57,370 families out of a total population of 11 lakh, who were identified from the Socio …

NITI Aayog

Looking for Modi: When Aadhaar makes your hard-earned money disappear down a rabbit hole

Instead of ending corruption, Aadhaar-linked bank payments are causing grief for many residents of Chhattisgarh's Dhamtari district.<p><i>In the 2014</i> …

Chhattisgarh

State health officials issue public health alert about hepatitis A outbreak

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has issued a public health alert about hepatitis A after it says 65 state residents experiencing …

Public Health

400 Cape Bretoners come together to fight hospital closures

Doctors and people living in Cape Breton aren't giving up their fight against two planned hospital closures.<p>In June, Stephen McNeil's Liberal …

Nova Scotia

Why do women still die giving birth?

Every other minute, a woman or girl dies as a result of pregnancy complications or childbirth. Why has the global decline in maternal mortality stalled?<p>According to the latest UN global estimates, 303,000 women a year die in childbirth, or as a result of complications arising from pregnancy. This …

Prenatal Development

States told to arm primary health centres in fight against TB

In an effort to meet its ambitious target to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) by 2025 — five years ahead of the target fixed by the World Health …

Microscopy

The State of Uncertainty for Farmworkers After Hurricane Florence

<i>North Carolina, days after Hurricane Florence…</i><p>For migrant Mexican farmworkers María and her daughter Dahlia, the most noticeable sound after …

Latino News

Canada’s obesity rate has doubled since the 1970s. What happened?

In 1978, about 14 per cent of Canadian adults qualified as obese.<p>That number climbed to 28 per cent in 2014. Altogether, in 2017, 64 per cent of …

Health Care (Canada)

Patients With Serious Mental Illness Helped By Peers on Recovery Path

The use of peer support to assist patients with serious mental illness (SMI) at mental health centers has increased over the past 15 years—spurred in …

Mental Health

Impact investing in digital health services: treat with caution | Financial Times

By combining and analysing centrally tens of millions of items of data collected in different formats across a dozen systems, Zenysis is applying the …

Digital Health

$1.5M to be invested in Lincoln food and wellness projects

A Lincoln nonprofit is awarding more than $1.5 million to improve life and health in the capital city.<p>Community Health Endowment's funds will be used …

General Hospital

Study shows invasive lung cancer surgery can lead to long-term opioid use

Patients treated with more-invasive surgical techniques for a type of early-stage lung cancer are more likely to become chronic opioid users than …

Mount Sinai

Young people are using social media to push for change

Remember the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014? It was when people across the world poured a bucket of ice water over their heads and posted it on …

Social Media

Mapping Population Health: How the Maritime Health Atlas is improving health care planning

Health research and health care planning are challenging enterprises. When a province or territory sets out its health-related goals, success depends …

Health Care (Canada)

This IIM alumnus is using mobile technology to check maternal and child healthcare in rural Rajasthan

<i>Started by IIMA alumnus, the Antara Foundation is enabling the auxiliary nurses, anganwadi and ASHA workers to utilise a common database to help</i> …

Business (India)

TDP MLAs murder: Maoists wanted to make a statement because govt said they were eradicated, say tribal leaders

"Maoists may have also wanted to send a message to the Centre after the arrest of P Varavara Rao and other activists,” said Andhra Pradesh Girijana …

Andhra Pradesh

Midwives awaiting decision in pay equity case at Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

Ontario midwives argue they’re paid about half of what they’re owed because of a gender-based pay gap that has widened dramatically in the years …

Canadian News

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure takes place in the Lowcountry

Saturday, many from across the Lowcountry took part in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at North Charleston's Riverfront Park.<p>The race was also a …

Breast Cancer

Clinic that treats malnourished children to close

Lowell General Hospital is planning to close a 22-year-old clinic that treats hundreds of underweight and malnourished children in one of the state’s …

General Hospital

Facebook Is Letting Job Advertisers Target Only Men

A review by ProPublica found that 15 employers in the past year, including Uber, have advertised jobs on Facebook exclusively to one sex, with many …

Civil Rights

New hub in Tampines aims to take care of elderly's health and social needs

September 22, 2018 5:00 PM<br>SINGAPORE - A new hub that aims to meet the health and social needs of elderly residents in the east was launched on …

Singapore

Opioid war gets infusion of $13M

More than $13 million in federal grant money awarded this week will go to reduce opioid abuse in Arkansas, the U.S. Department of Health and Human …

Health Care

100 Black Men to offer free health screenings at community fair this weekend at Harris-Stowe

(St. Louis Public Radio) -<p>The organization 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis will host its 16th annual community health fair this weekend.<p>The …

African-American News

Doctors, Nurses And Paramedics Are Giving Up Their Evenings To Save Lives For Free

"I’ve not done it for the thanks or the praise. I’ve done it because it’s the right thing to do."<p>Lincolnshire is the second biggest county in England …

Lifestyle (UK)

Day before Ayushman Bharat launch, Haryana asks where are the beneficiaries

<b>A pilot of Ayushman Bharat struggles with enrolment numbers as Haryana is yet to locate beneficiaries. Modi’s pet project will be launched</b> …

Delhi

10 years after the Commission on Social Determinants of Health: social injustice is still killing on a grand scale

In 2008, WHO launched the final report of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) that concluded “social injustice is killing people …

World Health Organization

Prabhjot Singh | Video | Amanpour & Company | PBS

What are we seeing today in the United States that most people watching wouldn't know about.<p>Well the thing I've been alarmed by is watching for …

Health Care

Sacramento Is Making Urban Agriculture a Way of Life

California’s capital city has become the nation’s farm-to-fork capital, and in the process is making food more accessible, equitable, and just.<p>As the …

Urban Agriculture

Write prescription in clear, capital letters: Jharkhand govt to doctors

The Jharkhand government has made it mandatory for government and private doctors to write prescriptions for patients in capital letters.<p>In a …

Regulation

Award for doctor

T. V Prakash, a specialist in medicine working at the Community Health Centre at Mahe, has been awarded Bharat Jyoti Award instituted by the India …

New Delhi