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    Non-communicable Diseases Emerge as ‘Top Killers Globally’ – WHO

    Authors of the report say that every two seconds, one person under the age of 70 dies of a non-communicable diseases – such as...

    Health Minister Speaks of Long-Awaited Incentives for ASHA Workers

    ASHA, or Accredited Social Health Activists have been demanding better remuneration for the past many years, but the health minister did not make any...

    Over 24 Million Affected by Exposure to Ionizing Occupational Radiation

    Over 500 experts from all over the world are to exchange information and experiences on strengthening the protection of workers from radiation. An international conference...

    Nepal has ‘World’s Highest’ Lung Disease Death Rate

    A new study reported that Nepal had the highest reported death rate from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2019, primarily due to air pollution....

    Over 60 Per Cent of Bangladesh’s Healthcare Facilities Lack Basic Hygiene Services

    Interventions to increase access to handwashing with water and soap and environmental cleaning form the cornerstone of infection prevention and control programmes and are...

    Wearing Masks in Public Places Now Mandatory in Delhi, Violators to be Fined

    The Delhi government has mandated wearing face masks in public places following a surge in the numbers of COVID-19 cases. Health officials say that...

    Monkeypox Concern Heightened Only After it Became A ‘Northern’ Disease, Says WHO 

    Castigating developed countries for not paying heed to diseases prevalent in the global south until these hit home, the WHO has urged developed nations...

    Evolving Cholera Poses Outbreak Threat – Scientists Urge Close Monitoring of Cholera Variants

    New cholera variants capable of causing large outbreaks could emerge, say scientists, recommending Constant monitoring of the evolving cholera bug to prevent outbreaks. The...
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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

    Researchers strive to better understand melting glaciers on Asian mountain peaks, the Earth’s ‘Third Pole,’ in light of devastating...

    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

    Eminent citizens from all walks of life feel that successive constitutional amendments have been made for political, personal gains...

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    The Montreal Protocol — designed to save the ozone layer — is also averting a dangerous amount of global...

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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

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    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

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