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How India Can Cut Rampant Antibiotic Misuse In Food Animals

In the absence of clear regulations, most poultry farms keep chickens in confined areas lacking…

How India Could Save Rs 532 Crore In Treating Multidrug-Resistant TB

A frontline health worker visits a family to build awareness about tuberculosis (TB). Decentralised care…

Risking Health Of Its Women, India Uses Controversial Contraceptive In Family Planning Programme

  In July this year, the Indian government introduced an injectable contraceptive, depot medroxyprogesterone acetate…

Why India’s National Health Insurance Scheme Has Failed Its Poor

Beneficiaries enroll themselves for the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in Andhra Pradesh. The programme has…

Indian Children Remain Underweight Even As Childhood Obesity Soars Globally

  Obesity among children between the ages of five and 19 years has increased ten…

India Falls 3 Places In Latest Global Hunger Index, Ranks 100 Of 119 Nations

  With more than a fifth (21%) of its children wasted--low weight for height--India ranks…

In India’s Cities, Malnourished Children And Obese Adults

  India is now dealing with the twin issues of undernutrition and overnutrition, both swelling…