Public Health Foundation of India: News
17 Oct 2020World Health Organization
The second worst-hit nation in coronavirus pandemic, India, that takes pride in the remarkable recovery rate, will reassess coronavirus treatment protocol after a large-scale trial conducted by World Health Organization (WHO) found that four commonly used re-purposed drugs had little impact in reducing mortality.
26 Jun 2020Delhi High Court
In numerous media interactions and interviews, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated Delhi won't become New York, the global epicenter of coronavirus, or Mumbai for that matter, where the largest number of cases of COVID-19 were concentrated in India.
22 May 2020West Bengal
India has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on Friday. The government said that the lockdown was timely, proactive, and pre-emptive.
13 Sep 2018West Bengal
According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2016 published in The Lancet, there has been an alarming increase in the occurrence of heart diseases, strokes, diabetes and cancers in the last 25 years in India.
25 Jul 2018Hyderabad
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad (IIPH-H) are working on a drone delivery system for medical products, which is expected to be time and cost effective.
11 Jun 2017India
Antibiotic resistance among Indian children has reached alarming levels. According to a recent study by the Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai, ampicillin, a common antibiotic to fight infections, won't work on 95% pediatric patients.
22 Apr 2017India
It is now harder to treat even milder illnesses like typhoid due to increased resistance to antibiotics, doctors concurred.
02 Mar 2017India
In bad news for India, most of the 12 superbugs in WHO's first ever list of antibiotic-resistant 'priority pathogens' exist here.
26 Oct 2016Chhattisgarh
The Chhattisgarh government is undertaking great initiatives in association with the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).