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18 Oct, 2020
Even though India has about 19% of the world’s COVID-19 cases, it has 10% of the deaths, data show. A younger population, experience and the benefit of global knowledge on COVID-19 helped India keep deaths low, said K. Srinath Reddy, president of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).
17 Oct, 2020
There is an urgent need to reach young people both for reproductive health education and services as well as to cultivate gender equity norms. This could reduce the effect of population momentum and accelerate progress towards reaching a more normal sex-ratio at birth. India’s population future depends on it.
5 Oct, 2020
Both contestants in the US Presidential race have been tested for Covid-19 very recently. One has been hospitalised after a positive test result, despite his being protected by regular testing for himself and anyone who he meets at home, work or a rally.
2 Oct, 2020
Depending on big hospitals to provide most of Post-COvid care is setting ourselves up for failure. Community-based facilities, in or near PHcs, would be more accessible.
2 Oct, 2020
We may be under reporting deaths but by what fraction? 100, 500? Overall I don’t think we are dying at the same rate as Italy or other European countries,” says Dr K Srinath Reddy.
30 Aug, 2020
For a major part of north India, air pollution is a menacing issue and last year during the winter season, pollution led to a health emergency in Delhi-NCR. Ambient air pollution, specifically PM 2.5, is reportedly associated with cardiovascular disease risk.
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