New Delhi: The union health ministry on Thursday said it would scale up the response to non-communicable diseases and work towards prevention and control of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and strokes.
Chennai: The Puducherry government, in partnership with two pharmaceutical firms, will kick-start a mass screening programme of its seven lakh citizens over 30 years of age for non-communicable diseases, an official said.
New Delhi: A five-year programme to fight the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in India with an initial focus on improving outcomes for people with diabetes and high blood pressure was launched here on Thursday.
Gurgaon: Cardiac care units (CCU) will be set up in four more districts of Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Friday.
Washington: One year after the historic United Nations High Level Meeting on Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), Medtronic on Friday announced a five-year, $6 million philanthropic commitment in India to accelerate programmes specifically designed to expand access to quality care and management of diabetes and heart disease, two of the world’s leading killers.
New Delhi: India for the first time is undertaking a survey on lifestyle trends in nine states in an effort to get data on people suffering from non-communicable diseases like diabetes and cardio-vascular diseases, and find a solution to combat these silent killers.
New Delhi: An agreement on collaboration in diabetes research has been signed between Ghulam Nabi Azad, union minister for health and family welfare and Kathleen Sebelius, US secretary, health and human services during the bilateral meeting between India and the US.
Yangon: Aiming to tackle the high occurrence of non-communicable diseases in Southeast Asia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said here on Wednesday that it would expand technical competence and resources in its action plan for the region.
Bangalore: The union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday announced the establishment of an advanced mental health research centre here to provide efficient mental health facilities to people.
Geneva: Countries need to change their current mindset to successfully tackle non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Margaret Chan, director general, World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, adding that governments will need to explore new approaches to prevent and treat these diseases, which have quickly become one of the most pressing issues in public health.