Drawing parallels between novel Coronavirus and global warming in the hope of influencing course correction for saving human civilization.
Tobacco is one of the largest preventable causes of noncommunicable diseases. Tobacco control is a powerful tool in improving health and achieving SDGs.
The number of people living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults, with most living in developing countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is marking the World Health Day, 7 April, by calling for action on diabetes. In its first “Global Report on Diabetes”, WHO highlights […]
Virtually all population growth over the next 30 years will be in urban areas, signaling that urbanization is here to stay. It is associated with many health challenges related to water, environment, violence and injury, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their risk factors like tobacco use, unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, harmful […]
Mercury pollution is a serious global environmental and human health problem which causes various adverse impacts throughout the world. The healthcare industry is one of the glaring examples of mishandling of mercury. Healthcare uses mercury in many ways like in thermometer, sphygmomanometer, dental amalgam, chemicals etc. The scattered source combined […]