Public Health in India

NFHS-4 Phase-I Results

January 22, 2016

The first phase results of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), which was conducted in 2015-16, were released in January, 2016. The NFHS-4 survey interviewed men of 15-54 years age and women of 15-49 years age. The first phase results covered 13 states and 2 union territories....


January 22, 2016

Dengue is a mosquito-borne seasonal viral infection caused by any of four closely related viruses (DENV 1-4). The virus is transmitted by a bite of female mosquito of any of two species of mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. The mosquito, which typically bites humans in the daylight...

Swachh Bharat for Boys

September 13, 2015

Swachh Bharat initiative is the flagship programme of the new government and one of the primary objectives of the same is providing access to safe sanitary conditions for all citizens. A major corollary of the latter is building more toilets in schools, especially for girls. Provision of...