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Lancet study on children orphaned during COVID

On February 24, 2022, the Lancet released its study on children orphaned during covid-19 pandemic. Key Points The Lancet has claimed that, 19 lakh children in India lost a parent or caregiver to Covid 19. However, responding to the report, Ministry of Women and Child Development noted that, findings have no correlation to ground realities. ..

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Recent Study on Antimicrobial resistance

A recent Lancet study says that Antimicrobial resistance is now the leading cause of death. It has surpassed HIV and malaria. The study says that in 2019 antimicrobial resistance killed more than 1.27 million people all over the world. This is higher than those died of malaria and HIV. What is anti – microbial resistance? ..

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Lancet report: Booster shots ‘not appropriate’ for public

According to a report published in the Lancet, vaccine efficacy against severe Covid-19 is so high, that booster doses for the general population are “not appropriate” at this stage of the pandemic. Highlights The review was provided by the scientists from World Health Organization (WHO) and US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Review was provided ..

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China’s Feat in Maternal and Child Survival Rates

Lancet report along with China’s health research institutions and international colleagues from US, UK and Australia have reported on country’s progress with respect to maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health and nutrition since 1949. Highlights According to Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), in 70 years China had made a significant  transition from “where survival of ..

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LANCET Report on Health and Climate Change, 2019

On November 13, 2019, the Lancet journal published report on “Health and Climate Change, 2019.” The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is a comprehensive yearly analysis that tracks the progress across 41 indicators. The project is a collaboration of 120 experts from premier institutions all over the world including WHO and World Bank. ..

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34 per cent of Indians insufficiently active: Lancet Study

According to recent study published in Lancet Global Health journal, at least 34% of India’s population is insufficiently active. The levels of insufficient activity were higher among women at 48%, while prevalence was 22 %among men. The study was undertaken by researchers from World Health Organisation (WHO). It was based on self-reported activity levels, including ..

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