Malnutrition an existing global health threat since decades.

Malnutrition is a condition, where deficient or excess nutrient intake or imbalance of required micronutrients is on daily recommendations. The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) concept first emerged in the year,1992 at the International Conference on Nutrition (ICN) conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization…

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The impact of climate change on ‘global health’

Climate change is a deep-rooted public health threat which introduced a change in the global or regional climate pattern a few years ago. The severity of climate change is triggered by global warming resulting in extreme changes in weather patterns including unbearable heat and cold, unpredicted rains, rise in sea levels and air pollution. The…

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Monkeypox – an emerging global health threat

Monkeypox is a zoonotic disease that transmits from animals to humans. The first monkeypox case was reported in humans in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is an endemic disease condition that existing in the central and western parts of Africa generally in tropical rainforests since 1970. The first outside outbreak of…

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Community-based interventions needed to improve public mental health:

Public mental health is a major concern nowadays. Mental health has a direct impact on the quality of life of an individual. Recent reports of mental health say that 1 in every 8 people in the world lives with a mental disorder. Inequities in social determinants of health are the considerable cause of this public…

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Flooding in Assam is a classic example of urgent climate action

Recently, we all have gone through a heart breaking news about Assam flood, which is one of the biggest disaster happened in our country. Since Assam is a flood prone state, the impact of the disaster was critical. According to Central Water Comission’s bulletin, 28 districs were suffered from flooding. The rivers Brahmaputra, Beki, Kopili,…

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