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Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry making mental health documentary for Apple

Harry, who revealed he had come very close to a breakdown after the death of his mother Princess Diana when he was 12, has made mental health campaigning one of his priorities. Harry’s frank disclosures about his own torment helped to break down some of the current British taboos over discussion of mental health issues in public. He and Winfrey, ... Read More »

Use the smartphone to unwind? Study says it may be bad for your health

The study, published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, is the first to thoroughly evaluate how smartphone use is associated with measures of subjective and psychological wellbeing. Researchers at Deakin University in Australia showed habitual smartphone use and entertainment use — to relax, escape and pass time — were the best predictors of lower wellbeing. The survey of over ... Read More »

2 billion people still deprived of basic water at health services: UN

In the poorest countries, about half of facilities have no basic water services, putting birthing mothers and new-borns in particular danger, according to new data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF). “Fifteen percent of people who go to a health care facility get an infection and 1 million die due to unclean birth,” WHO ... Read More »

Poly Medicure completes acquisition of Plan I Health

Poly Medicure through its wholly owned subsidiary — Poly Medicure BV, Netherlands has completed 100% acquisition by acquiring remaining 18% shares of Plan I Health s.r.l. Plan I Health s.r.l. a subsidiary of Poly Medicure BV and in turn an ‘indirect subsidiary’ of Poly Medicure will now become the wholly owned subsidiary of Poly Medicure BV and in turn an ... Read More »

4th Global Digital Health Partnership summit inaugurated

The Global Digital Health Partnership is an international collaboration of governments, government agencies and multinational organisations dedicated to improving the health and well-being of their citizens through the best use of evidence-based digital technologies. The summit will provide an opportunity to support governments and health system reformers to improve the health and well-being of their citizens through digital technologies. Speaking ... Read More »

Digital interventions have huge potential for supporting universal health coverage: Nadda

Speaking at the inauguration of the 4th Global Digital Health Partnership Summit here, Nadda said the entire healthcare system in India and the world was undergoing a rapid transformation. “The way we know of healthcare being delivered and accessed is poised to change for better. Digital health interventions are accelerating this transformation. It has a huge potential for supporting universal ... Read More »

J P Nadda inaugurates 4th Global Digital Health Partnership Summit

The global intergovernmental meeting on digital health is being hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP). Mr Upendra Yadav, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Nepal, Dr Tawfiq Al Rabiah, Minister of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Video Address) Mr Zahid Maleque, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Bangladesh, ... Read More »

The gunk in your nose is GOOD for your health, claims a health report

What do you call that icky, green substance that comes out of your nose, ever so often? Commonly known as mucus, snoot, booger or phlegm, it is probably the most disgusting by-product of the human body (second to pooping, obviously). But did you know that in spite of being labelled as gross, boogers are actually good for your health? Yes, ... Read More »