Just a week after a World Health Organization (WHO) representative said the diphtheria situation among Rohingya refugees was “just the tip of the iceburg”, WHO reports that since the first...

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare in India, Shri J P Nadda declared Friday that India  is now free from ‘infective trachoma’, and termed this as a momentous achievement. Shri J P Nadda...

The mosquito-borne parasitic infection, lymphatic filariasis, and the chronic stage of filariasis with lymphedema, is a major concern in Maharashtra state, India, as more than 100 cases were reported,...

Last month we reported on vaccination drives for cholera, measles and polio at Cox’s Bazar for Rohingya children. Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that diphtheria is rapidly spreading...

With the end of vector-borne disease season just around the corner (Nov. 30), health officials in Delhi, India still recorded some 500 cases in the past week, according to a Press Trust India report. A...

The second phase of the oral cholera vaccination drive began today to provide an additional dose of the vaccine to children of newly arrived Rohingya population against the deadly diarrheal disease. The...

Health officials have reported an additional fatality due the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri in a male resident from North Karachi, according to a local news source. This brings...

An outbreak of the vaccine preventable disease, measles, has struck theQadirabad area of Nushki district in Balochistan province killing eleven children and leaving dozens (40) hospitalized, according...

In a follow-up to a report less than two weeks ago, the provincial health department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan has reported a cumulative total of 74,820 cases of suspected dengue fever...

In the city of  Peshawar in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan a dengue outbreak is ravishing the city. Since mid July, about 55,000 cases, including 50 deaths have been reported in the city,...