In 2016, Highest Death Rate Of Tuberculosis In Uttar Pradesh

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  In 2016, tuberculosis (TB) killed more people per 100,000 in Uttar Pradesh (58) than any other state in India, according to state-level estimates of the burden of disease published in a new report put together by the Indian Council of Medical Research, the Public Health Foundation of India, the Institute for Health Metrics and …Read More

Indian Livestock Deaths Double Over A Decade To 2015

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  Diseases killed over 260,000 livestock in 2015, nearly double the number (~135,000) in 2005, according to data from the department of animal husbandry and dairying, and ministry of agriculture, as compiled by the 2017 Statistical Yearbook of India.   Overall, poultry in India increased 49%, from 489 million in 2003 to 729 million in …Read More

In India, Poultry Increased 49% Between 2003 and 2012

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  Total poultry in India increased 49%, from 489 million in 2003 to 729 million in 2012, according to latest data from the Statistical Yearbook of India, 2017. In comparison, total livestock, including cattle, buffaloes, goats, yaks etc., increased 5.5% from 485 million in 2003 to 512 million in 2012, the data show.   In …Read More

India’s Life Expectancy Will Rise 5.4 Years By 2050

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  The average life expectancy at birth of Indians in 2050 will be 74.2 years, better than only Afghanistan (70.8) and Pakistan (70.9) in South Asia, according to estimates from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.   India’s life expectancy will improve by 5.4 years–from 68.8 years in 2015-20 to 74.2 years …Read More