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April 26, 2017 The CSR Journal
National Institute for Research in Tribal Health (NIRTH)/ICMR, Govt of MP and FDEC-India are jointly accomplishing the goals of malaria elimination and to prevent re-introduction by use of vector control indoor residual spray and/or use of insecticide treated long-lasting bednets (LLINs) and case management (rapid on-the-spot diagnosis and prompt treatment) as per national and/or WHO norms of malaria elimination efforts.

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April 12, 2017 The CSR Journal
As per recent reports, more girls are being born in Mumbai city than ever before and the female-to-male sex ratio at 1033/1000 is better than the national average. However, the state of health among the adolescents remain a cause of concern with data suggesting that nearly 21.66% young girls were moderately underweight, whereas 2.87% were grossly underweight against the state average of 16.27%.

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April 11, 2017 Neha Bilandani
Today, the Indian government spends only about one percent of its GDP on healthcare, which is among the lowest globally for any country. Along with building highways, firing up our power plants and ensuring there is a roof over every Indian’s head, there is a need to focus on healthcare in the country. “With a 22% shortage of primary health centres (PHCs) and 32% shortage of community health centres (CHCs), it is estimated that 50% of beneficiaries travel more than 100 km to access quality care.

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April 07, 2017 Neha Bilandani
About 20% teenagers are unable to come out of adolescent depression globally. Depression is also unbiased about who suffers. In a study examining the prevalence of depression in adolescent students of a public school, three to nine per cent of teenagers met the criteria for depression at any one time. Towards the end of adolescence, as many as 20% of teenagers report a lifetime prevalence of depression.

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April 03, 2017 The CSR Journal
Ambuja Cement Foundation, the CSR arm of Ambuja Cement, organised a knowledge sharing forum on Maternal and Child Health on the occasion of World Health Day that is celebrated on April 7 every year. The participatory dialogue to promote ‘Maternal and Child Health - Evidence, Reflections, Way Forward’ served as a platform for leading organisations, influencers and veterans from the social field who exchanged their views and opinions on the subject. The event facilitated to a step towards identifying solutions for empowering communities on Maternal and Child Health.

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March 30, 2017 The CSR Journal
About 400 million or one in ten people in Asia and the Pacific are living under poverty. More than one in four people in Asia and the Pacific’s developing countries experience poverty in multiple dimensions. This includes additional deprivations that impact their health, education, and standard of living.

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March 30, 2017 The CSR Journal
About 400 million or one in ten people in Asia and the Pacific are living under poverty. More than one in four people in Asia and the Pacific’s developing countries experience poverty in multiple dimensions. This includes additional deprivations that impact their health, education, and standard of living.

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March 25, 2017 The CSR Journal
Tata Trusts, the philanthropic arm of the Tata group in partnership with People For Animals, announced their collaboration to build a state-of-the-art, multi-specialty veterinary hospital and emergency clinic that will serve the needs of all domestic and farm animals at accessible and affordable rates. Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Founder, People For Animals (PFA) said, “About 35 years back Pritish Nandy, MF Hussain, Mario Miranda, Anupam Kher and I came together and voiced our need for a pan-India animal organisation. Every animal species when disappears, takes a part of our lives. They are connected to us in some or the other way. Thus, it is important to understand their roles and protect their existence. Today, what is taking place is a miracle. I would like to thank Devendra Fadnavis and Ratan Tata for their support to realise this vision.”

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March 24, 2017 The CSR Journal
India has reported the highest mortality rate for tuberculosis with two people dying every three minutes due to the disease. Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan is the brand ambassador of the campaign.

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