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Metropolis Healthcare & PCOS Society Of India Launch ‘Conquer PCOS’

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which a woman’s levels of the hormones, estrogen and progesterone are out of balance. This leads to the growth of ovarian cysts and can affect a woman’s menstrual cycle, fertility, cardiac function, and appearance. Undiagnosed PCOS can lead to infertility and in long term can cause several health complications which can be attributed to other factors.

Breastfeeding- Working Together For The Common Good

Human breast milk has the greatest potential impact on child survival, since it provides unique nutrition and immune support that babies need to strive and thrive. However, the awareness on the importance of breastfeeding and early nutrition is still poor among new mothers in India with many avoiding feeding colostrum (first milk) to the baby.

Centre Released Only 54% Funds For Swacch Bharat

The data from the government suggests that after the inflow of funds on a large scale, the results are not seen on the ground. This campaign was launched with great expectations of participation from public and private entities.
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It Is Important To Benchmark The Impact On Lives: Ameera Shah, Managing Director, Metropolis Healthcare LTD

The change we see in health care is a matter of perspective. Consumers have become more aware of their health. People are trying to find out what is happening inside their bodies. People think fitness is about how you look in the mirror, but it is more about how you feel. With more money...

Making Reproductive Health Care All-Inclusive

Male involvement in family planning affects and promotes couples’ dialogue regarding gender equality, knowledge about prevention of STDs, contraception and gender based violence.

Corporate Houses Should Help In Development: Jaitley

Corporate houses should step forward and carry out works for the welfare of people, said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who attended a function organised by Bharti Foundation to dedicate over 17,000 toilets it had built to more than 80,000 beneficiaries under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. He said corporate houses, public sector firms and government...

Increasing Commitment For The Cancer Community In India

Around 2.5 million people in India are living with the disease of cancer. Every year, over 7 lakh new patients are registered, according to the National Institute of Cancer research and prevention. The good news is support for cancer patients are now strengthened further. Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) has decided to do so in...

Yoga At Your Desk: International Yoga Day

Yoga helps in flexibility, stamina, body strength, improving sleep cycle and maintaining mental balance. Way over 4 million people have pledged to make yoga a regular activity in their lives, but more has to be done than signing an online petition.
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Value Alignment Is Essential To Co-Create Projects: Garima Dutt, Senior Manager, CSR, GlaxoSmithKline

Concentrated in the space of healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline is in partnership with World Health Organisation (WHO). While in conversation with the lead person, Garima Dutt, CSR, GlaxoSmithKline, she says, “All stakeholders need to benefit, either in knowledge gain or project impact. At the same time, volunteering is a great key for Individual Social Responsibility. It...

Make Blood Available And Accessible: World Blood Donor Day

57% of the world’s countries collect blood through unpaid volunteers. Unpaid, voluntary blood donors ensure a standard base and safe blood transfusions, in times of need. One unit of blood can help several patients.

ARMMAN Wins Share Of Healthcare Innovation Award

ARMMAN has been awarded $115,000 (approximately Rs. 74 lakhs) to scale-up their customised free mobile voice call service, mMitra. The service provides tailored preventive healthcare information to pregnant women and mothers of children under five years of age. mMitra has enrolled over one million women across seven states in India since their pilot programme was...

“By Women, For Women”-Encourage Menstrual Hygiene In India

Sometime after observing World Menstrual Hygiene Day, a community development nonprofit, The Desai Foundation in collaboration with Shantaben Vidhyabhavan announced the expansion of its “by women, for women” Sanitary Napkins Program in Gujarat, India.  The program which provides training, employment and access to sanitary napkins, is expanding the second branch, inorder to reach an additional 250,000 women and girls. The product manufactured and sold through this...
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