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Healthcare For Child Birth On CSR Agenda

Child birth is a difficult yet an exciting phase especially for first time parents. It is that precious experience that every couple looks forward to with lots of expectations. However, it is very vital for the child and mother’s health. The duo could face life long ailments if they are not subjected to proper...

CSR: Balanced Diets For Balanced Minds

In the wake of India’s falling rank in the Global Hunger Index, The International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Food Relief Foundation, Haryana had launch a campaign against hunger, “#ZeroHungerHaryana” in the state. According to its government’s Vision 2030 Document, released by the state Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, hunger eradication from the state is one of...

CSR: Tackling Malnutrition Systematically and Holistically

Child and maternal malnutrition continues to be the most challenging risk factor for health loss in India, according to the Economic Survey for 2017-18.  The Survey noted however that there has been significant improvement in the health status of the individual as life expectancy at birth has increased by approximately 10 years from 1990...
Firefighters

CSR: Life Of Firefighters

“What would you like to be when you grow up?” asked a teacher to her class of third graders. ‘Doctor’ ‘Engineer’ ‘Pilot’ ‘Shahrukh Khan’, came the answers of the students. No one said, ‘Firefighter’. Not even Manav whose father was one. The job of a firefighter is daring and challenging. It involves risk of accidents,...
Reading for blind

CSR: Simply Reading Without Seeing

Dependence on others for reading and writing is one of the biggest hurdle in the way of education, employment and leading an independent life, especially in case of people living with visual disabilities and low vision.  To empower persons with visual disabilities, the DAISY Consortium has developed the "Simply Reading” app as part of...
Shell Truck Drivers Health Camp

CSR: Health Camps For Truck Drivers

Truck drivers in India lead a very unhealthy lifestyle. They are mentally and physically unhealthy many times for being away from family, working long hours and surviving in unhygienic conditions. Truck drivers control 65% of freight traffic in India which is based on road transportation. It is worth an effort to improve their lifestyles...

Delhi Remains Most Polluted City In World: WHO Report

7 million people across the globe are dying each year from exposure to ambient and household air pollution, says a WHO report. While Delhi remains the most polluted city in the world, an estimated 7 million people across the globe are dying each year from exposure to ambient and household air pollution, World Health Organization...

CSR: FSSAI Selects An Indian Company To Address Inborn Errors Of Metabolism Issue

Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM) is a rare genetic (inherited or congenital) disorder, in which the human body cannot properly turn the food into energy for the body consumption. This type of a disorder is usually caused by defects in specific proteins or enzymes that helps breakdown or metabolize the parts of food. Children...
Children Eating at Nandhar

CSR: Nandghar For Women And Child Empowerment

Empowering rural women and children is required for the upliftment of their standard of living as well as the overall economic development of the country. An average village worker earns between 30-80 rupees a day. The amount is not enough in today’s market to provide for nutritious meals as well as proper healthcare and...

CSR: Wheelchair Users Face Difficulty Due To Outdated Technology, Says Study

A recent study of wheelchair users highlights the need for investment and innovation in the development of assistive technologies for people with limited mobility.  Nine out of ten (94%) Indian wheelchair users say that they experience pain as a result of their mobility device. The research conducted by ComRes on behalf of Toyota Mobility Foundation,...

CSR: Road Trip To Promote Organ Donation

India historically has a very low rate of organ donation. Although this number has improved over the past three-four years, the country still has a long way to go. Every year 3,00,000 Indians need an organ transplant, but only 2 to 3% of this demand for new organs is met. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), only about...
Blood Donation

CSR: Encouraging Blood Donation To Save Lives

India is currently facing blood shortage. It has about 10% less blood corresponding to its requirements. This accounts to 12 lakh blood units. The eligible blood donor population is more than 512 million people in India. However, because of ignorance, lack of knowledge about the simple process, and myths associated with it, India has...
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