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FDEC Commences Roll-Out Of Malaria Demonstration Project

The Foundation for Disease Elimination and Control of India (FDEC-INDIA), Indian Council of Medical Research and Govt. of Madhya Pradesh announced Phase 1 roll-out of Malaria demonstration project in Mandla, Madhya Pradesh. This Phase will focus on community awareness and education programs among the community residents in Mandla. Minister of State for Health, Fagan Singh Kuleste...

Empower Children To Be Change Ambassadors

About 10,000 school children, 50 schools through 100 workshops are now enabled to become ‘Health Champions’ for their peers and communities. ‘She’s Ambassador’ is a health and leadership program to develop health champions. It aims to empower young people to make educational and sustainable decisions favourable to healthy lifestyles and social development. Mumbai Obstetrics Gynaecological...

Corporate Collaborations Can Aid Health Scenario

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. According to...

Talk Now- Better Late Than Never

World Health Day is an annual reminder, an alarm set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to remind the world of both the increasing health burden and attention required for public health. This year, 7th April, is a day that marks 68 years of the WHO’s effort in preventing, arresting, and reporting on public...

Participatory Dialogue On Maternal & Child Health Organised in Mumbai

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,...

Achieving Water Security in India: Towards Innovative Solutions

An ‘Open Situation Room’ on ‘Water Security in India: Towards Innovative Solutions’, as part of the ‘Humanitarian Diplomacy Lab’ event was held by Vestyn Partners, an accelerator for global businesses in India in association with BMW Foundation and Swiss, German and Israel Consulates. It was hosted by Jasdeep Randhawa, a water expert, who has consulted for...

One In Every 10 people in Asia-Pacific Region Live Under Poverty: Report

About 400 million or one in ten people in Asia and the Pacific are living under poverty due to widening income inequality, according to a report titled ‘Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing Asia-Pacific’. 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...

Tata Trusts and People For Animals To Launch State-Of-Art Veterinary Hospital

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,...

This World TB Day, Additional Diagnosis Infrastructure in Gurgaon

The Gurgaon state government’s efforts to move towards a ‘TB free India’ got a shot in the arm with the installation of Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (CB-NAAT) machine, ahead of World TB Day at Wazirabad Primary Health Centre today. DLF Foundation has collaborated with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The...

Private Companies Can Choose Swachh Bharat Projects Online Now

Now companies can go Swachh Bharat shopping. Looking at increasing the participation of the private sector in its flagship programmes, the Narendra Modi government is opening a marketplace to put up all the cleanliness projects it wants help with. The Ministry of Urban Development is roping in industry groupings including Confederation of Indian Industry, FICCI...

महिला दिवस पर कहाँ खो गई है हमारी देहाती महिलाये

पालघर की स्वछतादूत बनी आदिवासी सुशीला मुम्बई से सटा पालघर यह आदिवासी जिला है। सालो संघर्ष के बाद उसको ठाणे जिले से अलग कर दिया गया ताकियहाँ रहनेवाले आदिवासियोंके जिंदगी में कुछ बुनियादी बदलाव आ सके। यह कहानी है सुशीला हनुमंत खुरकटे की जो जवार तहसिल के नांदगाव की रहनेवाली है।आठ मार्च को महिलादिवस के अवसर...

Leprosy, A Legitimate Ground For Divorce: Former Law Commission Chairman

India has about 10 million leprosy affected people, who need daily care and support but do not receive them. The laws too render these citizens helpless. In a bid to shed light upon the social stigma associated with the disease and to spread awareness around it, NDTV Prime, in association with The Leprosy Mission Trust India and Novartis, the global...
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