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Treating Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Report 2017 revealed that an estimated 10.4 million people fell ill with TB in 2016: 56% of these were in five countries - India, Indonesia, China, the Philippines and Pakistan. In 2016, there were 600,000 new cases with resistance to Rifampicin (RR- TB), the most effective first-line...
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CSR: Food Safety Norms In Online Delivery

Regulator FSSAI has given a two-week deadline to online food delivery companies to delist unlicensed restaurants. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has also decided to conduct audit of online platforms of food aggregators to check if they are complying with food safety and hygiene norms, it said in a statement. In...
Skilling Youth for Internships Abroad

CSR: Skilling Youth For Internships Abroad

India has the world’s largest youth workforce today and it is estimated that there will be 104.62 million fresh entrants in the labour market by 2022. However, the current youth unemployment rate continues to remain as high as 10% with 31 million unemployed in India and more importantly, 43% of India’s youth are not...
Parkinsons scare among elderly in India

Parkinson’s Predicted To Be of Concern Among Elderly

Parkinson's is set to become a nightmare in healthcare. Although India is touted as the youngest nation, the country is bound to age rapidly post 2020. In fact if United Nations estimates are to be believed, between 2015 and 2030, the number of older people is projected to grow by 64%. This does not...
Veganism

Veganism For Health And Environment

Veganism has taken up the global food industry by a storm. People looking for healthier lifestyle have started to move towards adapting veganism. Many celebrities like Beyonce, Jay Z, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lopez, Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Sonakshi Sinha, Aamir Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez have committed to veganism. This has turned many more heads towards...
Trucks on Road

Speeding Trucks Causing Calamities

According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways headed by Nitin Gadkari, the current speed limit for the vehicles in M2 and M3 categories, such as trucks and cargos, on highways is 90kmph, on expressways is 100kmph and 60kmph within the city limits. However, one can easily witness loaded trucks on highways going...

Surge In The Urge To End It All

In an incident which sent shockwaves across the country, 11 members of the Bhatia family in Delhi’s Burari area were found dead in what was reportedly mass suicide. It appears that the family was involved in occult practices to attain salvation. Evidence points to tantric literature at the scene of the crime. In the posh...
swachh maharashtra challenge

CSR: Swachh Maharashtra Grand Challenge

Samhita Social Ventures and the Maharashtra Government have signed an MOU in the presence of Hon. Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis to implement the Swachh Maharashtra Grand Challenge in the district of Chandrapur. The Grand Challenge will identify, pilot and scale innovations across the sanitation value chain: behaviour change, sanitation entrepreneurship, school sanitation and faecal...
Stubble Burning degrading Air Quality

Alternate Solutions To Improve Air Quality

Air pollution is at an all time rise in India because of industrialisation and urbanisation in lieu of national development. Especially in Northern India, the air quality has dropped down at alarming levels causing the government to declare red alert several times in the last couple of years. One of the significant contributors to this...
Allopathic Medicines

Allopathic Medicines Vs Yoga & Ayurvedic Treatments

Medicine culture in India has evolved over the years. Ayurveda and Yoga have lost its importance and preference in the country despite of its roots being here. Owing to its quick results majority of the population prefer Allopathic treatment for their healthcare needs in India. In fact, according to the NSSO survey, 90% of...
International Yoga Day

Promoting Healthy Lifestyle On International Yoga Day

Yoga and Ayurveda are interrelated branches that encompasses all of human life and the entire universe. Each has its unique place and function, but each overlaps into the other on various levels. Yoga and Ayurveda are two healing disciplines that are related to each other according to the Vedic literature in India. The natural sciences...
street food in india

Cleaning of Street Food

Food safety and hygiene is of paramount importance in order to prevent illnesses with focus on achieving the highest possible level of good health and well-being in India. Promoting hygienic food handling practices and increasing awareness on personal hygiene can help in building a strong foundation of good food habits amongst people. In an attempt to inculcate...
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