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Still Stuck with Those Hideous Metal Braces? Here’s How to Get Rid of Them

Is it a nerve-wracking feeling for you whenever someone yells ‘Say Cheese’? Are you also fed up with your misaligned, crooked teeth and don’t know an alternative for metal braces? Let’s admit, to make it look less ugly, some of us even got colored metal braces thinking they would look cool, but who were...
Experian contribution

Experian employees globally raise Rs. 5.5 crores for communities impacted by COVID-19

To support vulnerable communities most impacted by COVID-19, Experian, the world’s leading global information services company, rallied together in a global employee fundraising drive. The fundraising drive resulted in INR 5.5 crores being raised for communities impacted by COVID-19 and various non-government organisations (NGOs) that are helping vulnerable communities navigate the pandemic. Experian also matched...
Runaya Group

Runaya Group vaccinates 500 villagers in Alibaug

Standing in solidarity with the Maharashtra Government’s efforts to overcome the COVID-19 crisis, Runaya Group, one of India’s fastest-growing manufacturing start-ups, has carried out a vaccination drive in Alibaug. Considering the big spike in cases over the last few weeks in Maharashtra's Raigad district, and in particular the Alibaug area, the company has tied up...
Himalayan belt

CSR arm of ICICI Group to donate 1800 oxygen concentrators to hospitals in the Himalayan belt and tribal areas

The CSR arm of ICICI Group, ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth, today announced that it has firmed up plans to donate 1,800 oxygen concentrators to sub-divisional hospitals in the tough terrain of Himalayan belt and remote tribal areas of the country in 2021-22. The donation is aimed at providing citizens in these regions with...
Karan Bagaria - Kemwell

Karan Bagaria, MD, Kemwell talks CSR in Biopharma

Did you know there's a Tibetan Medicine Centre in Bengaluru city established by none other than the Dalai Lama himself? “My grandfather and father were big followers of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. My father had met him during one of his visits to Bengaluru, and that’s when he asked him about setting up...
Mobile Medical Unit - MUFG Bank

CSR of MUFG Bank and Piramal Swasthya to provide healthcare services to 2 million urban poor in Mumbai and Pune

Piramal Swasthya, the healthcare philanthropic arm of Piramal Foundation and MUFG Bank Ltd. in India, today announced the launch of ‘SAMARTH’ (Mobile Health Services initiative in Maharashtra). The CSR initiative aims to enable better public health care delivery through mobile medical units (MMUs) to nearly 2 Million residents of 96 urban slums of Mumbai and...
SEEDS Kavach

SEEDS ‘Kavach’ a Covid-19 national vaccine adoption programme targets 1 million people

In its endeavour to support the nationwide vaccination drive and the efforts of the government in the fight against the COVID-19, humanitarian organisation SEEDS (Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society) has officially launched ‘Kavach’ a Covid-19 national vaccine adoption program under its ongoing campaign #ShareTheBurden. The formal announcement of the programme was done through an...
Doctors

National Doctors Day: The State of Doctors in India

The world has been grappling with the deadly pandemic for the last two years. During this time, millions have fallen sick, so many lives are lost, the economies have crashed and the fear is rife among the people. Doctors at this time have been the angels for people by curing them, giving them hope,...
Portea volunteer at the centre

CSR: Portea Medical collaborates with the Government of Karnataka to provide COVID care in rural areas

The second wave of COVID-19 wreaked havoc in the rural areas. The situation is further exacerbated by the lack of access to basic healthcare services including oxygen support. Many people have had to travel for hours to get to nearby towns such as Hassan for healthcare. There are families who have lost their loved...
Deogarh Covid Hospital

CSR News: Vedanta opens second COVID Hospital in Odisha

Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium and its value-added products, has dedicated a second COVID hospital to the people of Odisha, developed at Eklavya Model Residential School, in Deogarh as part of its CSR. With the new COVID facility at Deogarh, and a similar one at Kalahandi, Vedanta has added 300 critical care beds...

Coronavirus – A Man Made Disaster?

Coronavirus or more popularly known as COVID-19 has rocked the whole world with its large number of infections and fatality rate. The virus has caused more than 3 million deaths across the globe and infected over 141 million people. In India, there have been over 15 million cases officially, and about 179,000 casualties. It...
Pankh

USAID and FOGSI spearhead Pankh Initiative to boost reproductive and sexual health awareness among young Indians

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on all aspects of health, including reproductive health. The lack of access to contraceptive options during the lockdown is estimated to have caused 2.7 million unwanted pregnancies and COVID-19 induced disruptions continue to erode the messaging around contraceptives and reproductive health. India is home to the world’s...

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