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Menstrual Hygiene Day: Likee joins hands with everteen for #SheNeedsPad

On Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020, short video platform Likee by Singapore-based BIGO Technology has joined hands with feminine hygiene brand everteen to come to the rescue of women who are deprived of basic necessities such as sanitary pads due to the ongoing lockdown triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic in India. The association is aimed at...
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Differences in Social Distancing, Quarantine and Isolation

Coronavirus or more popularly known as COVID-19 has caused a major shock to the world. It has been proved that no country, no matter how developed their economy or healthcare systems are, is ready to face a pandemic of this scale. Considering the fact that no vaccine is available in the market to prevent...
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CSR News – Nippon Paint announces health insurance cover for over 6000 painters

Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited (Decorative Division), announced a Health insurance policy for its painter partners across India. Under this initiative, over 6,000 painters will be protected against COVID-19. In the event of exposure to COVID-19, each insured painter will get an insurance cover with a flat benefit value of INR 20,000. The policy which...
Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020: Periods don’t stop for pandemics

Periods take centre-stage, since it’s Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020 tomorrow. May 28 marks this annual day of awareness on MHM (Menstrual Hygiene Management), instituted in the year 2014 by German nonprofit WASH United. Let's talk #PeriodsInPandemics because #ItsTimeForAction! Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020 On Menstrual Hygiene Day last year, people around the world organised 726 on-the-ground events...

India’s Stand in Global Malnutrition Report 2020

According to the Global Nutrition Report 2020, India is among the 88 countries that are likely to miss global nutrition targets by 2025. The report also identified the country as one with the highest rates of domestic inequalities in malnutrition. What are Global Nutrition Targets? In 2012, the World Health Assembly - the decision-making body of the...

Support for Sanitation Workers during COVID-19

Sanitation workers are the backbone of our country. Without them working disregarding their own health and safety, survival would be impossible in most of the cities in the country. During the current crisis caused because of COVID-19 pandemic, the roles of sanitation workers are as important as those of doctors or other healthcare workers. Sanitation...

CSR News: Prisoners in Faridabad make face masks for frontline health workers

Under livelihood rehabilitation CSR programme, AkzoNobel has been associated with Faridabad Dist. Prison in providing decorative paints skill training to prison inmates and has trained more than 125 inmates till date. In the wake of COVID-19, AkzoNobel India has partnered with Faridabad District Prison to make three layered face masks for frontline health workers, daily wage labourers and their families in...
CSR of ITC

The ultimate report on CSR of ITC Limited

A report by Goodera last year ranked ITC Limited as the 7th largest spender on Corporate Social Responsibility in India. The company's CSR spend was a steep INR 307 crores last year, with long-running, multi-year projects in six of the 11 activities of Schedule VII, including the often-neglected culture and national heritage. As part...

International Nurses Day 2020 – Gratitude to the Frontline Workers of Healthcare System

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on 12th May every year. It is the day to mark the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale who is widely considered the founder of modern-day nursing. The international council of nurses (ICN) initiated the International Nurses Day and was celebrated for the first time in 1965. International...
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Top PSUs investing in CSR for health in 2020

Public sector companies are in a better position to make large-scale impact through CSR than private firms because of their sheer size. Reports by KPMG and CAG show that PSU firms spend the majority of their social funds on health and education. We surveyed the top PSUs investing in CSR for health this year. 1....

Mother’s Day 2020 – Fujifilm’s new campaign for breast cancer awareness

Despite the innovations in treatment, the number of breast cancer cases and the risk associated with it are growing at an enormous rate. The biggest reason for this is the lack of awareness and ignorance of most patients to come forward to detect the problem well in time. Understanding the situation at hand, Fujifilm...

World Red Cross Day 2020 – Lauding The Frontline Health Workers

World Red Cross Day is observed every year on May 8th to celebrate the principles of the "International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement”. It is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, who was born on 8 May 1828. Dunant was the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)...

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