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Tata Institute in Mumbai develops tablet to prevent cancer, reduce side effects

In what could turn out to be a game-changer in the field of oncology, Tata Institute in Mumbai which is known for treatment and research in Cancer has come up with a groundbreaking discovery that could prevent the recurrence of cancer in human body. Doctors and researchers at the institute have developed a tablet which...

PM Modi inaugurates 5 AIIMS; health infra projects over Rs 11,700 cr launched

As a major step towards strengthening India’s tertiary health care infrastructure and services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated to the nation five All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Sunday. These are located at Rajkot (Gujarat), Bathinda (Punjab), Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh), Kalyani (West Bengal) and Mangalagiri (Andhra Pradesh). The PM also inaugurated and...

Top 10 companies for CSR in Healthcare in India 2023 

Healthcare is a costly affair in our country in the present day. A couple of days spent at any good private hospital and you can be handed over a bill amounting more than Rs 1 lakh. But does that mean the underprivileged marginalised population living in remote rural areas will not get access to...
Cervical Cancer

Women’s Health in Focus: Role of CSR in Preventing and Treating Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a significant public health concern worldwide, particularly in developing countries like India. It affects the cervix, the lower part of the uterus, and is primarily caused by persistent infection with high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus. Cervical cancer has recently made headlines due to a controversial publicity...
e-waste

BoAt: Sailing Towards Responsible Tech Consumption in India’s E-Waste Challenge

From individual choices to corporate initiatives – unraveling the challenges and solutions in India's e-waste landscape. Can you imagine a day without technology? Keeping our phantom limb phones aside, switching off the television and wifi, no tabs, laptops or smart watches. These are just the addictive extensions of our entertainment requirements, but technology includes everything...
Indian Wetlands

Indian Wetlands Get Globally Listed Under Ramsar Convention

In the day and age where children can name more celebrities and series over fruits and trees, it is not just a necessity but an imperative for us to educate ourselves about the environment and its functionality. So today we pick wetlands, not just because today, 2nd February is observed as World Wetlands Day...

Adani Group offers 350 sq ft. flats to Dharavi slum dwellers in Mumbai

The Adani Group has made an announcement saying that it would offer new flats measuring 350 sq ft. to residents of the Dharavi slum who are eligible for the same once the redevelopment project is completed. The size of the flats being offered are 17 per cent more than what is normally offered in...
Deepika Padukone Live Love Laugh

Deepika Padukone: Beyond Films for a Greener World and Better Bharat

Exploring the actress's visionary support for startups, diverse ventures and impactful investments. Deepika Padukone, an icon in the world of entertainment, both nationally and internationally, embodies versatility as an actress, a trailblazing producer, and a visionary entrepreneur. Her journey in the Indian film industry spans blockbuster hits like "Padmaavat," where her portrayal of Queen Padmavati...

Top CSR initiatives for Road Safety in India

Truck drivers from across India called off their nationwide protest against the new provisions for punishment for hit-and-run road accident cases. The decision comes after assurance from the government that it would consult All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) before implementing the new law. The truckers were protesting against a new law that prescribes punishment...
UHC

Universal Health Coverage Day: Health For All, Time For Action

We celebrate Universal Health Coverage Day on December 12 every year, a day marked by the United Nations to spotlight the critical importance of universal health coverage (UHC) worldwide. It serves as a powerful reminder that everyone, regardless of their background or financial standing, should have access to quality healthcare. The endorsement of this...

The CSR Journal Excellence Awards 2023: Recognising top CSR projects for Health & Sanitation

The 6th edition of The CSR Journal Excellence Awards is all set to be held on the 9th of December 2023 at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai. The CSR Journal Excellence Awards aims to honour innovative and best practices in Corporate Social Responsibility, recognising the best practices in six categories. These are Education &...

BMC allocates Rs 1,500 crore for free medicines, doorstep health services for the elderly and cancer care

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced that it plans to launch a 'Chief Minister Health at Doorstep' scheme worth Rs 1,500-crore for the citizens of Mumbai. This scheme, which aims to provide free healthcare facilities to the residents of Mumbai, includes providing medicines free of cost at civic hospitals, delivery of drug consumable services...

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