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Preventing COVID-19 Vaccine Nationalism Will Save the World

Pfizer Inc has announced that its experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective. This marks a major milestone in the fight against a pandemic that has killed more than a million people, crashed the global economy, initiated labour crisis, rendered people jobless and uprooted the everyday life of millions of people. Pfizer along with...

Watch Amitabh Bachchan in conversation with Neerja Birla for Mpower’s mental health campaign

Taking cognizance of the rising issues surrounding mental wellness in the country, Mpower Founder and Chairperson Neerja Birla and Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan have come together to address these concerns. In a freewheeling conversation, which was released on Mpower’s YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram pages, the two leaders touched upon the harsh realities of mental health,...

CSR News: Ramky Enviro opens Construction & Demolition waste recycling plant in Hyderabad

Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation today announced the launch of a new Construction & Demolition (C&D) waste recycling plant in Jeedimetla, Hyderabad. Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd (REEL), a KKR-backed company, is a provider of comprehensive environment management services. REEL offers a whole gamut of environmental services and infrastructure solutions under various...

National Cancer Awareness Day 2020 – Top Cancer Treatment Centres in India that are Affordable

Cancer is the second deadliest disease which can end with the loss of life, as per the World Health Organization. In order to spread awareness about the life-threatening disease among the people of India, November 7 is celebrated as National Cancer Awareness Day in the country, every year since 2014. Cancer Statistics in India According to...

Fast&Up Great Health Festival spreads a message of #HealthwaliDiwali

As India gears up for its biggest festival of the year, health can be the biggest thing to celebrate and cherish more than anything this year. The Fast&Up Great Health Festival is a tribute to this growing priority for the family. With the pandemic, people have become cautious and are taking all the precautionary measures...

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...

Shubha Srinivasan (Director) Deloitte India talks Social Response to COVID-19

The unprecedented situations arising from COVID-19 require a new roadmap for recovery. The economy of India – and most of the world, for that matter – is in shambles. While businesses work towards regenerating the economy, corporate social responsibility and development initiatives have to rethink how they will uplift the most vulnerable sections of...

Ashwin Malik Meshram Foundation reaches out to Mumbaikars with education, employment and healthcare

Ashwin Malik Meshram Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Mumbai has been working in the sectors of Education, Employment, and Healthcare. They have organized multiple free-of-cost drives dedicated to bringing actionable changes in the community. With a minimum turnout of 150 people per drive, Ashwin Malik Meshram Foundation has impacted thousands of locals in...

15% COVID-19 Deaths Globally are Linked to Air Pollution

According to a study published in journal Cardiovascular Research on October 26, 2020, about 15 per cent deaths across the world due to COVID-19 can be linked to long-term exposure to air pollution. The study was conducted with the epidemiological data available from the previous studies conducted in the United States and China on air pollution, COVID-19 and...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise COVID-19 Test Labs and OPD Centres Facilitate Over 1 Lakh Patient Visits

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that its COVID-19 Test Labs and Outpatient Department (OPD) Centres have collectively facilitated over 1,00,000 patient visits across India. These facilities provide additional authorized COVID-19 testing facilities and isolation beds, thereby assisting the Government of India and state governments in their efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched in May...

Dabur Chyawanprash ‘Seva Ko Salaam’ CSR initiative to honour Delhi Police Corona warriors

Moving forward on its mission to create awareness about the importance of immunity and supporting the corona warriors, Dabur Chyawanprash, the flagship immunity booster from the House of Dabur India Ltd, organized the CSR programme ‘Seva Ko Salaam’ to honour the bravehearts of Delhi Police for their selfless services during these challenging times. Under this...

Welspun Flooring extends essential aid and immunity boosters under Rural Connect CSR programme

Welspun Foundation for Health & Knowledge, the Corporate Social Value arm of Welspun Group, has recently revealed details of the aid the company provided to local communities under its Rural Connect Programme amidst the ongoing pandemic. The organization drove the CSR programme from the Foundation’s Akankshita centre in Nagarguda Village, where it aimed to secure...

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