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Aragen Life Sciences Donates a Fully Equipped Ambulance in Telangana as Part of its CSR

Aragen Life Sciences, formerly known as GVK Bio, has donated a fully-equipped ambulance to the Government of Telangana (GoT) as part of its CSR activities. A flag off event of the vehicle was done in the presence of Hon. Minister for Health, Medical and Family Welfare & Finance Sri. T. Harish Rao garu today. Ramesh...

Community education, an effective tool to beat diabetes in India

India is considered a diabetes capital of the world. Some 77 million live with diabetes, an equal number are said to be undiagnosed and a similar number pre-diabetic. In metros 3 out of 4 adults are either diabetic or pre-diabetic. Indians get diabetes 10 years earlier than people in the West, in their 30s/40s. Since...

World Cancer Day 2022 – AstraZeneca expands its flagship CSR initiative ‘Young Health Programme’ (YHP) to Bengaluru

This World Cancer Day, AstraZeneca, a science-led biopharmaceutical company, and Plan India, an NGO striving to improve the lives of millions of children and young people, signed an MoU to expand its ‘Young Health Programme’ (YHP) in the state of Karnataka after tremendous success over the past 10 years in Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Non-communicable...

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...

World Cancer Day 2022 – Expert tips to cancer-proof your life

Over the next few decades, the global incidence of cancer is expected to skyrocket. This trend is being driven primarily by an increase in cancers caused by lifestyle choices. Healthy living reflects positive changes that must be a part of and should be an ongoing practise of our lifestyle, by identifying areas for improvement...

New partnership brings 24×7 mental health support to Gen Z students

Since the pandemic began, Gen Z and millennials have been shaken up with uncertainties around various topics surrounding their career, personal space, forging new friendships and skill development. Grief, fear, uncertainty, social isolation, increased screen time, and parental fatigue have negatively affected the mental health of students. Friendships and family support are strong stabilizing forces...

India’s Social Service Expenditures Increased by 9.8% in FY22: Economic Survey

The government's spending on social services, such as health and education, increased during the past year. According to the Economic Survey 2021-22 released on 31st January 2022, the Centre and state governments earmarked 8.6% of GDP for social services, spending of Rs. 71.61 lakh crore in the current financial year. This is 9.8 per...

CSR: Jakson Group engages 6000 households in Anand Vihar to segregate waste at home

Jakson Group announced that the Waste to Manure Programme, a decentralized waste management project, conceptualized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Anand Vihar, East Delhi - Phase II has successfully engaged over 6000 households in Karkardooma and Saini Enclave to segregate their household waste at source.The initiative was funded by the Jakson Group...

DHL Express India and SaveLIFE Foundation join hands to vaccinate 3,000 truck drivers against Covid-19

SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) has partnered with DHL Express India to vaccinate truck drivers from across the country to safeguard the community that has been at the forefront of delivering essential goods and services during the pandemic. Driven by its corporate purpose of Connecting people, improving lives, DHL Express India is supporting the initiative to vaccinate...

CSR: Lumina Datamatics donates 5,000 N95 Masks at Mumbai’s Wockhardt Hospitals

Lumina Datamatics Limited, service providers to global publishers and eCommerce companies, celebrated India's 73rd Republic Day by donating PPE kits and face masks for use by healthcare workers and patients who cannot afford them at Wockhardt Hospitals in Mumbai. The activity falls under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme that includes skill development and...

One Health for a Sustainable Future

The COVID-19 crisis has amplified attention to the interlinkages between health, the environment and human wellbeing, and is shifting how many governments, organizations and citizens around the world view biodiversity conservation.  As we strive to ‘build back better’ from the pandemic, there is a need for a holistic and well-coordinated system for prevention, early detection,...

Suneil Shetty and O2 Cure launch awareness campaign against indoor air pollution and Covid-19

With the pandemic disrupting our lives, the nation has again chosen to strictly abide by the social distancing norms and stay indoors. While this is the wisest option of all, it also gives way to an alarming concern resulting from contaminants like bacterias, viruses, germs, gasses, particles, dust, pollen, and other hazardous substances that...

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