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Food adulteration camp - Bhatia Hospital

Awareness on Food Adulteration as part of World Quality Week

Bhatia Hospital held a special community workshop as part of its World Quality week celebrations in the hospital premises. The programme aimed at promoting awareness among the residents of the city through various sessions on current trends in "safety and quality" in diet, infection control and right method of exercising. World Quality Day is celebrated...

My journey to the interiors of Maharashtra

After his experiences facilitating healthcare in the villages of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, Dr Anantpal Singh writes about Maharashtra in his series. Maharashtra is India’s second-most populous state and third-largest state by area. It is one of the few states which gave a very hard time to the Mughal invaders. It was always an important...
tech disruption comes to global sanitation

CSR: Tech disruption reinventing the toilet

To help save millions of people from early death and disease, forward-thinking companies could soon be turning a low-tech problem into the next tech-powered disruption—an approach that makes it possible for businesses to do well while doing good. This potential double win exists thanks to a piece of technology that rarely comes to mind...
Toilets by We are Water foundation and Roca

We are Water foundation drives the swachhata mission across nation by constructing toilets

We Are Water foundation recently completed its ‘WASH’ project in 17 schools across Chennai, Vellore, Alwar, Rewari and Faridabad targeted at providing better sanitation facilities to schoolchildren. For this initiative, Roca joined hands with World Vision India, Habitat for Humanity India, Gramya Foundation and United Way of Chennai with an aim to improve and promote...
Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day: Schools and colleges come together to spread awareness

Global Handwashing Day is marked on October 15, to increase awareness and understanding the importance of maintaining hygiene. With the support of UNICEF, India is celebrating the Global Handwashing Day for the first time this year. The Department of Drinking Water supply and Department of School Education and Literacy have planned some creative events in...
adolescent girls in India

Stayfree and Rotary club to distribute 50 lakh sanitary pads

Most adolescent girls who hit puberty in India suffer from nutritional deficiencies and other health issues due to lack of healthy and hygienic practices during their menstruation. Though only 18% women in India have access to a proper sanitary napkin, there is a major population that follows the age old customs and continues to...
Fujifilm for breast cancer awareness

Fujifilm India joins hands with Indian Cancer Society to spread awareness

Fujifilm India announced its association with the Indian Cancer Society. Under the association, Fujifilm will conduct 18 medical camps to generate awareness about breast cancer and breast self-examination. Free breast cancer screenings will be organized for women above 40. One of the many objectives of the campaign is to provide practical knowledge and quality...
Dr. Dharminder Nagar, MD, Paras Healthcare, Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare

‘Paras Sarthi’ Launched to collaborate with Corporates & PSUs for Tertiary Care

In a bid to bridge the healthcare gap for the destitute and medical services, hospital chain Paras Healthcare has announced the launch of Paras Sarthi — a healthcare delivery platform based on a CSR funding-focused aggregator model to provide quality medical care services to the underprivileged. The program offers guidance, participation programs and impact...
flush toilets

Shelter Associates Crosses the 14,000 Milestone of Facilitating Household Toilets

Shelter Associates, a Pune-based NGO working towards an open defecation-free nation, has now delivered 14,000 household toilets in Maharashtra impacting more than 3,60,000 lives. In line with the Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), Shelter Associates has been steadily impacting lives in 6 urban cities in Maharashtra with their data-driven and community centric model,...
Essar Foundation

Nurturing Rural Vitality – The Essar Foundation Way

Responsible businesses carry people along with them in their journey towards growth. Essar has generated business of more than USD 3bn through nurturing local entrepreneurs and has grown in unison with the communities around its presence. Essar Foundation is the CSR arm of Essar, committed to fuelling development of communities around Essar’s business presence. “Our...
Healthcare sakhis

CSR: Promoting Healthcare In Rural India

Healthcare and sanitation is a right to everyone. But because of lack of infrastructure, awareness and professionals, it is not accessible to about 60% of the population in India. About 70% of the population are living in rural areas in the country. With lack of healthcare and sanitation in these areas, the mortality rates...
biomedical waste in india

CSR: Tackling The Biomedical Waste In India

World Health Organisation has defined Biomedical waste as ‘Waste generated from hospitals, nursing homes, blood banks and veterinary institutions, including syringes, bandages, amputated body parts and other human and animal bio-waste generated during medical treatment and research.’ Sanitary pads are also categorised under bio medical waste. Waste generated by healthcare activities can often be hazardous....

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