Cancer Kids

SBI Card extends support to Children with Cancer

SBI Card, one of India’s largest credit card issuers, has collaborated with CanKids…KidsCan, a not for profit organisation, to support children fighting with cancer. The company’s support will enable the NGO to increase its ambit of ‘Change for Childhood Cancer in India’ initiative to reach out to more children for holistic cancer care support. The...
Cancer treatment by BMC

Vedanta’s Balco Medical Centre treats over 4,000 cancer patients

Since receiving its first patient a year ago, Balco Medical Centre (BMC), a subsidiary of Vedanta Medical Research Foundation, has travelled a long way in serving the people of Chhattisgarh by making world-class treatment of cancer an affordable and attainable proposition. As the first super-specialty hospital with the capability to treat cancer, Balco Medical...
Video Game - Sea of Solitude

CSR: Video Games for Mental Health

According to a report by the World Health Organisation, there are about 56 million people suffering from depression and 38 million people suffering from anxiety disorders in India. Despite such a huge number of people suffering from mental illnesses, the issue is not addressed very well in the country. With rising awareness about the issue,...
TB Bacteria

Isolate TB, Not the Patients

Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious infectious bacterial disease that majorly affects the lungs. It is propagated when an infected person coughs or sneezes. There are no immediate symptoms of this disease which makes it difficult to catch it before it gets too late. However, it has the potential to turn fatal very often. The nature...
Cross Country Run

Cross-Country Charity Run for a Hunger-Free India

Renowned ultra-marathoner and the co-founder of Bengaluru-based running club, Proton Sports, Mr. Dharmendra Kumar (also known as Dharma) has begun his cross-country charity run to promote the cause of Hunger-Free India and spread smiles of nourishment. The charity run was flagged off on Sunday, 17th March 2019, from Sultanpur Lodhi in Punjab. Along the route,...

Royal Enfield partners with NGO EKAM Foundation to support Tamil Nadu Government

In its quest to contribute to sustainable and improved healthcare services, Royal Enfield, through Eicher Group Foundation joined hands with Ekam Foundation, a pan–India NGO working in the Maternal and Child Health Space. This Corporate Social Responsibility initiative saw a team of senior executives from Eicher Group Foundation visit the Chengalpattu Medical College, meet and...
Happy Girl

Happy is the new rich!

In this world of changing priorities, happiness falls at the bottom of the list with more importance being given to materialistic pleasures. In order to recognise its importance in the lives of people around the world, the United Nations started celebrating the International Day of Happiness since the year 2013. To support the idea...
WABAG plant for VHS

WABAG dedicates 600 LPH water treatment plant to VHS Hospital

VA TECH WABAG LIMITED (‘WABAG’) under its CSR program has designed and built a drinking water treatment plant in Chennai for Voluntary Health Services (VHS), a multi-specialty hospital and research institute in Chennai, which has been serving the needs of the underprivileged for over 60 years as a non-profit healthcare service provider. The 600 litres...
Happy Holi

CSR: Use Organic Colours this Holi

Holi is one of the major festivals in India. The festival of colours is a two-day celebration with people applying colours and water on each other on the second day. While this is a fun activity, the colours used in the festival are often hard and tough to get off. The chemicals used to...
mental health

Are We Failing The Mentally Ill?

Among the many challenges India faces, the most underappreciated is the ongoing mental health crisis. Mental illness is actually India’s ticking bomb. An estimated 56 million Indians suffer from depression and 38 million from anxiety disorders. For those who suffer from mental illness, life can seem like a terrible prison from which there is no hope of escape;...
Rise against hunger

United Airlines and Rise Against Hunger India unite to end world hunger

United Airlines, the global partner of Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI), has joined hands with RAHI to pack 10,000 meals today, for street kids and orphans.  United Airlines has taken the initiative with Rise Against Hunger to package 2 million meals globally and this is their first initiative in India. Around 60 United Airlines employees came...
Tuberculosis Bacteria

Johnson & Johnson Announces 10-year Initiative to Help End Tuberculosis

Ahead of the first-ever United Nations (UN) High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis (TB), Johnson & Johnson announced a comprehensive 10-year initiative in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal target of ending the TB pandemic by 2030. With the goal of saving an estimated 1.8 million lives and preventing 12 million new TB infections...

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