Posts by: Aastha Ahuja

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Under Its ‘Health Cannot Wait’ Campaign, NGO Smile Foundation Is Promoting Hygiene And Sanitation Amid COVID-19

Under Its ‘Health Cannot Wait’ Campaign, NGO Smile Foundation Is Promoting Hygiene And Sanitation Amid COVID-19
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NGO Smile Foundation has distributed over 1.5 lakh hygiene kits to ensure that along with awareness, vulnerable families also have access to basic hygiene care
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World Toilet Day 2020: The Need For Sustainable Sanitation And Impact Of Climate Change

World Toilet Day 2020: The Need For Sustainable Sanitation And Impact Of Climate Change
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World Toilet Day 2020 calls to make sanitation systems resilient and sustainable as climate change gets worse
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5 Toilet Technologies Best Suited For Waste Management Locally

5 Toilet Technologies Best Suited For Waste Management Locally
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World Toilet Day 2020: Following five technologies can solve both the problems – sanitation and waste management and achieve the goal of open defecation free plus and ODF plus plus under Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0
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Eco-friendly Toilets Can Eradicate Open Defecation And Help Manage Waste Effectively

Eco-friendly Toilets Can Eradicate Open Defecation And Help Manage Waste Effectively
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World Toilet Day 2020: Twin leach pit, toilet technology promoted by the government to eradicate open defecation and manage waste, is not suitable for high water table, flood prone, and rocky areas. Here are the two other technologies that one can adopt
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Promoted Under The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, A User Assesses The 'Twin Pit' Toilet Technology

Promoted Under The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, A User Assesses The 'Twin Pit' Toilet Technology
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World Toilet Day 2020: Under the Swachh Bharat Mission - Gramin, the government promoted the construction of twin pit toilets and even provided subsidy, but does this toilet technology live up to its promise?
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: What Are Twin Pit Toilets?

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: What Are Twin Pit Toilets?
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World Toilet Day 2020: Twin pit toilet technology is an onsite waste management system that converts human waste into manure
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Air Pollution And COVID-19: Is It About Time To Shift From Cloth Mask To Pollution Safe N95 Or N99 Mask?

Air Pollution And COVID-19: Is It About Time To Shift From Cloth Mask To Pollution Safe N95 Or N99 Mask?
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A recent Harvard study has shown that people with COVID-19 who live in regions with high levels of air pollution are more likely to die from the disease than people who live in less polluted areas
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50,000 Trees Saved And Agricultural Waste Prevented From Burning By This Nagpur Warrior, Here's How

50,000 Trees Saved And Agricultural Waste Prevented From Burning By This Nagpur Warrior, Here's How
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10 years ago, 52-year-old Vijay Limaye from Nagpur, decided to find an alternative to wooden logs used in cremation and today he saves at least 1,000 trees from felling every month
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India Generated Over 18,000 Tonnes Of COVID-19 Related Bio-medical Waste In 4 Months, Experts Call To Reduce, Reuse And Segregate

India Generated Over 18,000 Tonnes Of COVID-19 Related Bio-medical Waste In 4 Months, Experts Call To Reduce, Reuse And Segregate
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The COVID-19 related bio-medical waste generation in India has increased from 3,025.41 tonnes in June to 5,490 tonnes in September
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73% Of Delhi-NCR Residents’ Family Members Are Facing Air Pollution Related Ailments, Experts Say The Number Will Rise

73% Of Delhi-NCR Residents’ Family Members Are Facing Air Pollution Related Ailments, Experts Say The Number Will Rise
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According to a survey conducted by LocalCircles, a community social media platform, 85 per cent of 5,965 responses from Delhi said they have one or more member at home suffering from pollution related ailments including cold, cough, burning eyes, and headache
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How To Safely Vaccinate Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

How To Safely Vaccinate Children During COVID-19 Pandemic
World Immunization Day 2020: The 12 vaccines administered under Universal Immunisation Programme are some of the most crucial vaccines and should not be missed due to COVID, say experts and recommend these precautions
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70-year-old Obstetrician And A General Practitioner From Karnataka Succumbed To COVID-19 Infection In The Line Of Duty

70-year-old Obstetrician And A General Practitioner From Karnataka Succumbed To COVID-19 Infection In The Line Of Duty
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70-year-old, Dr Jagadish Rai, an obstetrician and a general practitioner working in a small town in coastal Karnataka for the last 40 years, contracted COVID-19 in the line of duty
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Wash On Wheels: With Indigenous Handwashing Unit WaterAid India Is Promoting Hand Hygiene In Uttar Pradesh

Wash On Wheels: With Indigenous Handwashing Unit WaterAid India Is Promoting Hand Hygiene In Uttar Pradesh
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In an attempt to promote handwashing and hygiene amid COVID-19, WaterAid India, a non-governmental organisation designed a handwashing unit that can be mounted on auto-rickshaws and e-rickshaws and initiated a campaign called ‘Wash On Wheels’
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Since Coronavirus Induced Lockdown Pune Based NGO Has Supported 6 Lakh People With Ration And Hygiene Kit

Since Coronavirus Induced Lockdown Pune Based NGO Has Supported 6 Lakh People With Ration And Hygiene Kit
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COVID warriors: Spherule Foundation, a Pune based non-governmental organisation (NGO) has been distributing dry ration and hygiene kits to people in Maharashtra, Haryana, Delhi and Odisha
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