Posts by: Aastha Ahuja

Aastha Ahuja

WaterAid India’s Photo Exhibition Dives Into The Hidden World Of Sanitation Workers

WaterAid India’s Photo Exhibition Dives Into The Hidden World Of Sanitation Workers
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Through his lens CS Sharada Prasad, an engineer turned into social scientist researching on sanitation access in low and middle-income countries, has dived into the world of sanitation workers
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Swasth Report of Delhi: Wasting, Underweight And Anaemia Cases Increase In Capital, As Per National Family Health Survey

Swasth Report of Delhi: Wasting, Underweight And Anaemia Cases Increase In Capital, As Per National Family Health Survey
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From 2005-06 to 2015-16, anaemia cases among children (6-59 months) in Delhi increased by 2.7 per cent and among women (15-49 years) the upsurge was by a significant 10 per cent, while at an all India level anaemia cases saw an overall dip. That is just one parameter Delhi’s has other health woes to deal with
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Swasth Report Of Uttar Pradesh: India’s Most Populous State Grapples With Anaemia Among Women, Child Wasting And Diarrhoea

Swasth Report Of Uttar Pradesh:  India’s Most Populous State Grapples With Anaemia Among Women, Child Wasting And Diarrhoea
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From 2005-06 to 2015-16, the infant mortality rate and under-five mortality rate in Uttar Pradesh has dropped down by 12.32 per cent and 18.75 per cent respectively
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Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019: Here Are India’s Swachh Villages And Districts

Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019: Here Are India’s Swachh Villages And Districts
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On Tuesday (November 19), Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation announced the results of Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019 and awarded the top districts and villages of India on cleanliness quotient
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There Is No Planet B. We Need To Start Respecting Nature: Aaditya Thackeray On Plastic Ban

There Is No Planet B. We Need To Start Respecting Nature: Aaditya Thackeray On Plastic Ban
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Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray, who has been instrumental in pushing through the ban on single-use plastics in Maharashtra, speaks about the impact of the ban and how it is possible to get rid of single-use plastic from one’s life
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#BeatPlasticPollution: Indore Introduces ‘Thaila Bank’ To Phase Out The Use Of Single-use Plastic Bags

#BeatPlasticPollution: Indore Introduces ‘Thaila Bank’ To Phase Out The Use Of Single-use Plastic Bags
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The initiative is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aim to make the country free of single-use plastic by the year 2022
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Halloween 2019: Chandigarh Sensitises People With The Theme ‘Harrows Of Plastic’ Says #PlasticKaTimeUp

Halloween 2019: Chandigarh Sensitises People With The Theme ‘Harrows Of Plastic’ Says #PlasticKaTimeUp
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As part of their campaign ‘Plastic Ka Time Up’ which aims at making Chandigarh free of plastic, the Department of Public Relations organised a Halloween rally on theme ‘Harrows of Plastic'
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68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study

68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study
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Here are the key findings from the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative’s report on disease burden of child and maternal malnutrition and trends in the states of India from 1990 to 2017
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Bring Your Own Container: Odisha’s Ganjam District Introduces Milk ATMs, Bids Adieu To Plastic Pouches

Bring Your Own Container: Odisha’s Ganjam District Introduces Milk ATMs, Bids Adieu To Plastic Pouches
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Ganjam district in Odisha has introduced milk ATMs to phase out the use of single-use plastics and bring back the tradition of buying milk in one’s own containers
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World Food Day 2019: All You Need To Know

World Food Day 2019: All You Need To Know
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World Food Day 2019: It is celebrated with the aim of achieving the Zero Hunger target by 2030
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In India's Health Capital Chennai, Smile Foundation Provides Free Medical Counselling And Treatment At Door Step

In India's Health Capital Chennai, Smile Foundation Provides Free Medical Counselling And Treatment At Door Step
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Smile on Wheels in Chennai’s Pattinambakkam and Velachery block is addressing to the primary healthcare needs of the poor by offering free, door step medical facilities
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Pay Attention To Amitabh Bachchan's Message On Say No To Plastic

Pay Attention To Amitabh Bachchan's Message On Say No To Plastic
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Actor Amitabh Bachchan urges people to stop using plastic for a clean, green and healthy India
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World Mental Health Day: Mental Health Has To Be As Important As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Says An Expert

World Mental Health Day: Mental Health Has To Be As Important As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Says An Expert
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One of the easiest solutions to beat depression is ‘YESS’ which stands for Yoga, Exercise, Sleep and doing something for the community, suggests Dr Harish Shetty, Psychiatrist
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Swasth Guide: A-Z About Malnutrition And What It Entails

Swasth Guide: A-Z About Malnutrition And What It Entails
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Malnutrition which means bad nutrition is caused due to an unbalanced diet that is deficiencies, excesses or imbalance in a person’s intake of one or more vital nutrients
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