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Aastha Ahuja

Swachh Survekshan 2021: ‘Thoda Bohot Hai’ Campaign Asks People To ‘Reduce’ And Help Planet Breathe

Swachh Survekshan 2021: ‘Thoda Bohot Hai’ Campaign Asks People To ‘Reduce’ And Help Planet Breathe
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Swachh Survekshan 2021: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched a campaign called ‘Thoda Bohot Hai’ (little is enough) to promote one of the 3Rs – reduce
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Here’s How France, New Zealand And Scotland Are Aiming To Eliminate Period Poverty And What Can India Do

Here’s How France, New Zealand And Scotland Are Aiming To Eliminate Period Poverty And What Can India Do
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France and New Zealand have announced to provide sanitary products for free in school whereas Scotland has approved a Bill to make sanitary napkins accessible for free across the country
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COVID-19 Vaccines And Dosage: WHO’s Soumya Swaminathan Answers FAQs On Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccines And Dosage: WHO’s Soumya Swaminathan Answers FAQs On Vaccines
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The second phase of the coronavirus vaccination drive in India will begin March 1, with priority given to people over 60 and those over 45 with co-morbidities
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How Did A Jharkhand District End Up Growing 5,000 Trees Through An Initiative To Promote Safe Use Of Sanitary Pads?

How Did A Jharkhand District End Up Growing 5,000 Trees Through An Initiative To Promote Safe Use Of Sanitary Pads?
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It started off as a way to educate girls about how to safely dispose of used sanitary pads and make the girls take responsibility for their sanitary waste, But now NGO Nischay's campaign, ‘Ek Pad, Ek Ped’ has taken a life of its own
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Role Of Private Sector In COVID-19 Vaccination To Get Deeper And Wider Soon: NITI Aayog Member

Role Of Private Sector In COVID-19 Vaccination To Get Deeper And Wider Soon: NITI Aayog Member
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Dr VK Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog said that the virus is lurking all the time and as per the latest sero-survey, a large proportion of the citizens are still vulnerable to COVID-19
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India Reports 1 Crore COVID-19 Vaccinations, Aims To Cover High Risk Group On Priority

India Reports 1 Crore COVID-19 Vaccinations, Aims To Cover High Risk Group On Priority
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Dr VK Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog said, the current public health goal is not to achieve herd immunity but to vaccinate individuals who have an excessive risk of mortality due to COVID-19
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Coronavirus Explained: All About The Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine, Covishield

Coronavirus Explained: All About The Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine, Covishield
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According to a study published in The Lancet medical journal, the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine provides higher efficacy when the gap between two doses is three months instead of six weeks
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COVID-19 Vaccines Myth Vs Fact: No Vaccines Do Not Alter DNA

COVID-19 Vaccines Myth Vs Fact: No Vaccines Do Not Alter DNA
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According to the experts, mRNA vaccines having the ability to alter human DNA is a myth as mRNA does not enter the nucleus of the cells where DNA resides
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Coronavirus Vaccine Glossary: 15 Terms To Know About Vaccination

Coronavirus Vaccine Glossary: 15 Terms To Know About Vaccination
Here is a glossary of terms related to vaccines to help learn all about the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination in general
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Coronavirus Explainer: What Is A Sero Survey And Why Is It Important In The Fight Against COVID-19?

Coronavirus Explainer: What Is A Sero Survey And Why Is It Important In The Fight Against COVID-19?
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Sero survey is conducted to know about the percentage of the population exposed to any disease. It brings out asymptomatic cases as well
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Will Russia’s Sputnik V Be India’s Third COVID-19 Vaccine? Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Answers

Will Russia’s Sputnik V Be India’s Third COVID-19 Vaccine? Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Answers
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Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has partnered with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) for the trials and distribution of Sputnik V in India
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Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine 91.6% Effective, Soon To Apply For Emergency Use In India

Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine 91.6% Effective, Soon To Apply For Emergency Use In India
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In an exclusive conversation with NDTV, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund, shared details of the COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V and its rollout in India
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Budget 2021: Experts Analyse What The Budget Did For Food And Nutrition Schemes

Budget 2021: Experts Analyse What The Budget Did For Food And Nutrition Schemes
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Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, announced the Union Budget for the financial year 2021-2022, and released estimated budget expenditure for various nutrition programmes
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We Have To Create Anytime, Anywhere Vaccination Process, Says Dr RS Sharma, Chairman Of The Empowered Group On Vaccinations

We Have To Create Anytime, Anywhere Vaccination Process, Says Dr RS Sharma, Chairman Of The Empowered Group On Vaccinations
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With an aim to conduct the vaccination drive smoothly and to track and monitor beneficiaries the government has introduced an application and dashboard called Co-WIN (COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network)
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