Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

Universal Health Coverage In India Is Still A Long Way To Go, Say Experts

Universal Health Coverage In India Is Still A Long Way To Go, Say Experts
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According to experts, Universal Health Coverage requires adequate healthcare financing and human resources to provide financial protection to the underprivileged by covering their medicine, diagnostics, and service costs
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National Vaccination Day 2021: Amid The COVID-19 Vaccination Drive, Several Ministers Urge Twitterati To Get Inoculated Against The Virus

National Vaccination Day 2021: Amid The COVID-19 Vaccination Drive, Several Ministers Urge Twitterati To Get Inoculated Against The Virus
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National Vaccination Day 2021 is significant as India has started its biggest vaccination drive, the COVID-19 immunisation programme, which has already crossed 3 crore mark
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Amid The COVID-19 Crisis, Grow-Trees.Com Planted 26 Lakh Trees And Created Jobs

Amid The COVID-19 Crisis, Grow-Trees.Com Planted 26 Lakh Trees And Created Jobs
The organisation Grow-Trees.com planted about 26 lakh trees and provided employment opportunities amid the reverse migration during the COVID-19 pandemic in India
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Women's Day 2021: Adolescent Girls In Varanasi Slums Overcome Lack Of Sanitary Pads During COVID-19 lockdown 

Women's Day 2021: Adolescent Girls In Varanasi Slums Overcome Lack Of Sanitary Pads During COVID-19 lockdown 
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Varanasi’s Diksha and Deepika risked their health to ensure every girl in their community has access to menstrual hygiene during the COVID-19 lockdown
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Women Empowering Women: Here’s How Jeevika Initiative Changed The Life Of Bihar’s Pawan Rekha Devi And Her Family

Women Empowering Women: Here’s How Jeevika Initiative Changed The Life Of Bihar’s Pawan Rekha Devi And Her Family
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Bihar’s Pawan Rekha Devi broke the shackles of orthodoxy and welcomed a new era of health and well being for her children
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Women's Day 2021: "I Have Never Owned Underpants, So How Could I Use A Sanitary Pad?"

Women's Day 2021:
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Owing to their on ground work in Uttarakhand, NGO SheWings realised that the major barrier faced by women in accessing menstrual hygiene products, is not having undergarments
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COVID-19 Explained: Here’s How You Can Register For The COVID-19 Vaccine On The CoWIN Portal

COVID-19 Explained: Here’s How You Can Register For The COVID-19 Vaccine On The CoWIN Portal
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People above 60 and those over 45 with comorbidities began getting their vaccines from March 1 in the second phase of vaccination drive, that is estimated to run for six weeks
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Who All Above The Age Of 45 Are Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine? Here’s All You Need To Know

Who All Above The Age Of 45 Are Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine? Here’s All You Need To Know
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Those above 45 years of age will require a signed medical certificate, which will attest to the severity of their illness in order for the to qualify to get the COVID-19 vaccine in this phase
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In A First For The State, Tripura Gets A 680-Metre Road Made Of Plastic Waste

In A First For The State, Tripura Gets A 680-Metre Road Made Of Plastic Waste
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In order to recycle plastics, Tripura has built a road made of plastic waste as a pilot project
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"COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Us An Important Lesson," Says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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The Budget allocation for the Health sector was increased to Rs 2,23,846 crore in 2021-22, as against this year's Rs 94,452 crore
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New COVID Strains And An Impending Lockdown: Maharashtra’s Latest COVID-19 Crisis 

New COVID Strains And An Impending Lockdown: Maharashtra’s Latest COVID-19 Crisis 
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Maharashtra has reported a sharp spike for the eighth straight day with over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, while Mumbai reported 721 new cases. Authorities may be imposing another lockdown in the state if the situation continued to worsen
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West Bengal Plans To Feed Nutritious Meals To Underprivileged In The State At Just Rs 5

West Bengal Plans To Feed Nutritious Meals To Underprivileged In The State At Just Rs 5
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Under West Bengal’s Maa scheme, the beneficiaries can avail a platter of nutritious meal which will include rice, dal, a vegetable dish and egg curry for Rs. 5
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How Long Does The COVID-19 Survive on Various Surfaces? A New Study Decodes

How Long Does The COVID-19 Survive on Various Surfaces? A New Study Decodes
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The study suggests that seats in public places, such as parks, shopping malls, restaurants, and railway or airport waiting halls, could be covered with cloth to reduce the risk of disease spread
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Coronavirus Explained: How Does COVID-19 Impact Children And How Can They Be Kept Safe?

Coronavirus Explained: How Does COVID-19 Impact Children And How Can They Be Kept Safe?
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World Health Organisation’s COVID-19 Technical Lead Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, explains how the pandemic has affected children and how they can be protected from the coronavirus 
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