Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

The All New Period Emoji Wants To Inspire Women And Girls To Talk Menstruation Freely

The All New Period Emoji Wants To Inspire Women And Girls To Talk Menstruation Freely
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The idea of a period emoji was conceived by the UK based non-profit Plan Action, who ran a survey in 2017 in UK to find that shame and stigma still hinder conversations on menstruation
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On Children's Day Schools Shut Due To Worsening Air Pollution; Social Media Reacts

On Children's Day Schools Shut Due To Worsening Air Pollution; Social Media Reacts
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People on social media did not hold back in expressing their views on the irony of schools being shut due to air pollution in Delhi and surrounding areas on Children’s Day
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Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest Small States, Goa Sees Significant Rise In Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases

Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest Small States, Goa  Sees Significant Rise In Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases
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Even though Goa saw a decline in infant mortality and improvement in malnutrition related indicators, the state still needs to work towards managing diarrhoea and anaemia cases
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Swasth Report Card: Bihar Remains As One Of The Worst Performing States In Health Indicators

Swasth Report Card: Bihar Remains As One Of The Worst Performing States In Health Indicators
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Even though Bihar has seen improvement in most health indicators, it remains one of the worst performing states as per Niti Aayog’s health index report; here’s a quick look at the state’s performance under different health parameters
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Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest States Of India, There Are Two Sides To Tamil Nadu’s Health Story

Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest States Of India, There Are Two Sides To Tamil Nadu’s Health Story
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One of the healthiest state of the country, Tamil Nadu saw a decline in its performance as per the government’s think-tank Niti Ayog’s health index report, slipping from third rank to ninth rank, here are some quick status of a some health parameters of the state
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Banega Swasth India: Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The Crisis Of Malnutrition In India

Banega Swasth India: Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The Crisis Of Malnutrition In India
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Various reports published over the last one month – Global Hunger Index, UNICEF’S State Of the World’s Children – among others, have highlighted the crisis of Malnutrition in India
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A Bengaluru Startup Is Saving Lives Of Newborns With A Temperature Monitoring Device

A Bengaluru Startup Is Saving Lives Of Newborns With A Temperature Monitoring Device
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Ratul Narain from Bempu Health’s innovation is a tiny bracelet for newborns that monitors their body temperature constantly and helps prevent Hypothermia
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Even Though India Sees Improvement In Most Health Indicators, Is The Vision Of Swasth India Still A Distant Dream? 

Even Though India Sees Improvement In Most Health Indicators, Is The Vision Of Swasth India Still A Distant Dream? 
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India continues to perform poorly in various international health index reports by recording most malnutrition and anaemia cases and deaths, here is the Swasth report of the country 
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Swasth Report Card: Uttarakhand Drops In Health Index Rankings As The State Performs ‘Poorly’ In Most Indicators

Swasth Report Card: Uttarakhand Drops In Health Index Rankings As The State Performs ‘Poorly’ In Most Indicators
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With the central government think-tank Niti Ayog reporting a deterioration in Uttarakhand’s health performance in the last two years, here is a quick look at the health parameters of the Himalayan state
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Swasth Report of Madhya Pradesh: Mortality Rates And Most Malnutrition Parameters Show A Downward Trend

Swasth Report of Madhya Pradesh: Mortality Rates And Most Malnutrition Parameters Show A Downward Trend
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One of the unhealthiest state of the country, Madhya Pradesh despite improvements is failing to keep pace with the overall country’s performance in reducing mortality, malnutrition and anaemia among children
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Swasth Report Of Haryana: The State Lags Behind Despite A Drop In Malnutrition, As Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases Rise

Swasth Report Of Haryana: The State Lags Behind Despite A Drop In Malnutrition, As Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases Rise
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Haryana was named as one of the best incremental performing states in Niti Aayog’s Health index report however the state’s performance in National Health and Family Survey 4 shows that it needs to work on bringing down instances of Anaemia and Diarrhoea cases
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Malnutrition: Now Schools To Have Nutrition Gardens To Educate Children About Nutritious Food

Malnutrition: Now Schools To Have Nutrition Gardens To Educate Children About Nutritious Food
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The proposed Nutrition Garden in schools would help in addressing issues such as malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies among school children, says Ministry of Human Resource Development
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Global Hunger Index 2019 Highlights The Crisis Of Wasting And Stunting Among The Children In India

Global Hunger Index 2019 Highlights The Crisis Of Wasting And Stunting Among The Children In India
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The Global Hunger Index report 2019 ranks India at 102 out of 117 countries and states that it has the highest wasting rate of any country ‘for which data or estimates were available’
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Global Handwashing Day 2019: A Lucknow Based Madrasa Has Benefits Of Handwashing In Its Curriculum

Global Handwashing Day 2019: A Lucknow Based Madrasa Has Benefits Of Handwashing In Its Curriculum
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Lucknow’s Sheikhul Alam Madarsa has introduced a hand wash curriculum developed by Dettol India to inculcate hygienic practices among children
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