Posts by: Barkha Mathur

Barkha Mathur

Third Wave Of COVID-19 Likely To Attack Children, Vaccinate The Parents Quickly: Dr Devi Shetty Of Narayana Health

Third Wave Of COVID-19 Likely To Attack Children, Vaccinate The Parents Quickly: Dr Devi Shetty Of Narayana Health
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According to Dr Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Health, it is imperative that the country starts preparing for the shielding children from the next wave of COVID-19 as the virus is predominantly likely to target them since most adults may already be infected or immunised by then
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Sputnik V, The Third Approved COVID-19 Vaccine Launched In India, To Cost Rs.995.4 Per Shot

Sputnik V, The Third Approved COVID-19 Vaccine Launched In India, To Cost Rs.995.4 Per Shot
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Sputnik V, developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute which has been proved to be 91.6 per cent effective against COVID-19 has been launched in the country by Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited
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COVID-19 Crisis: ‘Oxygen Langar’ At This Ghaziabad Gurdwara Has Helped Save Lives

COVID-19 Crisis: ‘Oxygen Langar’ At This Ghaziabad Gurdwara Has Helped Save Lives
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COVID-19 patients with low oxygen saturation can go to Shri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara in Ghaziabad’s Indirapuram and use the cylinders available there till their oxygen levels normalise
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International Nurses Day 2021: What Is It Like To Be A Nurse In Times Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

International Nurses Day 2021: What Is It Like To Be A Nurse In Times Of The COVID-19 Pandemic
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Nurses have been fighting the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic from the frontline and now as the country grapples with the even more dangerous second wave, they continue to serve not only as backbone of the healthcare system but also as a pillar of emotional strength for patients and their families
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Actor Jacqueline Fernandez Distributes Meals To The Needy In Mumbai Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez Distributes Meals To The Needy In Mumbai Amid COVID-19 Crisis
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Together with an NGO called the Roti Bank Foundation, actor Jacqueline Fernandez will be providing one lakh meals this month to those who are distressed during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Cricketers Yusuf Pathan And Irfan Pathan's Cricket Academy Provides Free Meals To COVID-Hit People In South Delhi

Cricketers Yusuf Pathan And Irfan Pathan's Cricket Academy Provides Free Meals To COVID-Hit People In South Delhi
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Amid the unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases, Cricketers Yusuf Pathan And Irfan Pathan are providing free meals to the patients fighting the disease and recovering at home in the South Delhi area
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World Hand Hygiene Day: WHO Expert Answers Questions About The Link Between Clean Hands And Health

World Hand Hygiene Day: WHO Expert Answers Questions About The Link Between Clean Hands And Health
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Professor Benedetta Allegranzi, Technical Lead, Infection prevention and control (IPC) department, WHO answers some common questions around hand hygiene and how clean hands can save lives
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Wash Your Hands Regularly And Prevent These Diseases From Spreading

Wash Your Hands Regularly And Prevent These Diseases From Spreading
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According to the World Health Organisation, maintaining hand hygiene is one of the effective ways in preventing diseases like COVID-19, common cold, diarrhoea among others
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World Hand Hygiene Day: The Day Dedicated To The Importance Of Hand Hygiene In Health Care And To Remind That Clean Hands Save Lives

World Hand Hygiene Day: The Day Dedicated To The Importance Of Hand Hygiene In Health Care And To Remind That Clean Hands Save Lives
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May 5 is celebrated as World Hand Hygiene Day with an aim to promote the need for proper handwashing to health workers around the world and to bring people together in support of hand hygiene improvement globally
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Here Is How Gurugram Based NGO Hemkunt Foundation Fighting COVID-19 At The Forefront And Rescuing Patients In Need Of Oxygen

Here Is How Gurugram Based NGO Hemkunt Foundation Fighting COVID-19 At The Forefront And Rescuing Patients In Need Of Oxygen
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Amidst the COVID-19 crisis facing the country, Hemkunt Foundation is providing oxygen cylinders for free to numerous critical patients across the National Capital Region
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‘The Early Years- A Window of Opportunity’: A Photo And Art Exhibition That Highlights The Importance Of First 1,000 Days Of A Child’s Life

‘The Early Years- A Window of Opportunity’: A Photo And Art Exhibition That Highlights The Importance Of First 1,000 Days Of A Child’s Life
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According to experts, care and nutrition received by the mother and her child during the first 1,000 days (from conception to the second birthday of the child) can play a vital role in shaping a healthier future. Virtual exhibition ‘The Early Years: A Window of Opportunity’ aims to raise awareness about this critical period through photos and art
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Discrimination And Barriers Make Access To Quality Healthcare A Challenge For Many Transgenders

Discrimination And Barriers Make Access To Quality Healthcare A Challenge For Many Transgenders
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Transgender individuals have specific healthcare needs; however, they face multiple obstacles to accessing quality health care ranging from social stigma and discrimination to lack of awareness and inferior services
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Coronavirus Crisis: Cricketers Urge Fans To Follow Guidelines On COVID-19 And Stay Safe Amid The Surging Cases

Coronavirus Crisis: Cricketers Urge Fans To Follow Guidelines On COVID-19 And Stay Safe Amid The Surging Cases
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Cricketers took to social media to urge their fans to not become complacent and contribute in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in every way possible
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World Immunisation Week: Google Doodle Says Thank You To Public Health Workers And Researchers Amid Covid-19 Crisis

World Immunisation Week: Google Doodle Says Thank You To Public Health Workers And Researchers Amid Covid-19 Crisis
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Google in its unique way appreciated and thanked the frontline workers and researchers to mark the ongoing World Immunisation Week
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