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How Haryana Is Fighting Anaemia And Improving Its Score Under Anaemia Mukt Bharat Campaign

How Haryana Is Fighting Anaemia And Improving Its Score Under Anaemia Mukt Bharat Campaign
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According to Haryana government, the state has three roadblocks in its fight against anaemia – dietary habits, patrilineal society and poor health seeking behavior
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As The Prospects Of COVID-19 Vaccines Get Closer To Reality, Is India Equipped To Import, Distribute, Administer Millions Of Doses?

As The Prospects Of COVID-19 Vaccines Get Closer To Reality, Is India Equipped To Import, Distribute, Administer Millions Of Doses?
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With vaccines in the advance stages of development showing encouraging results raising hopes of billions of people as a way back to normalcy, the question arises, is India ready with the required logistics to immunise its citizens
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COVID-19: Oxford Vaccine Can Reduce Transmission From Asymptomatic People, Says Professor Adrian Hill Who Is Overseeing The Trials

COVID-19: Oxford Vaccine Can Reduce Transmission From Asymptomatic People, Says Professor Adrian Hill Who Is Overseeing The Trials
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The COVID-19 vaccine candidate being developed by Oxford University in collaboration with pharma company AstraZeneca is made from a weakened version of a common cold virus from chimpanzees and does not need to be stored at very cold temperatures
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COVID-19 Testing: Here’s All You Need To Know About Indigenously Developed Coronavirus Paper Strip Test ‘FELUDA’

COVID-19 Testing: Here’s All You Need To Know About Indigenously Developed Coronavirus Paper Strip Test ‘FELUDA’
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The FELUDA COVID-19 test which resembles a home pregnancy paper-strip test uses advanced technology to identify and target the genetic material of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in less than one hour
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Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows 70 Per Cent Efficacy, Produces Strong Immune Response Among Elderlies

Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows 70 Per Cent Efficacy, Produces Strong Immune Response Among Elderlies
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Interim trial data from Phase 3 trials of Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate, ChAdOx1 nCoV-2019, shows the vaccine is 70.4 per cent effective at preventing COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)
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Under Its ‘Health Cannot Wait’ Campaign, NGO Smile Foundation Is Promoting Hygiene And Sanitation Amid COVID-19

Under Its ‘Health Cannot Wait’ Campaign, NGO Smile Foundation Is Promoting Hygiene And Sanitation Amid COVID-19
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NGO Smile Foundation has distributed over 1.5 lakh hygiene kits to ensure that along with awareness, vulnerable families also have access to basic hygiene care
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World Toilet Day 2020: Next Biggest Challenge For India Is To Sustain The ODF Tag, Says Experts

World Toilet Day 2020: Next Biggest Challenge For India Is To Sustain The ODF Tag, Says Experts
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World Toilet Day 2020: What is the way forward for India beyond the open defecation free (ODF) tag, experts say an urgent need to focus on waste management
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This Work Has Given Me An Identity: Shalini, A Transgender And A Caretaker Of Community Toilets In A Telangana Locality

This Work Has Given Me An Identity: Shalini, A Transgender And A Caretaker Of Community Toilets In A Telangana Locality
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As India celebrates World Toilet Day on November 19, it is important to recognise – the struggles of sanitation workers and appreciate their crucial role in improving sanitation and hygiene, NDTV speaks with one such champion of sanitation - 34-year-old Shalini
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World Toilet Day 2020: The Need For Sustainable Sanitation And Impact Of Climate Change

World Toilet Day 2020: The Need For Sustainable Sanitation And Impact Of Climate Change
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World Toilet Day 2020 calls to make sanitation systems resilient and sustainable as climate change gets worse
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5 Toilet Technologies Best Suited For Waste Management Locally

5 Toilet Technologies Best Suited For Waste Management Locally
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World Toilet Day 2020: Following five technologies can solve both the problems – sanitation and waste management and achieve the goal of open defecation free plus and ODF plus plus under Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0
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Eco-friendly Toilets Can Eradicate Open Defecation And Help Manage Waste Effectively

Eco-friendly Toilets Can Eradicate Open Defecation And Help Manage Waste Effectively
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World Toilet Day 2020: Twin leach pit, toilet technology promoted by the government to eradicate open defecation and manage waste, is not suitable for high water table, flood prone, and rocky areas. Here are the two other technologies that one can adopt
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World Toilet Day 2020: Meet 55-Year-Old WASH Warrior From Trichy Who Built Over 6 Lakh Toilets In Last 33 Years

World Toilet Day 2020: Meet 55-Year-Old WASH Warrior From Trichy Who Built Over 6 Lakh Toilets In Last 33 Years
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World Toilet Day 2020: 55-year-old S. Damodaran founded NGO Gramalya in 1987 that helped in the implementation of all sanitation programmes of central government, from the Central Rural Sanitation Programme in the mid-80s to the Swachh Bharat Mission, in Southern states of the country
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Promoted Under The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, A User Assesses The 'Twin Pit' Toilet Technology

Promoted Under The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, A User Assesses The 'Twin Pit' Toilet Technology
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World Toilet Day 2020: Under the Swachh Bharat Mission - Gramin, the government promoted the construction of twin pit toilets and even provided subsidy, but does this toilet technology live up to its promise?
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World Toilet Day 2020: Building Toilets Doesn’t Mean Total Sanitation, There Are Many Goals India Needs To Meet, Says Expert From Centre For Science and Environment

World Toilet Day 2020: Building Toilets Doesn’t Mean Total Sanitation, There Are Many Goals India Needs To Meet, Says Expert From Centre For Science and Environment
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As India gears up for World Toilet Day with the theme Sustainable Sanitation and Climate Change, NDTV speaks with Dr Suresh Kumar Rohilla, Programme Director - Water Programme, Centre for Science and Environment to know what is the status of sanitation in India and what the country should focus next
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