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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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Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Sikhs Commemorate The 550th Birthday Of Guru Nanak Dev By Making The World Greener

Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Sikhs Commemorate The 550th Birthday Of Guru Nanak Dev By Making The World Greener
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Gurpurab di lakh-lakh vadaiyaan! On the auspicious occasion of 550 birth anniversary of Guru Nank Dev, we appreciate the tree-plantation efforts that Sikhs have undertaken globally at a massive scale to fight the rising air pollution and contribute to a healthy and sustainable future
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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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In Delhi, 27 Deaths Per Day Caused Due To Respiratory Diseases, Aggravated By Air Pollution In 2017: Report

In Delhi, 27 Deaths Per Day Caused Due To Respiratory Diseases, Aggravated By Air Pollution In 2017: Report
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A report by Mumbai based NGO Praja ‘The State of Health in Delhi’ highlights air and water pollution are posing serious health issues in the national capital region
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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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Investing In Nutrition Is Critical For Economic Growth Of India: Basanta Kar, Nutrition Leadership 2019 Awardee

Investing In Nutrition Is Critical For Economic Growth Of India: Basanta Kar, Nutrition Leadership 2019 Awardee
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Winner of the prestigious Sight and Life Nutrition Leadership Award 2019, Basanta Kumar Kar says that improving the status of nutrition among people can empower them and will have a positive impact on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country
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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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Mumbai Battling With The Problem Of Undernutrition And Malnutrition Among Children: Report

Mumbai Battling With The Problem Of Undernutrition And Malnutrition Among Children: Report
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A report by NGO Praja ‘State of Health Of Children In Anganwadis and Municipal Schools’ in Mumbai highlighted few disturbing trends about malnutrition and undernutrition in the city
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People Join Hands Against Single-Use Plastic In Dehradun, Form A 50 Km Long Human Chain To Raise Awareness

People Join Hands Against Single-Use Plastic In Dehradun, Form A 50 Km Long Human Chain To Raise Awareness
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To curb the use of plastic, more than one lakh citizens of Dehradun made a 50-kilometre long human chain to spread awareness against single-use plastic and to encourage people to give up the use of polythene bags from their daily lives
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Universal Coverage Or Immunisation For All Is Still A Long Wait

Universal Coverage Or Immunisation For All Is Still A Long Wait
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According to UNICEF, immunisation is one of the most important preventive measures against infectious diseases which makes it a significant public health tool that helped India eradicate smallpox in 1970s and polio in 2014
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Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds

Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds
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To celebrate Chhath and prevent pollution of river Mahananda, local people and municipal body of Siliguri district of West Bengal built a number of artificial ponds for the rituals
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