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National Nutrition Month: How SuPoshan Sanginis Are Spreading The Idea Of Nutrition And Supporting POSHAN Abhiyaan

National Nutrition Month: How SuPoshan Sanginis Are Spreading The Idea Of Nutrition And Supporting POSHAN Abhiyaan
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SuPoshan Sanginis are women volunteers who support Anganwadi and ASHA workers. Their main role is to identify malnourished children, anaemic girls and women and support them through nutrition plan
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COVID Fighters: Meet Agnes, A Head Nurse From Mumbai Who Is Posted In A COVID-19 Dedicated Hospital

COVID Fighters: Meet Agnes, A Head Nurse From Mumbai Who Is Posted In A COVID-19 Dedicated Hospital
Drawing from her 27-years of experience as a nurse, Ms Agnes who was made in-charge of setting up the COVID-19 ward in Sevenhills Hospital in Mumbai groomed the entire team of nurses for their COVID duty
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Expert View: Five Reasons Why You Should Care About Biodiversity Loss

Expert View: Five Reasons Why You Should Care About Biodiversity Loss
Biodiversity is the variety of life and is fundamental to human existence; however, the planet is facing a loss in biodiversity. Experts highlight five things that should bother you about biodiversity loss
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National Nutrition Month: Akshaya Patra Foundation Is Improving Nutritional Quality Of Mid-day Meals Through Fortification

National Nutrition Month: Akshaya Patra Foundation Is Improving Nutritional Quality Of Mid-day Meals Through Fortification
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In 2016, the Akshaya Patra Foundation introduced fortified rice in meals provided under mid-day meal scheme in Gujarat and Karnataka and recorded significant improvement in malnourishment levels among children
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From A Care Giver To A Care Seeker: A COVID Warrior Who Is Back On Frontlines After Defeating COVID-19

From A Care Giver To A Care Seeker: A COVID Warrior Who Is Back On Frontlines After Defeating COVID-19
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Dr Prashant Borade started with COVID-19 patients in critical care in March and contracted COVID-19 in the line of duty in June but now he is back to treating patients
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Increasing Caseload Among The Young, Makes Punjab's Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic Tough

Increasing Caseload Among The Young, Makes Punjab's Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic Tough
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According to the Department of Health and Family Welfare of Punjab, about 74 per cent of COVID-19 cases are among the people below 50 years of age and this is majorly because there is a lack of adherence to preventive measures like wearing masks and following social distancing among the people
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One Of The Puzzles Of COVID-19 Is The Large Proportion Of People Who Are Asymptomatic: Dr Vincent Rajkumar Of Blood Cancer Journal

One Of The Puzzles Of COVID-19 Is The Large Proportion Of People Who Are Asymptomatic: Dr Vincent Rajkumar Of Blood Cancer Journal
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While most COVID-19 cases in India remain asymptomatic, here’s what Dr Vincent Rajkumar, editor-in-chief of Blood Cancer Journal thinks about the prevalence of asymptomatic coronavirus patients in India
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Both Frontline Warriors, This Couple Miss Spending Time With Daughter As They Battle With COVID-19 Pandemic

Both Frontline Warriors, This Couple Miss Spending Time With Daughter As They Battle With COVID-19 Pandemic
Mintu Kalita, a staff nurse at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital along with her husband Mridul Deka, a pharmacist at COVID Super Specialty Hospital, Guwahati, has been fighting COVID-19 pandemic from the frontline since March
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Coronavirus Explainer: What Is COVAX Initiative?

Coronavirus Explainer: What Is COVAX Initiative?
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COVAX initiative aims to ensure global access to vaccines against the novel coronavirus by helping buy and distribute vaccination shots fairly around the world
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POSHAN Maah 2020: Food Safety Regulator Bans Selling Of Junk Food To Schoolchildren To Inculcate The Habit Of Healthy Eating

POSHAN Maah 2020: Food Safety Regulator Bans Selling Of Junk Food To Schoolchildren To Inculcate The Habit Of Healthy Eating
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According to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s new regulations, food items that are high in saturated fat or trans-fat or added sugar or sodium like chips, burgers, soft drinks cannot be sold in canteens and within 50 metres of the premises schools and other educational institutions
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‘Please Wear Mask Properly And Help Fight COVID-19’, Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's New Artwork

‘Please Wear Mask Properly And Help Fight COVID-19’, Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's New Artwork
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Internationally renowned sand artist, Sudarshan Pattnaik creates a new artwork to raise awareness about how to wear a mask properly
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Nine Months Into The COVID-19 Pandemic, Which Vaccine Candidates Are In The Final Stages Of Trial? 

Nine Months Into The COVID-19 Pandemic, Which Vaccine Candidates Are In The Final Stages Of Trial? 
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The novel coronavirus has claimed more than 9 lakh lives across the globe, here’s the status of the vaccines that are leading the race
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Poshan Maah 2020: Why Protecting Health And Nutrition Rights Of Children During COVID-19 Is Important For India, Experts Speak

Poshan Maah 2020: Why Protecting Health And Nutrition Rights Of Children During COVID-19 Is Important For India, Experts Speak
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India’s nutrition levels were not at its best shape much before coronavirus crisis hit and the pandemic has worsened the situation, experts discuss on ground realties and solutions
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Coronavirus Explained: What Are The Phases In The Clinical Trials Of The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Coronavirus Explained: What Are The Phases In The Clinical Trials Of The COVID-19 Vaccine?
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The world awaits a safe and effective vaccine that can help put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, here are the different phases of clinical trials the vaccine has to clear before being available for public use
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