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Universal Health Coverage In India Is Still A Long Way To Go, Say Experts

Universal Health Coverage In India Is Still A Long Way To Go, Say Experts
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According to experts, Universal Health Coverage requires adequate healthcare financing and human resources to provide financial protection to the underprivileged by covering their medicine, diagnostics, and service costs
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World Health Day 2021: It’s Time To Make Health A Top Priority

World Health Day 2021: It’s Time To Make Health A Top Priority
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As the world marks April 7 as World Health Day 2021 with a theme ‘Building A Fairer, Healthier World for Everyone’, here’s a look at some of the health indicators and challenges facing India to fulfil its health for all goal
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World Health Day 2021, The Day Dedicated To Building A Fairer, Healthier World For Everyone

World Health Day 2021, The Day Dedicated To Building A Fairer, Healthier World For Everyone
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Here’s a quick lowdown on the importance and theme for April 7, which is marked as World Health Day
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Asia-Pacific Region May Meet Only 9 Of The 104 Targets Of Sustainable Development Goals By 2030: UN Report

Asia-Pacific Region May Meet Only 9 Of The 104 Targets Of Sustainable Development Goals By 2030: UN Report
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There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals that are targeted to be achieved by 2030 but, according to the report of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific on the progress of SDGs, the region may not even achieve 10 per cent of these goals in the decided timeframe
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India Has Already Witnessed Multiple Big Forest Fires This Year: Here Is All You Need To Know About Wildfires

India Has Already Witnessed Multiple Big Forest Fires This Year: Here Is All You Need To Know About Wildfires
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Apart from natural causes like lightning strikes and heat of the Sun, uncontrollable forest fire disasters are also caused by manmade factors like carelessness, poaching, erratic methods of gathering forest produce and lack of fire safety, say experts
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National Vaccination Day 2021: Amid The COVID-19 Vaccination Drive, Several Ministers Urge Twitterati To Get Inoculated Against The Virus

National Vaccination Day 2021: Amid The COVID-19 Vaccination Drive, Several Ministers Urge Twitterati To Get Inoculated Against The Virus
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National Vaccination Day 2021 is significant as India has started its biggest vaccination drive, the COVID-19 immunisation programme, which has already crossed 3 crore mark
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Amid The COVID-19 Crisis, Grow-Trees.Com Planted 26 Lakh Trees And Created Jobs

Amid The COVID-19 Crisis, Grow-Trees.Com Planted 26 Lakh Trees And Created Jobs
The organisation Grow-Trees.com planted about 26 lakh trees and provided employment opportunities amid the reverse migration during the COVID-19 pandemic in India
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Rising Coronavirus Cases: India May Be Heading For A Second Wave Of COVID-19, Says Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS

Rising Coronavirus Cases:  India May Be Heading For A Second Wave Of COVID-19, Says Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS
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Over the past few weeks, there has been a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country which now indicates that the country maybe facing another wave of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director of the AIIMS
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One Year After WHO Declared COVID-19 A Global Pandemic, The World Continues To Be Under The Threat Of Coronavirus Variants

One Year After WHO Declared COVID-19 A Global Pandemic, The World Continues To Be Under The Threat Of Coronavirus Variants
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According to experts, during the one year of COVID-19 outbreak being declared a global pandemic, people around the world including scientists, healthworkers, policy makers and citizens have learnt a lot about the novel coronavirus including ways to prevent the transmission and developing effective vaccines against it
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A Victim Of Poverty Herself, Ishrat Bano, An Anganwadi Worker In Jaipur Is Committed Towards Welfare Of Children In Her Area

A Victim Of Poverty Herself, Ishrat Bano, An Anganwadi Worker In Jaipur Is Committed Towards Welfare Of Children In Her Area
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For 38-year-old Anganwadi worker Ishrat Bano, the mission is to contribute to the welfare of children in the Idgah Kachi Basti, a slum area in Jaipur, Rajsathan
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The Unsung Heroes Of India's Primary Healthcare The Anganwadi Workers And ASHAs

The Unsung Heroes Of India's Primary Healthcare The Anganwadi Workers And ASHAs
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On this International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate the army of women working relentlessly on the frontlines as Anganwadi workers and ASHA workers to ensure that health and nutrition support reach the children and women of the country
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COVID-19 Pandemic Impact On Women And Their Struggle To Feed Their Families

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact On Women And Their Struggle To Feed Their Families
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International Women's Day 2021: While the pandemic has impacted almost everybody, women, especially in marginalised rural communities have been hit harder and one of the biggest challenges faced by them during this unprecedented crisis has been ‘access to food’
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Women’s Day 2021: Into The Life Of Corona Warriors, Fighting The COVID-19 Pandemic Since The Start

Women’s Day 2021: Into The Life Of Corona Warriors, Fighting The COVID-19 Pandemic Since The Start
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International women’s day: NDTV spoke to three women Corona warriors, who have been on COVID-19 duty from as early as February, 2020. They share their work, challenges and learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic
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Women's Day 2021: Let's Talk Menstruation Say Girls In This Bihar Village

Women's Day 2021: Let's Talk Menstruation Say Girls In This Bihar Village
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International Women's Day 2021: In 2016, Population Foundation of India, a Delhi based non-profit organisation, launched a campaign in Darbhanga and Nawada district of Bihar to educate young adults about reproductive and sexual health which paved the way for menstrual hygiene in the district
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