Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention

Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention
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Here is a quick lowdown on West Bengal’s performance on vital health parameters and how the state’s healthcare has been able to perform well on some indicators and faces challenges across others
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An Easy To Use Vaccine Delivery Kit Aims To Improve Immunisation In Rural India

An Easy To Use Vaccine Delivery Kit Aims To Improve Immunisation In Rural India
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The government of India aims to achieve 90 per cent vaccination coverage among children below the age of two years and so in a bid to ease the task of immunisation for the field workers, Vihara Innovation Network has designed a vaccine delivery kit that can carry all the items required to administer vaccines in a simple and efficient manner
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Delhi Gets Its First Garbage Café Where Plastic Waste Can Be Exchanged For Meals

Delhi Gets Its First Garbage Café Where Plastic Waste Can Be Exchanged For Meals
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Delhi’s first garbage café opened its door in a restaurant in Vardhman Mall of Dwarka in South Delhi
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Bengaluru Takes On Open Urination By Installing Mirrors To Shame Offenders

Swachh Survekshan 2020: Bengaluru Takes On Open Urination By Installing Mirrors To Shame Offenders
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To stop open urination, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has come up with one of a kind ‘shame’ campaign under which huge mirrors have been placed at prominent open urination spots
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Forest Man of India: A Farmer From Assam Has Grown A Forest On Barren Land By Planting Trees For Last 40 Years

Forest Man of India: A Farmer From Assam Has Grown A Forest On Barren Land By Planting Trees For Last 40 Years
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This is a story of passion and perseverance, this is the story of the Padma Shree Awardee, Forest Man Of India - Jadav Molai Payeng, who has single handedly converted a barren land into a dense forest
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Thailand Kicks Off 2020 By Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags, Shoppers Come Up With Innovative Alternatives

Thailand Kicks Off 2020 By Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags, Shoppers Come Up With Innovative Alternatives
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Thai shopper’s innovative ways to tackle the plastic bag ban is winning hearts on social media
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Nutrition Expert Lauds The Gates Foundation And Government Partnership For Improving Public Health And Nutrition

Nutrition Expert Lauds The Gates Foundation And Government Partnership For Improving Public Health And Nutrition
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The Department of Health and Family Welfare (DOHFW) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) have signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) aimed at bettering the health status of the country
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Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?

Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?
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Odisha, one of India’s backward states which was once known for its starvation deaths has recently attained the tag of ‘Nutrition Champion’. As India marks National Nutrition Month, we look at the case study from Odisha to know what the state has done over the years to change its grim statistics
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India's Cleanest City For Fourth Time In A Row - Indore Earns ₹4 Crore Annually Through Proper Waste Management

India's Cleanest City For Fourth Time In A Row - Indore Earns ₹4 Crore Annually Through Proper Waste Management
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Indore Municipal Corporation after getting crowned as India’s cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time said that Indore has been earning about ₹4 crore annually by simply managing the city’s garbage in an effective way. Here’s what the city is doing right
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Swachh Warrior: A Surat-Based Couple Is Making Sanitary Pads Using This Unusual Biodegradable Material

Swachh Warrior: A Surat-Based Couple Is Making Sanitary Pads Using This Unusual Biodegradable Material
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Chirag and Hetal Virani from Surat are using one of the most common agro-waste in India as raw material to develop biodegradable sanitary napkins
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Ground Report: Why Are Plastic Bottle Crusher Machines Around Golden Temple Costing Rs 5 Lakh Each Remain Unused

Ground Report: Why Are Plastic Bottle Crusher Machines Around Golden Temple Costing Rs 5 Lakh Each Remain Unused
Under Amritsar’s Municipal Corporation Smart City initiative around 10 plastic bottle crusher machines on Heritage Street near Golden Temple were put up last year, each worth Rs 5 lakh, but till date, each of the machines remain untouched and unused, tourists, residents speak up
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Swasth Report Card: Karnataka Needs To Work On Tackling Malnutrition But Performs Better Than Kerala In Dealing With Anaemia

Swasth Report Card: Karnataka Needs To Work On Tackling Malnutrition But Performs Better Than Kerala In Dealing With Anaemia
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Karnataka shows huge progress in most of its health indicators – from reducing Infant Mortality Rate by 37.2 per cent, Under-Five Mortality Rate (U5MR) by 43.6 per cent and beating the records of India’s healthiest state – Kerala in reducing Anaemia, here’s Karnataka Health report card
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By Helping Offices, Events To Go Zero Waste, This 34-Year-Old From Mumbai Is Reducing Garbage Load On Landfills

By Helping Offices, Events To Go Zero Waste, This 34-Year-Old From Mumbai Is Reducing Garbage Load On Landfills
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Massive fire at Deonar landfill in Mumbai prompted 34-year-old Divya Ravichandran to try and understand India’s waste crisis and adopt ‘my waste is my responsibility’ mantra and eventually launch Skrap, a sustainability start-up
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A 72-Year-Old From Madurai Has A Solution To Tide Over The Crisis Of Clean Water

A 72-Year-Old From Madurai Has A Solution To Tide Over The Crisis Of Clean Water
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Meet 72-year-old N. Arunachalam from Madurai who along with his family is relying solely on recycled rainwater since 34 years
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