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Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

COVID Fighters: “Personal Protection Gear Is My Second Skin Now,” Says A Doctor Six Months Into Fighting The Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID Fighters: “Personal Protection Gear Is My Second Skin Now,” Says A Doctor Six Months Into Fighting The Coronavirus Pandemic
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Dr. Shruti Tandan, Consultant Critical Care Medicine at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai talks about fighting the pandemic from the frontline and shares the challenges and learnings
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Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Broken System Of Bio-medical Waste Management; Experts Discuss The Issue And Solutions

Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Broken System Of Bio-medical Waste Management; Experts Discuss The Issue And Solutions
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According to a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report, India generates about 101 Metric Tonnes per day (MT/day) of COVID-19 related bio-medical waste
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National Nutrition Week: What Is NOVA Classification Of Food And How It Can Help In Making An Informed Choice?

National Nutrition Week: What Is NOVA Classification Of Food And How It Can Help In Making An Informed Choice?
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National Nutrition Week 2020 India: Public interest groups call to adopt NOVA (means new) classification of foods to reduce the consumption of unhealthy ultra-processed foods
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40-year-old COVID Warrior From Kolkata Believes We Can Win COVID-19 Battle By Taking Precautions

40-year-old COVID Warrior From Kolkata Believes We Can Win COVID-19 Battle By Taking Precautions
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Dr Kundan Chaurasia, working as a medicine specialist in a COVID ward at Peerless Hospital, Kolkata, gives us a peek into the tough life of a COVID warrior
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Food Safety Authority Promotes Healthy Eating Habits And Food Sustainability Through A District Level Competition

Food Safety Authority Promotes Healthy Eating Habits And Food Sustainability Through A District Level Competition
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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has started ‘Eat Right Challenge’ a competition for districts and cities across the country with an aim to encourage people to make more nutritious choices in food consumption and district/city authorities to promote local food and reduce the use of chemicals in food production
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“The Goal Of National Nutrition Week Is To Create A Healthy Nation,” Says Dr Harsh Vardhan As He Urges Everyone To Eat Right

“The Goal Of National Nutrition Week Is To Create A Healthy Nation,” Says Dr Harsh Vardhan As He Urges Everyone To Eat Right
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On the occasion of National Nutritional Week (September 1 - 7), the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan urges everyone to take a pledge to eat right and make nutrition the the main theme of their life
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Gujarat NGO Helps Distressed Families Grow Kitchen Gardens During COVID-19 Pandemic To Improve Their Nutritional Well-Being

Gujarat NGO Helps Distressed Families Grow Kitchen Gardens During COVID-19 Pandemic To Improve Their Nutritional Well-Being
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National Nutrition Week 2020 India: Gujarat based NGO Utthan has helped over 2,500 women in rural areas of Gujarat in setting up ‘emergency kitchen gardens’ in and around their house with an aim to provide nutrition security to over one lakh families as each woman growing vegetables shares the produce with three other families
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National Nutrition Week 2020: How These Initiatives Are Helping India Eat Nutritious Food Amid Coronavirus Crisis

National Nutrition Week 2020: How These Initiatives Are Helping India Eat Nutritious Food Amid Coronavirus Crisis
As India marks nutrition week from September 1 to 7, we meet the warriors who are helping by providing free healthy meals to the vulnerable people of the society during the coronavirus pandemic
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COVID-19 Outbreak: Union Ministers, Chief Ministers And Other Leaders Who Have Tested Positive For Novel Coronavirus

COVID-19 Outbreak: Union Ministers, Chief Ministers And Other Leaders Who Have Tested Positive For Novel Coronavirus
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Several political leaders across the country have tested COVID-19 positive, here are the details
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COVID-19 Outbreak Explained: What Is Coronavirus Mutation And What Are The Dangers?

COVID-19 Outbreak Explained: What Is Coronavirus Mutation And What Are The Dangers?
As the coronavirus causing COVID-19 mutates, experts explain what is mutation and its likely impact
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Chair Of British Medical Body Suggests Redoubling Efforts And Preventing The Spread of COVID Until Vaccine Is Found

Chair Of British Medical Body Suggests Redoubling Efforts And Preventing The Spread of COVID Until Vaccine Is Found
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In an interview with NDTV, Dr Chaand Nagpaul, Chair of the British Medical Association Council spoke about the development of a vaccine against coronavirus, usage of drugs in treating COVID-19 and the way forward
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Fight Against COVID-19: Five Ways To Limit Potential Exposure To Coronavirus At Indoor Public Spaces

Fight Against COVID-19: Five Ways To Limit Potential Exposure To Coronavirus At Indoor Public Spaces
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According to experts, people need to employ a two-pronged approach to avoid catching coronavirus indoors – adopt measures to prevent exposure to the virus through physical contact and via aerosols
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Meet ‘Zafira’, A Humanoid Robot That Ensures You Follow COVID-19 Precautionary Measures At Public Places

Meet ‘Zafira’, A Humanoid Robot That Ensures You Follow COVID-19 Precautionary Measures At Public Places
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Zafira, a robot in the form of a human performs thermal screening and alerts if a person is not following COVID guidelines and dispenses hand sanitiser
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Maharashtra’s Cleanliness Hat-trick, Secures Most Awards For Third Year In A Row

Swachh Survekshan 2020: Maharashtra’s Cleanliness Hat-trick, Secures Most Awards For Third Year In A Row
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Along with being the second-cleanest state in the country, Maharashtra’s 20 urban local bodies made their way to the country’s 25 cleanest cities
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