Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

Fight For Clean Air: A Padma Shri Awardee’s Innovation To Make Air Purifiers Affordable To Fight Air Pollution

Fight For Clean Air: A Padma Shri Awardee’s Innovation To Make Air Purifiers Affordable To Fight Air Pollution
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Dr K K Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India has a solution to battle with indoor air pollution which is potentially more dangerous than outdoor air pollution – low cost, homemade air purifier
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Iron Deficiency Day 2019: 5 Signs And Symptoms To Look Out For Iron Deficiency

Iron Deficiency Day 2019: 5 Signs And Symptoms To Look Out For Iron Deficiency
Though iron deficiency is usually diagnosed and confirmed through a medical test, but some of these common symptoms can help in early detection
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Iron Deficiency Day 2019: Why You Need To Take Iron Deficiency Seriously?

Iron Deficiency Day 2019: Why You Need To Take Iron Deficiency Seriously?
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November 26 is commemorated as Iron Deficiency Day, here’s all you need to know about how serious is the problem of iron deficiency – its causes, symptoms and how one can treat it
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Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi Lauds Scuba Drivers From Visakhapatnam Who Removed 4,000 Kilograms Of Plastic Waste From The Sea

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi Lauds Scuba Drivers From Visakhapatnam Who Removed 4,000 Kilograms Of Plastic Waste From The Sea
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails scuba divers from Visakhapatnam who initiated a clean-up drive on Mangamaripeta beach and managed to remove 4,000 kilograms of plastic waste
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Lok Sabha Speaker Urges MPs To Take The Lead And Give Up Single-Use Plastic

Lok Sabha Speaker Urges MPs To Take The Lead And Give Up Single-Use Plastic
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The Members of Parliament (MPs) were asked by Speaker Om Birla to take the pledge and give up single-use plastic items and set an example for others, within India and for the world at large
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Air Pollution May Affect Your Mental Well-Being: Experts

Air Pollution May Affect Your Mental Well-Being: Experts
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According to experts, exposure to high levels of air pollution can cause inflammation in the tissues and blood vessels which can lead to adverse psychological effects and can even plunge people into depression or make them impulsive
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WaterAid India’s Photo Exhibition Dives Into The Hidden World Of Sanitation Workers

WaterAid India’s Photo Exhibition Dives Into The Hidden World Of Sanitation Workers
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Through his lens CS Sharada Prasad, an engineer turned into social scientist researching on sanitation access in low and middle-income countries, has dived into the world of sanitation workers
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Kerala Government Bans Single-Use Plastic Products From The New Year

Kerala Government Bans Single-Use Plastic Products From The New Year
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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced the Kerala government's decision to ban single-use plastic items in the state from January 1, 2020. Here are all the details of what all plastic items are banned
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Swasth Report of Delhi: Wasting, Underweight And Anaemia Cases Increase In Capital, As Per National Family Health Survey

Swasth Report of Delhi: Wasting, Underweight And Anaemia Cases Increase In Capital, As Per National Family Health Survey
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From 2005-06 to 2015-16, anaemia cases among children (6-59 months) in Delhi increased by 2.7 per cent and among women (15-49 years) the upsurge was by a significant 10 per cent, while at an all India level anaemia cases saw an overall dip. That is just one parameter Delhi’s has other health woes to deal with
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Swasth Report Of Uttar Pradesh: India’s Most Populous State Grapples With Anaemia Among Women, Child Wasting And Diarrhoea

Swasth Report Of Uttar Pradesh:  India’s Most Populous State Grapples With Anaemia Among Women, Child Wasting And Diarrhoea
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From 2005-06 to 2015-16, the infant mortality rate and under-five mortality rate in Uttar Pradesh has dropped down by 12.32 per cent and 18.75 per cent respectively
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Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019: Here Are India’s Swachh Villages And Districts

Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019: Here Are India’s Swachh Villages And Districts
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On Tuesday (November 19), Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation announced the results of Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019 and awarded the top districts and villages of India on cleanliness quotient
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Deworming For Children In India: Here Are Five Things To Know

Deworming For Children In India: Here Are Five Things To Know
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Soil-Transmitted Helminths or Intestinal worm infections impact the health and nutritional status of a child in several ways, here’s all you need to know
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Climate Change Poses Serious Impact On Children’s Health, Says The New Lancet Report

Climate Change Poses Serious Impact On Children’s Health, Says The New Lancet Report
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As per the new Lancet report, climate change will not only increase the health risks for children, it is likely to impact the well-being of an entire generation unless immediate actions are taken
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Students In 10 Coastal States Clean 50 Beaches Under Centre’s Week Long Mass Clean Up Drive

Students In 10 Coastal States Clean 50 Beaches Under Centre’s Week Long Mass Clean Up Drive
For the on-going beach clean-up drive, the centre has directed district administration in 10 coastal states to ensure participation of at least 200 students from each district
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