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Global Handwashing Day 2019: All You Need to Know
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Global Handwashing Day 2019: All You Need to Know

As the world celebrates Global Handwashing Day on October 15, here is why handwashing is important and why a day is dedicated to promote it ...
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Global Handwashing Day 2019: Only 2 Out Of 10 Poor Households In India Use Soap, Survey
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Global Handwashing Day 2019: Only 2 Out Of 10 Poor Households In India Use Soap, Survey

Handwashing Day 2019: While almost all households in India (as high as 97% according to National Family Health Survey 4 – 2015-16) have washbasins, only richer and more educated households in urban areas use soap to wash hands ...
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Much Needs To Be Done On Health Front, Suggests Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey
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Much Needs To Be Done On Health Front, Suggests Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the result of the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey, conducted during 2016-18 in 30 states and Union Territories with technical support of the UNICEF ...
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This 29-Year-Old Engineer Developed A Portable Smart Device To Keep Mothers And Babies Safe Through Childbirth
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This 29-Year-Old Engineer Developed A Portable Smart Device To Keep Mothers And Babies Safe Through Childbirth

Technology must be used for providing affordable solutions for saving lives at places that lack proper medical facilities, says Arun Agarwal, developer of a low-cost portable device to monitor the unborn babies and mothers-to-be ...
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National Nutrition Mission Gets Major Impetus As Ministry Of Women And Child Development Pushes For Agri-Nutrition
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National Nutrition Mission Gets Major Impetus As Ministry Of Women And Child Development Pushes For Agri-Nutrition

The Women and Child Development Ministry (MWCD) is pushing for agri-nutrition to increase efforts for better agricultural practices for nutritional crops in order to encourage diet diversity at the local levels ...
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World Mental Health Day: Only Talking Can Help Overcome The Stigma Around Mental Health, Says Comedian Atul Khatri
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World Mental Health Day: Only Talking Can Help Overcome The Stigma Around Mental Health, Says Comedian Atul Khatri

Stand-up comedian and YouTube personality Atul Khatri has been working to spread awareness about depression among the youngsters across India and is running an initiative to create ‘mental health warriors’ among youth ...
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World Mental Health Day: Mental Health Has To Be As Important As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Says An Expert
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World Mental Health Day: Mental Health Has To Be As Important As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Says An Expert

One of the easiest solutions to beat depression is ‘YESS’ which stands for Yoga, Exercise, Sleep and doing something for the community, suggests Dr Harish Shetty, Psychiatrist ...
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World Mental Health Day: Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali Says ‘People Should Talk About Mental Illness As Easily As They Talk About Physical Diseases’
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World Mental Health Day: Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali Says ‘People Should Talk About Mental Illness As Easily As They Talk About Physical Diseases’

World Mental Health Day: Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali says "The brain is very much part of our body, if there are issues in our brain then we need to talk about it" ...
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World Mental Health Day: Here’s How Social Media Risks Your Mental Health
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World Mental Health Day: Here’s How Social Media Risks Your Mental Health

Social media by itself is not harmful to health, however, how the person uses and perceives the role of social media in their life is important, said expert ...
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World Mental Health Day: Expert Calls For Change In Attitude Towards Mental Health Awareness
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World Mental Health Day: Expert Calls For Change In Attitude Towards Mental Health Awareness

While it's easy to find any mental disorder in adults, for parents or caregivers it's hard to find out if their child has been having any kind of stress, anxiety or depression, say experts ...
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Stressed Pregnancy Might Hinder Infants' Brain Development: Study
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Stressed Pregnancy Might Hinder Infants’ Brain Development: Study

The study looked at the relationship between maternal stress and brain development in 251 premature kids ...
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Swasth Report of Madhya Pradesh: Mortality Rates And Most Malnutrition Parameters Show A Downward Trend
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Swasth Report of Madhya Pradesh: Mortality Rates And Most Malnutrition Parameters Show A Downward Trend

One of the unhealthiest state of the country, Madhya Pradesh despite improvements is failing to keep pace with the overall country’s performance in reducing mortality, malnutrition and anaemia among children ...
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