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World Health Day 2019: Air Pollution Is Taking Heavy Toll On People’s Health In India, Say DoctorsWorld Health Day 2019: Air Pollution Is Taking Heavy Toll On People’s Health In India, Say Doctors
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World Health Day 2019: Air Pollution Is Taking Heavy Toll On People’s Health In India, Say Doctors

With a rise in the number of patients suffering directly and indirectly from air pollution-related diseases in the last few years, doctors suggest that it is the high time the government and the people come together to end the woes of deteriorating air quality ...
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World Health Day 2019: Five Stark Facts About Healthcare You Need To Know
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World Health Day 2019: Five Stark Facts About Healthcare You Need To Know

Every year, April 7 is observed as World Health Day with a theme. This year’s theme is Universal Health Coverage: everyone, everywhere ...
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Children As Agents Of Change: ‘I Learnt About Washing Hands, I Will Tell My Younger Brother And My Parents'
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Children As Agents Of Change: ‘I Learnt About Washing Hands In School, I Will Tell My Younger Brother And My Parents’

Know how Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) education can decrease the disease burden from India and how the young guns can help our country become completely swachh ...
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How Clean Water, Sanitation and Awareness About Hygiene Can Save Lives Of Children In India
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How Clean Water, Sanitation and Awareness About Hygiene Can Save Lives Of Children In India

Story of Sarfaraz from Varanasi who was suffering from chronic diarrhoea and how his life got changed after his school adopted hygiene curriculum ...
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Stay Safe, Stay Healthy: Pune Extends A Helping Arm To Make Ragpickers’ Life Better

The ragpickers, who form one of the largest informal sectors, are an essential link to India’s waste management cycle and yet the work they do lacks any health security, income or dignity ...
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World Health Day 2018: A Number Of Indian Children Continue To Fall Prey To Malnutrition And Stunting, And Safe Sanitation Practices Could Rescue Them From Their Plight

A safe sanitation environment comprising access to toilets, handwash and proper disposal of sewage is as important as nutritious food to curb malnutrition ...
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World Health Day 2018: Nationwide Deaths Due To Diarrhoea Have Come Down Since Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Began, Though India’s Per Person Disease Burden Remains High

Diarrhoea continues to be a major disease in India causing deaths of children, though marginal decreases since 2014 shows the gradual impact of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ...
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World Health Day 2018: The Hidden Dangers In The Life Of People Without Toilets
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World Health Day 2018: The Hidden Dangers In The Life Of People Without Toilets

If a person has no access to safe sanitation and hygiene in India then he can suffer from various life-threatening diseases. On this World Health Day, we look at some of the diseases that India can get rid of completely with improved sanitation ...
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World Health Day 2018: How Not Having Access To Safe Sanitation And Hygiene Is Killing Millions In India
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World Health Day 2018: How Not Having Access To Safe Sanitation And Hygiene Is Killing Millions In India

In India, over 1 lakh children succumb to diarrhoea every year, 48.2 million children are stunted. On this World Health Day, we take a look at some of the stark facts ...
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Dust Pollution Triggers Breathing Issues In Healthy People, Worsens Plight Of Asthma Patients
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The Silent Killer: On #WorldHealthDay Here’s A Look At Five Health Risks Posed By Air Pollution

Air pollution is the cause of over one-third deaths from stroke, lung disease/cancer, heart diseases, respiratory infections and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases across the globe: WHO ...
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World Health Day 2018: In Inefficient Management Of Waste Is A Cause of Deadly Diseases
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World Health Day 2018: Inefficient Management Of Waste Is A Cause of Deadly Diseases

On this World Health Day, NDTV speaks with experts on how improper waste management in India is affecting country's health ...
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