One Death Occurs Every 11 Seconds Among Babies And Pregnant Mothers, Says United Nations

A report led by United Nation agencies UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), found that 6.2 million children worldwide died in 2018 before their 15th birthday because of infections and preventable diseases, and more than 290,000 women died due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth in 2017 ...
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The Top Priority Of All States Should Be To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic By 2022, Says Environment Secretary

The Environment Secretary C K Mishra has directed all the states and union territories to completely ban all types of plastic carry bags, thermocol disposable cutlery and discourage the use of plastic made items like artificial banners, flags, flowers, water bottles, plastic folders among others ...

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North Delhi Municipal Corporation Starts Campaign To Discourage Usage Of Single-Use Plastic

North Delhi Municipal Corporation Starts Campaign To Discourage Usage Of Single-Use Plastic
Delhi News Plastic Waste
In the run-up to Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has started an anti-plastic campaign under which all employees will be taking a pledge to not eradicate the use of plastic from their daily routine ...
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Anaemia May Contribute To The Spread Of Dengue, Suggests Study

Anaemia May Contribute To The Spread Of Dengue, Suggests Study
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The study, published in the journal Nature Microbiology suggests that dengue patients with higher levels of iron in the blood, have lesser chances of infecting mosquitoes that draw their blood with the virus and spread it further ...
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Delhi Plastic Ban: South Delhi Seizes 3,800 Kilograms Of Plastic Bags In 10 Days

Delhi Plastic Ban: South Delhi Seizes 3,800 Kilograms Of Plastic Bags In 10 Days
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The South Delhi Municipal Corporation has seized around 3,800 kilograms of polythene bags in the last 10 days and imposed penalties worth over Rs 8 lakh ...
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‘Lack Of Nutrition During The First 1000 Days Of Life Can Impact Brain Development’, Says Expert

National Nutrition Month: ‘Lack Of Nutrition During The First 1000 Days Of Life Can Impact Brain Development’, Says Expert
National Nutrition Month Swasth India
Rashtriya Poshan Maah: The first 1000 days are crucial and often called the critical window of opportunity because during this time whatever nutritional care a child gets has long term repercussions in his or her growth and brain development ...
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Plastics: Himachal Government To Buy Back Plastic Waste

Plastics: Himachal Government To Buy Back Single-Use Plastic
Himachal Pradesh News Plastic Waste
The Himachal Pradesh government will now purchase waste from ragpickers, individuals collecting plastic waste from households and urban local bodies ...
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India Spent Nearly Rs 4,000 Crore On Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s Information, Education And Communication Activities: Study

India Spent Nearly Rs. 4,000 Crore On Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s Information, Education And Communication Activities: Study
Open Defecation Free Swachh India
Dalberg Advisors has reported that out of the Rs. 4,000 crore spent, around 20 per cent was spent by the erstwhile Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, around 35 per cent by the state sanitation departments, around 25 per cent by other government ministries, and around 20 per cent by the private sector and the development sector collectively ...
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Vector-Borne Diseases: Delhi Has Recorded 79 Cases Of Dengue And 93 Cases Of Malaria In September

Vector-Borne Diseases: Delhi Has Recorded 79 cases of dengue and 93 Cases of Malaria In September
Delhi News Swasth India
With an aim to tackle the rising cases of malaria, dengue and other vector borne diseases, the Government of Delhi has started a campaign '10Hafte 10Baje 10Minute' (10 weeks at 10 O’clock for 10 minutes) urging people to inspect their house for any standing water that can be potential breeding spot for mosquitoes ...
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Season 4 Timeline

Season 5 Timeline

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  • Vision of clean India will be incomplete till we become healthy

    Amitabh Bachchan

    Campaign Ambassador

  • India's sanitation cover stands at 98 percent today, as the health minister, I'm the happiest man because of this.

    Dr Harsh Vardhan

    Union Health Minister

  • Under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Swachhta has become a people's mission in Jharkhand.

    Raghubar Das

    Chief Minister, Jharkhand

  • The need of the hour is to focus on primary health and wellness centres to eliminate anemia and malnutrition.

    Amitabh Kant

    CEO, NITI Aayog

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