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India Committed To Ensure Water, Sanitation To All: India At UN’s Human Rights Council

India Committed To Ensure Water, Sanitation To All: India At UN’s Human Rights Council
News Sanitation
Vimarsh Aryan, First Secretary, India's permanent mission to United Nation's Office at Geneva (UNOG), at the 45th Session of the Human Rights Council Speaking said that the fulfilment of the human rights to water and sanitation cannot be accomplished in a short time frame and is often dependent on the availability and use of resources ...
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COVID-19 Explainer: What Is Far UV-C Light, And Can It Kill The Coronavirus On Surfaces?

COVID-19 Explainer: What Is Far UV-C Light, And Can It Kill The Coronavirus On Surfaces?
Coronavirus Explainers News
According to experts, Ultraviolet (UV) light of the wavelength 222 nanometre called Far UV-C can kill coronavirus without harming humans ...
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Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute To Strengthen Scientific Evidence And Achieve Behavior Change

Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute To Strengthen Scientific Evidence And Achieve Behavior Change
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The Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute (RGHI) is a public health research and innovation hub that will bridge epidemiology, public health, and behavioral insights to generate practical, high-quality scientific research that leads to enduring behavior change ...
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Nearly 500 Million Indians Lack Handwashing Access, At High COVID-19 Risk: Study

Over 50 Million Indians Lack Handwashing Access, At High COVID-19 Risk: Study
Coronavirus Outbreak News
According to the study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, close to 500 million Indians a greater likelihood of transmitting the coronavirus due to lack of proper handwashing facilities ...
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COVID-19 Outbreak: Pune Team Makes Eco-Friendly And Non-Toxic Handwash, Disinfectant

COVID-19 Outbreak: Pune Team Makes Eco-Friendly And Non-Toxic Handwash, Disinfectant
Coronavirus Outbreak Maharashtra News
Hand wash and disinfectant developed by the team are not harmful to plants and fish as these are water-based and have constituents that are bio-compatible, according to the developers ...
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COVID-19 Outbreak: Tips For Parents To Keep Their Little Ones Safe

The best way to fight this contagious disease is to prevent it by following precautionary measures, says the government
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Here are simple measures to ensure the safety of your little one and others in your family amid the coronavirus outbreak ...
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Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: “India’s Response And Surveillance Has Been Quite Robust,” Says WHO’s Chief Scientist

NDTV spoke to Dr Soumya Swaminathan, WHO Chief Scientist, who says that scientists are still learning on a day to day basis how this virus behaves and how vaccines are still far away
Coronavirus Outbreak Healthy India News
80 per cent Coronavirus infections are mild like a flu or common cold, says the WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan as she advised people to not panic. Here’s what she had to say in an exclusive chat with NDTV ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Experts Address Myths Vs Facts About The Disease

Coronavirus Outbreak: Experts Address Myths Vs Facts About The Disease
Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
Since the virus is new, there are still a lot of things unknown about it which has given rise to misinformation and unproven claims ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Expert Speaks On How To Stay Safe

Novel Coronavirus reportedly originated in China’s Wuhan and has killed at least 425 people in the country
Healthy India News Swasth India
Novel Coronavirus is capable of human transmission and causes flu like symptoms, Dr Monica Mahajan from Max Healthcare in an exclusive chat with NDTV, explains the preventive measures that can be taken at the government as well as individual level to avoid transmission of the virus ...
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Global Handwashing Day 2019: A Lucknow Based Madrasa Has Benefits Of Handwashing In Its Curriculum

Global Handwashing Day: A Lucknow Based Madrasa Has Benefits Of Handwashing In Its Curriculum
News Swasth India WASH Programme
Lucknow’s Sheikhul Alam Madarsa has introduced a hand wash curriculum developed by Dettol India to inculcate hygienic practices among children ...
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Global Handwashing Day 2019: Only 2 Out Of 10 Poor Households In India Use Soap, Survey

Global Handwashing Day 2019: Only 2 Out Of 10 Poor Households In India Use Soap, Survey
Blogs Swasth India
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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Indian Institute Of Technology Students Develop Products To Help Boost Woman Hygiene

Indian Institute Of Technology Students Develop Products To Help Boost Woman Hygiene
Menstrual Hygiene News
Indian Institute of Technology students are venturing to women hygiene sector with start-ups like Cleanse Right and Sanfe providing solutions for the same ...
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