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An Initiative In An Andhra Pradesh Village Aims To Make World Class Healthcare Affordable

An Initiative In An Andhra Pradesh Village Aims To Make World Class Healthcare Affordable
National Nutrition Month Swasth India
The total health programme is a mission that was started here in 2013 to bring international standards of healthcare within the reach of every individual in Aragonda, a village in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh ...
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National Nutrition Month: 10 Things To Know About India’s Mid-Day Meal Scheme, World’s Largest School Feeding Program

10 Things To Know About Mid-Day Meal Scheme of India
National Nutrition Month Swasth India
Here's a quick lowdown on all things to know about the Mid-day Meal Scheme which is a school meal programme of the Government of India designed to improve the nutritional status of school children in the country ...
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Delhi Registers 202 Malaria Cases This Year With 48 In The First Week Of September

Delhi Registers 202 Malaria Cases This Year With 48 In The First Week Of September
Delhi News Swasth India
The Delhi government along with the local bodies has been making efforts to raise awareness on precautions to ensure that there is no breeding of mosquito larvae to keep vector-borne diseases under check ...
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Draft Policy To Set Up Rooms For Breastfeeding Infants In Public Places Formed: Delhi Government To High Court

Draft Policy To Set Up Rooms For Breastfeeding Infants In Public Places Formed: Delhi Government To High Court
Breastfeeding Delhi News Swasth India
The Delhi High Court had earlier directed the Delhi government and other local authorities to work out a plan for providing separate rooms for mothers to breastfeed in privacy in public places and buildings ...
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Swasth Warriors: India’s ‘Water Aunties’ Lead Their Villages To Better Health By Addressing The Potable Water Needs

Swasth Warriors: India's ‘Water Aunties' Lead Their Villages To Better Health By Addressing The Potable Water Needs
News Swasth India Swasth Warrior Water Supply
As India faces water crisis in various parts, women in villages across the country are coming up as agents working towards providing potable water to people by treating it in a cost-effective way ...
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Swasth India: Malaria Eradication Top Priority For The Government, Says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Swasth India: Malaria Eradication Top Priority For The Government, Says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
News Swasth India
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that efforts are being made to develop a vaccine for dengue along with an intensive drive to eradicate malaria ...
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National Nutrition Month: 8 Common Myths About Infant And Young Child’s Diet Busted

National Nutrition Month: 8 Common Myths About A Newborn Child’s Diet Busted
National Nutrition Month Swasth India
Rashtriya Poshan Maah: The critical window from birth till 2 years after birth is important for optimal growth of the baby and focus on its nutritional needs. Here are some commonly held beliefs, traditional practices and myths about an infant and young child's diet that can harm rather than benefit the child ...
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Over 1.7 Lakh Supervisors Trained By The Food Authority To Ensure Food Safety: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

Over 1.7 Lakh Supervisors Trained By FSSAI To Ensure Food Safety, Says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
News Swasth India
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launched ‘Eat Right India’ campaign in collaboration with Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to make people aware about healthy diet and tackle the increasing burden of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and heart diseases ...
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Cases Of Vector-Borne Diseases Reported In NDMC Area See Downward Trend In Last Three Years

Cases Of Vector-Borne Diseases Reported In NDMC Area See Downward Trend In Last Three Years
Delhi News Swasth India
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has issued more than 2000 notices against mosquito breeding areas so far in 2019, these include prominent establishments like Paryavaran Bhawan, Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, some government offices, hospitals, and schools ...
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National Nutrition Week 2019: Over 50 Per Cent Of Pregnant Women In India Are Anaemic, Reveals National Family Health Survey

National Nutrition Week 2019: Over 50 Per Cent Of Pregnant Women In India Are Anaemic, Reveals National Family Health Survey
National Nutrition Month Swasth India
Nearly 60 percent of India’s children under five years and 53 percent women have Anaemia as per the National Family Health Survey 4 (2015-2016), which is most commonly caused due to lack of nutrients like iron and vitamin B12 ...
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National Nutrition Week: Five Things To Know

National Nutrition Week: Five Things To Know
National Nutrition Month News Swasth India
National Nutrition Week was launched by Food and Nutrition Board in 1982 and is observed throughout the country in the first week of September which is September 1 – 7 ...
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Centre Aiming To Bring 10 Crore Beneficiaries Under Nutrition Mission: Women And Child Welfare Minister Smriti Irani

Centre Aiming To Bring 10 Crore Beneficiaries Under Nutrition Mission: Women And Child Welfare Minister Smriti Irani
National Nutrition Month News
For the first time in the country's history, there has been a convergence of 15 ministries at the Centre and states in the implementation of around 7075 projects in the Nutrition mission across the country, Women and Child Welfare minister Smriti Irani said in Thiruvananthapuram ...
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