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In Delhi, 27 Deaths Per Day Caused Due To Respiratory Diseases, Aggravated By Air Pollution In 2017: Report

In Delhi, 27 Deaths Per Day Caused Due To Respiratory Diseases Aggravated By Air Pollution In 2017: Report
Air Pollution News Swasth India
A report by Mumbai based NGO Praja ‘The State of Health in Delhi’ highlights air and water pollution are posing serious health issues in the national capital region ...
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Mumbai Battling With The Problem Of Undernutrition And Malnutrition Among Children: Report

Mumbai Battling With The Problem Of Undernutrition And Malnutrition Among Children: Report
Malnutrition Swasth India
A report by NGO Praja ‘State of Health Of Children In Anganwadis and Municipal Schools’ in Mumbai highlighted few disturbing trends about malnutrition and undernutrition in the city ...
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Universal Coverage Or Immunisation For All Is Still A Long Wait

Universal Coverage Or Immunisation For All Is Still A Long Wait
News Swasth India
According to UNICEF, immunisation is one of the most important preventive measures against infectious diseases which makes it a significant public health tool that helped India eradicate smallpox in 1970s and polio in 2014 ...
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National Health Profile 2019 Takeaways: While Life Expectancy Rises To 68.7 Years, There Is Only One Government Doctor For More Than 10,500 People In India

National Health Profile 2019 Takeaways: While Life Expectancy Rises To 68.7 Years, There Is Only One Government Doctor For More Than 10,500 People In India
News Swasth India
National Health Profile 2019: Here are the top highlights of the 14th edition of the report released on Wednesday by Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan ...
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Other Than Junk Food, Here’s Another Factor That Can Cause Childhood Obesity

Other Than Junk Food, Here's Another Factor That Can Cause Childhood Obesity
Malnutrition News Swasth India
Obesity is increasing at a 2.3 per cent rate each year among school-aged children, which is unacceptably high and indicates worrisome prospects for the next generation's health, the study stated ...
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Global Warming Likely To Increase Illnesses Caused By Undernutrition: Study

Global Warming Likely To Increase Illnesses Caused By Undernutrition: Study
News Swasth India
‘Climate change is one of the biggest threats to the reduction of hunger and undernutrition,’ states a new study ...
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Maternal, Infant Health Improves In India With Community-Based Health Programmes: Study

Maternal, Infant Health Improves In India With Community-Based Health Programmes: Study
News Swasth India
As per the recent study done by the researchers, mother, baby health improved in India, Nigeria, and Ethiopia with community-based health programs ...
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68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study

68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study
Malnutrition News Swasth India
Here are the key findings from the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative’s report on disease burden of child and maternal malnutrition and trends in the states of India from 1990 to 2017 ...
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Zero Expense Delivery, Free Transportation For Pregnant Women, Here’s All That The New ‘SUMAN’ Scheme Covers

Zero Expense Delivery, Free Transportation For Pregnant Women, Here’s All That The New ‘SUMAN’ Scheme Covers
News Swasth India
Government launches scheme ‘SUMAN’ in bid to reduce India’s Infant Mortality rate and the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), assures free healthcare service to expecting mothers ...
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In India’s Health Capital Chennai, Smile Foundation Provides Free Medical Counselling And Treatment At Door Step

In India's Health Capital Chennai, Smile Foundation Provides Free Medical Counselling And Treatment At Door Step
Swasth India Tamil Nadu
Smile on Wheels in Chennai’s Pattinambakkam and Velachery block is addressing to the primary healthcare needs of the poor by offering free, door step medical facilities ...
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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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This 29-Year-Old Engineer Developed A Portable Smart Device To Keep Mothers And Babies Safe Through Childbirth

This 29-Year-Old Engineer Developed A Portable Smart Device To Keep Mothers And Babies Safe Through Childbirth
Swasth India Swasth Warrior
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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