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Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention

Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention
News Swasth India Swasth Report Cards West Bengal
Here is a quick lowdown on West Bengal’s performance on vital health parameters and how the state’s healthcare has been able to perform well on some indicators and faces challenges across others ...
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An Easy To Use Vaccine Delivery Kit Aims To Improve Immunisation In Rural India

An Easy To Use Vaccine Delivery Kit Aims To Improve Immunisation In Rural India
Delhi News Swasth India
The government of India aims to achieve 90 per cent vaccination coverage among children below the age of two years and so in a bid to ease the task of immunisation for the field workers, Vihara Innovation Network has designed a vaccine delivery kit that can carry all the items required to administer vaccines in a simple and efficient manner ...
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Concerted Efforts Can Make India Free From Malnutrition: Experts

Concerted Efforts Can Make India Free From Malnutrition: Experts
Malnutrition News Swasth India
According to the National Nutrition Strategy of 2017, the country aims to reduce malnutrition among children by focusing on multiple factors like breastfeeding, dietary diversification, deworming and better access to clean water and sanitation among others ...
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How Nutrition During First 1000 Days And Anaemia In Mothers Is Linked To Malnutrition In Children

How Nutrition During First 1000 Days And Anaemia In Mothers Is Linked To Malnutrition In Children
Malnutrition Swasth India
Malnutrition can cause irreversible damage to children’s brain development and their physical growth, leading to a diminished capacity to learn, poorer performance in school, greater susceptibility to infection and disease and a lifetime of lost earning potential ...
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Obesity Can Affect Children’s Working Memory: Study

Obesity Can Affect Children's Working Memory: Study
Malnutrition News
The study was based on the data which followed 10,000 teens over a 10 year period. Every two years, study subjects are interviewed, given a set of tests including brain scan ...
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Swasth Report Card: Jharkhand Continues To Battle Malnutrition, But Improves In Tackling Wasting And Anaemia

Jharkhand Swasth India Swasth Report Cards
Over the course of 10 years, not much has changed in Jharkhand, when it comes to its battle Malnutrition. But the state showed a downward trend in wasting when in India wasting rate saw an increase by 1.2 per cent ...
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Research Finds Dramatic Health Benefits, Following Reduction In Air Pollution

Research Finds Dramatic Health Benefits, Following Reduction In Air Pollution
Air Pollution News
When Emissions of the major pollutants like particulate matter (PM), sulfur oxides, among others, were reduced by 73 per cent between 1990 and 2015 in the US, the US gross domestic product grew by more than 250 per cent, noted the study - 'Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction' published in the American Thoracic Society's journal ...
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How Air Pollution Impacts Pregnant Women And Foetus

How Air Pollution Impacts Pregnant Women And Foetus
Air Pollution Swasth India
Air pollution may contribute to the development of asthma in children, low birth weight and pre-term birth, and neurological or cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease ...
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‘Poshan On Wheels’: Two Mobile Anganwadi Vans Flagged Off In Chandigarh To Feed Children And Fight Malnutrition

‘Poshan On Wheels’: Two Mobile Anganwadi Vans Flagged Off In Chandigarh To Feed Children And Fight Malnutrition
News Swasth India
The ‘Poshan On Wheels’ initiative will help provide free nutritious meals to the vulnerable group – from children, lactating mothers to pregnant women in Chandigarh ...
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Swasth Report of Telangana: India’s Youngest State Outperforms The Country In Most Health Indicators

Swasth Report of Telangana: India’s Youngest State Outperforms The Country In Most Health Indicators
Swasth India Swasth Report Cards Telangana
Be it child mortality, malnutrition, anaemia among women and children or diarrhoea, Telangana outdid the overall country’s performance in tackling these health issues ...
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Even Short Term Exposure To Air Pollution Leading To Hospitalisation: Study

Even Short Term Exposure To Air Pollution Leading To Hospitalisation: Study
Air Pollution News
Air pollution has for the first time been linked life-threatening illnesses - including sepsis, kidney failure and urinary tract infections, according to the study published in the journal The British Medical Journal (BMJ) ...
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One In Every Four Men In India Has Anaemia: Lancet Study

One In Every Four Men In India Has Anaemia: Lancet Study
News Swasth India
The Lancet Global Health Journal highlights the disease burden of Anaemia among men in India, says, “One in four men in India suffers from Anaemia” ...
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