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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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World Mental Health Day: Only Talking Can Help Overcome The Stigma Around Mental Health, Says Comedian Atul Khatri

World Mental Health Day: Only Talking Can Help Overcome The Stigma Around Mental Health, Says Comedian Atul Khatri
Healthy India News Swasth India
Stand-up comedian and YouTube personality Atul Khatri has been working to spread awareness about depression among the youngsters across India and is running an initiative to create ‘mental health warriors’ among youth ...
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World Mental Health Day: Expert Calls For Change In Attitude Towards Mental Health Awareness

World Mental Health Day: Expert Calls For Change In Attitude Towards Mental Health Awareness
Healthy India News Swasth India
While it's easy to find any mental disorder in adults, for parents or caregivers it's hard to find out if their child has been having any kind of stress, anxiety or depression, say experts ...
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Stressed Pregnancy Might Hinder Infants’ Brain Development: Study

Stressed Pregnancy Might Hinder Infants' Brain Development: Study
Healthy India News Swasth India
The study looked at the relationship between maternal stress and brain development in 251 premature kids ...
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India Biggest Success Story Among Malaria-Endemic Countries

India Biggest Success Story Among Malaria-Endemic Countries
News Swasth India
Apart from the success in controlling malaria, there has been acceleration in the decline of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), and Under Five Mortality Rate (U5MR) since the launch of the National Health Mission and National Rural Health Mission ...
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‘Happiness Is Not Something To Run After, We Can Find It Within Us’, Says Sister B.K. Shivani On How To Deal With Stress

‘Happiness Is Not To Run After, We Can Find It Within Us’, Says Sister B.K. Shivani
Swasth India
Emotional wellbeing is the foundation of happiness, physical health and even harmony in social relationships, says Sister B.K. Shivani in a Facebook Live interview ...
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal On How Delhi Battled Dengue And Air Pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal On How Delhi Battled Dengue And Air Pollution
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal talks about how people of Delhi are making government’s Dengue and Air Pollution campaigns a big success ...
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