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Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?

Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?
Nutrition Swasth India Swasth Report Cards
Odisha, one of India’s backward states which was once known for its starvation deaths has recently attained the tag of ‘Nutrition Champion’. As India marks National Nutrition Month, we look at the case study from Odisha to know what the state has done over the years to change its grim statistics ...
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In Gujarat, 1000 Adolescent Girls Are Learning About Nutrition And Fighting Anaemia

In Gujarat, 1000 Adolescent Girls Are Learning About Nutrition And Fighting Anaemia
Gujarat Swasth India
By improving the nutritional status of 1000 girls and educating them about anaemia, Smile Foundation is trying to promote healthy living among women and their families in Banaskantha district of Gujarat ...
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How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?

How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?
Air Pollution Swasth India
Masks available in the market can tackle one part of the air pollution problem, particulate matter suspended in the air but when it comes to toxic gases, masks can do little ...
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Five Easy Ways To Protect Yourself From Air Pollution

Five Easy Ways To Protect Yourself From The Air Pollution
Air Pollution Swasth India
Air pollution, a silent killer, can have both short term and long term effects on health, but these can be curtailed through some easy steps ...
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Breast Milk Could Help Prevent Heart Disease In Premature Infants: Study

Breast Milk Could Help Prevent Heart Disease In Premature Infants: Study
Breastfeeding News
For the first six months, exclusive breastfeeding is recommended as it provides an optimal amount of nutrition and is a right mix of all the nutrients that the growing infant needs ...
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Iron Deficiency Day 2019: 5 Signs And Symptoms To Look Out For Iron Deficiency

Iron Deficiency Day 2019: 5 Signs And Symptoms To Look Out For Iron Deficiency
Swasth India
Though iron deficiency is usually diagnosed and confirmed through a medical test, but some of these common symptoms can help in early detection ...
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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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Obesity Aggravates Major Leading Causes Of Death, But Risks Are Different For Men, Women

Obesity Aggravates Major Leading Causes Of Death, But Risks Are Different For Men, Women
Malnutrition News Swasth India
As rates of obesity continue to grow worldwide, scientists have begun to suspect that excess weight might lead to or exacerbate other causes of death besides heart disease and type 2 diabetes ...
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This Mid-day Meal Initiative Is Changing Lives Of Over 60,000 School Children In Rajasthan’s Alwar

This Mid-day Meal Initiative Is Changing Lives Of Over 60,000 School Children In Rajasthan’s Alwar
Nutrition Swasth India
Havells India's CSR project started supplying mid-day meals to school children in Alwar way back in 2005, today the programme feeds over 60,000 number of children in government schools every day and hopes to add another 30,000 soon ...
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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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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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World Food Day 2019: All You Need To Know

World Food Day 2019: All You Need To Know
News Swasth India
World Food Day 2019: It is celebrated with the aim of achieving the Zero Hunger target by 2030 ...
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