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World Iodine Deficiency Day 2020: Ministers Lend Their Support To Spread Awareness About The Serious Ill Effects Of Iodine Deficiency

World Iodine Deficiency Day 2020: Ministers Lend Their Support To Spread Awareness About The Serious Ill Effects Of Iodine Deficiency
Swasth India
Political leaders across the country took to social media to spread awareness about October 21, which is marked as World Iodine Deficiency Day ...
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Opinion: Fortification Of Food With Micronutrients: Building On The Success Of Universal Salt Iodization

Opinion: Fortification of food with micronutrients: Building on the success of Universal Salt Iodization
Blogs Swasth India
October 21 is marked as Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) Prevention Day to draw attention to sustaining the success of universal salt iodization (USI) and make people aware about health complications that one can face due to Iodine Deficiency ...
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World Iodine Deficiency Day 2020: Understanding The Importance of Iodine For The Body

World Iodine Deficiency Day 2020: Understanding The Importance of Iodine For The Body
Swasth India
As October 21 is marked as World Iodine Deficiency Day, here’s a look at why Iodine is so important for the human body ...
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Excerpt From Nutrition India Programme Report: Every Rs. 1 Invested In The Programme Delivers Rs. 36.90 Of Social Value

Excerpt From The nutrition India Programme Report By Reckitt Benckiser
Maharashtra Nutrition India Programme Season 6 Highlights
Child malnutrition has emerged as a silent national emergency and the greatest human development challenge for India. According to the World Health Organization, child malnutrition accounts of 68 per cent of all infant mortality rate in India. In 2019, Reckitt Benckiser conceptualised Nutrition India Programme with an aim to work together with the communities, to push for solutions more rapidly on the ground. The programme is presently working with the Maharashtra government to end malnutrition in state’s Amravati and Nandurbar districts, considered to be one of the toughest regions. Here's an excerpt from the report explaining the impact of the programme so far. ...
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Nutrition India Programme: The Economic Advantages Of Investing In Country’s Healthcare

Nutrition India Programme: The Economic Advantages Of Investing In Country’s Healthcare
Features Maharashtra Nutrition India Programme Season 6 Highlights
Reckitt Benckiser’s Nutrition India Programme shows why investing in the country’s healthcare system is so important ...
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How Community Nutrition Workers Are Transforming Lives In Maharashtra’s Amravati and Nandurbar Districts By Putting An End To Malnutrition

How Are The Children In India Receiving Their Mid-Day Meals Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic?
Campaign Highlights Nutrition India Programme Season 6 Highlights Swasth India
How Nutrition India Programme kick-started by Reckitt Benckiser in Amravati and Nandurbar districts of the second most populous state of India - Maharashtra is ending malnutrition and creating community nutrition workers ...
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Staying Hygienic Cuts Down The Use Of Antibiotics: Study

Staying Hygienic Cuts Down The Use Of Antibiotics: Study
Coronavirus Outbreak News
According to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, practising hand hygiene in homes and community settings can prevent infections and therefore reduce the need for antibiotics ...
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‘It Worked On My Body’: Indore’s Plasma Therapy Recipient Shares Experience

'It Worked On My Body': Indore's Plasma Therapy Recipient Shares Experience
Coronavirus Outbreak Madhya Pradesh News
Plasma therapy that involves taking antibodies from a recovered COVID-19 patient and administering it into the body of a critically ill patient of coronavirus is still in experimental stage ...
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Time Ripe To Try Ayurvedic Formulations: Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research On Clinical Trials Of AYUSH

Time Ripe To Try Ayurvedic Formulations: Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research On Clinical Trials Of AYUSH
Coronavirus Outbreak News
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the clinical trial of AYUSH medicines on health workers and those working in COVID-19 high-risk areas was initiated on May 7 ...
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CSIR Sanctions Project To Develop Human Monoclonal Antibodies As Therapy For COVID-19

CSIR Sanctions Project To Develop Human Monoclonal Antibodies As Therapy For COVID-19
Coronavirus Outbreak News
The project being led by Bharat Biotech aims at alternate therapeutic regimen by generating highly effective and specific human monoclonal antibodies that are capable of neutralising the SARS-CoV2 virus ...
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COVID-19 Peak Might Not Come If We Work Aggressively, Focus On Hotspots And People Behave Responsibly: AIIMS Director

COVID-19 Peak Might Not Come If We Work Aggressively, Focus On Hotspots And People Behave Responsibly: AIIMS Director
Coronavirus Outbreak News
AIIMS-Delhi Director Dr Randeep Guleria had earlier said that according to modeling data and the way coronavirus cases are increasing, it is likely that peak can come in June and July ...
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COVID-19: India Begins Clinical Trials Of AYUSH Medicines On Health Workers, Those In High Risk Areas

COVID-19: India Begins Clinical Trials Of AYUSH Medicines On Health Workers, Those In High Risk Areas
Coronavirus Outbreak News
The Union Health Minister said that an app called 'Sanjeevani' has also been launched to collect information from 50 lakh people about the usage of medicines advised by AYUSH to boost immunity ...
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