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Global Handwashing Day 2019: A Lucknow Based Madrasa Has Benefits Of Handwashing In Its Curriculum

Global Handwashing Day: A Lucknow Based Madrasa Has Benefits Of Handwashing In Its Curriculum
News Swasth India
Lucknow’s Sheikhul Alam Madarsa has introduced a hand wash curriculum developed by Dettol India to inculcate hygienic practices among children ...
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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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Indian Institute Of Technology Students Develop Products To Help Boost Woman Hygiene

Indian Institute Of Technology Students Develop Products To Help Boost Woman Hygiene
Menstrual Hygiene News
Indian Institute of Technology students are venturing to women hygiene sector with start-ups like Cleanse Right and Sanfe providing solutions for the same ...
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Budget 2019: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Target Will Be Met; Solid Waste Management Now The Focus , Says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2019: Here Are The Top Highlights For A Swachh India
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As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered her first budget for the year 2019-2020, here are the top highlights for a Swachh and new India ...
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Reality Check: Government Hospitals Lack Sanitation, Medical Facilities

Reality Check: Government Hospitals Lack Sanitation, Medical Facilities
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Here’s an on ground report of government hospitals across few states that lack of basic medical facilities and have poor sanitation conditions ...
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Swachh Rail: Railway Officials Asked To Travel In Trains, Take Passenger Feedback On Cleanliness And Hygiene

Swachh Rail: Railway Officials Asked To Travel In Trains, Take Passenger Feedback On Cleanliness And Hygiene
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During a review meeting chaired by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi asked the officials to ensure that safety, cleanliness and hygiene in railways continue to be key focus areas for them improve ...
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Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago

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Manual Scavenging Sanitation
The practice of manual scavenging has been outlawed since 1993 but despite the 25 year ban, the manual scavengers still exist in large numbers, here’s how the practice fares as of today ...
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Find The Nearest Toilet: More Than 33,000 Public Toilets Across 835 Cities Have Been Mapped On Google Maps

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News Sanitation
You can find nearest public toilet across 835 Indian cities by typing “SBM Toilet” on Google maps or the Google search bar ...
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These Students In Ludhiana Are Giving A Swachh Twist To Birthday Celebrations At School

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Punjab Swachh Warriors
A school student in rural Ludhiana decided to distribute soaps instead of candies on her birthday with the aim to help her classmates inculcate the habit of handwashing ...
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School Children Torch-Bearers Of Sanitation Drive In Assam

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Assam News
School children in Assam contribute to the maintenance of sanitation in the state by investing their time in teaching about cleanliness to their neighbours and other members of the community ...
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Lack Of School Toilets Puts 620 Million Children In Danger: Report

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News Sanitation World Toilet Day
A new study by the charity WaterAid has noted that children at one in three schools lack access to proper toilets and lack of proper sanitation puts millions of children around the world in danger of diarrhea ...
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40 Per Cent Of Teenage Girls Still Defecate In Open, 50 Per Cent Anaemic In India: Teen Age Girls Report 2018

40 Per Cent Of Teenage Girls Still Defecate In Open, 50 Per Cent Anaemic In India: Teen Age Girls Report 2018
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The Teen Age Girls Report 2018, carried out among 74,000 girls in the age group of 13-19years, across 600 districts and compiled by Naandi Foundation, found that only 46.3 per cent of the rural girls surveyed had access to hygienic methods of menstrual protection ...
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