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Third Wave Of COVID-19 Pandemic ‘Inevitable’: Government

Third Wave Of COVID-19 Pandemic 'Inevitable': Government
Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
A phase three is inevitable, given the higher levels of circulating virus but it is not clear on what time scale this phase three will occur, the government official said ...
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Union Cabinet Approves Free Foodgrains Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Phase 3 For 2 Months

Union Cabinet Approves Free Foodgrains Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Phase 3 For 2 Months
News Nutrition
The state or Union Territory-wise allocation in terms of wheat or rice shall be decided by the Department of Food & Public Distribution on the basis of the existing allocation ratio under National Food Security Act (NFSA) ...
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World Hand Hygiene Day: The Day Dedicated To The Importance Of Hand Hygiene In Health Care And To Remind That Clean Hands Save Lives

World Hand Hygiene Day 2021: The Day Dedicated To The Importance Of Hand Hygiene In Health Care And To Remind That Clean Hands Save Lives
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May 5 is celebrated as World Hand Hygiene Day with an aim to promote the need for proper handwashing to health workers around the world and to bring people together in support of hand hygiene improvement globally ...
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Satellite Study Finds Rising Levels Of Hidden Air Pollutants In Indian Cities

Satellite Study Finds Rising Levels Of Hidden Air Pollutants In Indian Cities
Air Pollution News
According to a new study, there has been an increase in the air pollutant formaldehyde in Delhi, Kanpur and London ...
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COVID-19: CM Baghel Inaugurates ‘Oxygen On Wheels’, Food Distribution Service Of Raipur Municipal Corporation

COVID-19: CM Baghel Inaugurates 'Oxygen On Wheels', Food Distribution Service Of Raipur Municipal Corporation
Chhattisgarh Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel e-inaugurated 'Oxygen on Wheel' service for home delivery of oxygen concentrator for patients in home isolation, free ambulance service for COVID patients from home to hospital and hospital to home, and free dry ration distribution service ...
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COVID-19: Bhopal Auto-Driver Turns Three-Wheeler Into Ambulance, A Free Of Cost Service

I sold my wife's gold necklace for Rs 5000 and bought an oxygen cylinder to turn this auto into an ambulance: Javed Khan
Coronavirus Outbreak News
"I saw on social media, Whatsapp and news channels that several people are forced to carry their relatives on the shoulder or pull them on carts due to unavailability of ambulances, that is when I thought I could do something for humanity," says Javed Khan ...
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Here Is How Gurugram Based NGO Hemkunt Foundation Fighting COVID-19 At The Forefront And Rescuing Patients In Need Of Oxygen

Here Is How Gurugram Based NGO Hemkunt Foundation Fighting COVID-19 At The Forefront And Rescuing Patients In Need Of Oxygen
Coronavirus Outbreak Haryana News
Amidst the COVID-19 crisis facing the country, Hemkunt Foundation is providing oxygen cylinders for free to numerous critical patients across the National Capital Region ...
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UN Stands Ready To Step Up Support To India: UN Chief Antonio Guterres On ‘Horrific’ COVID Outbreak

Filling critical gaps in essential medical supplies and hospital capacities should be the top priority as India battles surge in COVID-19 cases: WHO
Coronavirus Outbreak News
The United Nations team in India is supporting the response of the country's authorities to the COVID-19 pandemic by providing critical supplies and UN agencies are procuring thousands of oxygen concentrators, oxygen generating plants and other essential equipment as well as helping set up mobile hospital units ...
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Opinion: How Renewed Lockdowns Might Affect Women’s Health Services In Rural India And Further Tire Already Weak Systems

Opinion: How Renewed Lockdowns Might Affect Women's Health Services In Rural India And Further Tire Already Weak Systems
Blogs Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
The unmet need for family planning services is already high and disruptions to health services will have far-reaching consequences for the health of women, write Poonam Muttreja and Mandira Kalra Kalaan of Population Foundation of India ...
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‘The Early Years- A Window of Opportunity’: A Photo And Art Exhibition That Highlights The Importance Of First 1,000 Days Of A Child’s Life

‘The Early Years- A Window of Opportunity’: A Photo And Art Exhibition That Highlights The Importance Of First 1,000 Days Of A Child’s Life
News Nutrition Swasth India
According to experts, care and nutrition received by the mother and her child during the first 1,000 days (from conception to the second birthday of the child) can play a vital role in shaping a healthier future. Virtual exhibition ‘The Early Years: A Window of Opportunity’ aims to raise awareness about this critical period through photos and art ...
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What Are The Learnings From The Pandemic That Can Help In Restoring Our Earth, Experts Speak

What Are The Learnings From The Pandemic That Can Help In Restoring Our Earth, Experts Speak
Coronavirus Outbreak Features
Experts and environmentalists weigh in on  the learnings from the pandemic in the last one year and the linkages with the environment that are crucial to save the planet ...
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Discrimination And Barriers Make Access To Quality Healthcare A Challenge For Many Transgenders

COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the issue of access to healthcare among transgenders
News Swasth India
Transgender individuals have specific healthcare needs; however, they face multiple obstacles to accessing quality health care ranging from social stigma and discrimination to lack of awareness and inferior services ...
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