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Monday, October 13, 2014
A new provisional data from a survey conducted by the government and UNICEF shows
More on rural health AND: poverty
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to link his campaign to the toilet-cleaning ritual in Gandhi’s ashrams, to emphasise that the seemingly menial work was of great import in nation-building.
More on rural health AND: environmental cleanup
, heads of state
, urban health
Friday, September 19, 2014
With the objective of addressing sanitation related health concerns, the Urban Development Ministry and the Bill & Milinda Gates Foundation have agreed on a partnership to promote user friendl...
More on rural health AND: government health care
, public health/community medicine
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September 16, 2014
New data released today (September 16) by the United Nations Organisation show that under-five mortality rates have dropped by 49 per cent between 1990 and 2013. There has been accelerated average...
August 31, 2014
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has mooted the idea of “work on holiday,” a concept which will allow specialist doctors to visit hill stations as guests of the State government to offer their...
July 16, 2014
When the 2014 global Human Development Report is released later this month, it will include for the fourth time statistics from the new Multi-dimensional Poverty Index. For India, however, these n...
June 13, 2014
We asked you what could be causing children as young as some of you to start smoking
June 9, 2014
The official sanitation policy has been uniquely focussed on building toilets. But the connection between good health and using toilets has not yet been made
May 24, 2014
The JIPMER International School of Public Health (JISPH) is spreading the wings of its rural outreach initiatives to raise the health status of the population in Edaikazhinadu town panchayat in Kan...
May 6, 2014
In the war against malaria, one small corner of the globe has repeatedly turned the tide, rendering our best weapons moot and medicine on the brink of defeat. Ed Yong reports for Mosaic. »
April 5, 2014
While India continues to remain one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world, it is also a country where more than 750 million people live without that most basic of amenities that some of us take for granted: a toilet. »
March 26, 2014
The British Deputy High Commission here would undertake a pilot study in the »
March 3, 2014
Jishnu who suffers from severe haemophilia B is waiting for funds for his treatment »
September 11, 2014
Suham Hospital, run by a women Self-Help Group is a forerunner in providing quality healthcare to the poor at a subsidised cost
August 18, 2014
The Prime Minister’s ‘Clean India’ initiative is expected to see India Inc step in a major way
June 27, 2014
Visakhapatnam district’s Agency area is considered one of the endemic areas as far as malaria is concerned »
June 10, 2014
The article, “The battle for toilets and minds” (June 9), brings out some astonishing facts and things about toilet use in rural India in addition to highlighting the need for proactive initiative...
May 25, 2014
Toilets and sanitation are topics that are normally not spoken about. However, on Saturday they were the topic of discussion at the Indian Cartoon Gallery where about 50 cartoons were on display....
May 21, 2014
Rural people have better knowledge of such issues
April 29, 2014
The paediatric wing of State-run Gandhi Hospital on Monday completed two years of implementing National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) projects aimed at improving the malnutrition status of infants i...
March 28, 2014
Children, especially girls, skip their dinner because there is no toilet in the school and in the colony as well
March 25, 2014
‘37.4 per cent of children were found to be underweight and 42.8 per cent suffered from stunted growth’
February 23, 2014
‘It will help in implementation of child welfare schemes’
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