NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES TOP KILLERS IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA: WHO

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-01-29 NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES TOP KILLERS IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA: WHO Relevant for: Developmental Issues | Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) — mainly cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes and cancer — continue to be the top killers in the South-East Asia Region, claiming 8.5 million lives…

SEVEN NORTHEASTERN STATES LAG BEHIND IN TOILETS FOR SCHOOLGIRLS

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-01-28 SEVEN NORTHEASTERN STATES LAG BEHIND IN TOILETS FOR SCHOOLGIRLS Relevant for: Developmental Issues | Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues Nationally, about 66.4% schools provide girls with toilets. An average of 34.96% schools in the eight northeastern States had usable toilets for girls in 2018 compared to 36.66%…

LESSONS FROM KERALA

Source: www.thehindu.com Date: 2019-01-03 LESSONS FROM KERALA Relevant for: Health, Education & Human Resources | Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues Last year, in October at Astana, Kazakhstan, world leaders declared their commitment to ‘Primary Care’. They were reaffirming what their predecessors had done in Alma Ata in 1978. The Alma Ata Declaration, as…

President Of India Inaugurates The 12th Global Healthcare Summit In Mumbai; Addresses The Centenary Celebration Event Of The Yoga Institute

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2018-12-29 OPINION Relevant for: Health, Education & Human Resources Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 12th Global Healthcare Summit organized by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin in Mumbai today. Speaking on the occasion, the President acknowledged…

Bhasha Sangam Program To Provide Multilingual Exposure To Students In Indian Languages

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2018-12-17 OPINION Relevant for: Health, Education & Human Resources Topic: Education and related issues Ministry of Human Resource Development BHASHA SANGAM Program to provide multilingual exposure to students in Indian Languages Posted On: 17 DEC 2018 5:41PM by PIB Delhi The Department of School Education & Literacy has initiated Bhasha Sangam…

Various Scholarship Schemes Of Hrd Ministry For Students

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2018-12-17 OPINION Relevant for: Health, Education & Human Resources Topic: Education and related issues Ministry of Human Resource Development Various Scholarship Schemes of HRD Ministry for Students Posted On: 17 DEC 2018 5:41PM by PIB Delhi The Ministry of Human Resource Development is implementing the following important scholarship schemes:   (i)…

Uba Running Successfully To Bring Transformational Change In Rural Development Process

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2018-12-17 OPINION Relevant for: Health, Education & Human Resources Topic: Education and related issues Ministry of Human Resource Development UBA running successfully to bring transformational change in rural development process Posted On: 17 DEC 2018 5:42PM by PIB Delhi The Government has launched Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) on 11th November, 2014.…

Providing Health For All

Source : www.thehindu.com  Date : 2018-12-12 OPINION Relevant for: Health, Education & Human Resources Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues Today, on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, I wonder how many readers are aware of what UHC is. According to the World Health Organisation, UHC means “ensuring that everyone, everywhere can access essential quality health…