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Work to develop a COVID-19 vaccine is faster than ever but safety and efficacy processes remain unchanged, PAHO Director says

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will only support the distribution of a vaccine that has proven to be safe and effective in clinical trials,...
Oct 22

Haryana tops Anemia Mukt Bharat Index in country

Additional Chief Secretary of Health Department Rajeev Arora said, in a recently released scorecard of the Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) Index by the Ministry of ...
Oct 21

Sterile refrigeration required for COVID vaccine, A challenge for most

Investment in infrastructure and cooling technology lags behind the high-speed leap that vaccine development has taken this year due to the virus....
Oct 20

One stillbirth occurs every 16 seconds, according to first ever joint UN estimates

COVID-19-related health service disruptions could worsen the situation, potentially adding nearly 200,000 more stillbirths over a 12-month period....
Oct 08

All India COVID-19 news updates across States and UT's : Sep 8, 2020

National Covid-19 news updates across States and UT's Sep 8...
Sep 08

UNICEF to lead procurement of COVID vaccines for low income Countries

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is the world's largest single vaccine buyer, procuring more than 2 billion doses of various vaccines annually...
Sep 07

US wont join WHO linked efforts on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

More than 170 countries are in talks to participate in the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (Covax) Facility...
Sep 02

WHO declares Africa free of Polio virus

Today is a historic day for Africa," said Professor Rose Gana Fomban Leke, whose commission certified that no cases had occurred on the continent ...
Aug 26

2 in 5 schools lacked hand washing facilities prior to pandemic — UNICEF, WHO

Basic hand washing facilities at schools could have curbed COVID-19 pandemic reports UNICEF and WHO...
Aug 20

6 Ways the UAE empowers women to breastfeed

For World Breastfeeding Week 2020, we celebrate the ways in which the UAE supports mums...
Aug 07

Breastfeeding Advice during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Given the low paces of transmission of respiratory infections through breast milk, the WHO expresses that moms with COVID-19 can breastfeed....
Aug 06

UNICEF & WHO appeals to the government to promote breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 will see WHO and UNICEF breastfeeding guidelines for the governments...
Jul 31

COVID may cause severe malnutrition in another 67 lakh children

According to UNICEF, in India, there are still around 20 million children under five years of age who are suffering from wasting....
Jul 29

Coronavirus has worsened global hunger crisis

Economic slowdowns and climate-related shocks are pushing more people into hunger, while nutritious foods remain too expensive for many, the report found....
Jul 14

Indian COVID19 vaccines in the global race : Dr. TV Venkateswaran

Indigenous Indian COVID-19 vaccines in the global race to end the pandemic: Dr. TV Venkateswaran...
Jul 06

Capgemini announced the winners of Tech4Positive Futures Challenge

The initiative invited its best and brightest minds to help address some of society’s biggest issues through innovative, technology-led, ecosystem-enabled solutions....
Jul 06

Common trends of Nutrition in infancy and childhood – Evidence based

The first 2 years of life are important, as optimal nutrition during this period lowers the risk of chronic diseases, morbidity and mortality...
Jun 30

100 Million South Asia children can slip into poverty amid COVID-19

In Bangladesh, UNICEF said it found that some of the poorest families could not afford three meals a day, while in Sri Lanka its survey ...
Jun 24

SATO introduces innovative hand washing solution during pandemic

First batch of the taps to be manufactured in India and regionally distributed, in line with the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' vision...
Jun 24

Vice President urges educational institutions to include Yoga in online learning classes

Yoga can be an effective solution for the high level of stress that the pandemic has created in our lives: Vice President ...
Jun 22

UN chief backs global access to "People's Vaccine"

There needed to be "global solidarity to ensure that every person, everywhere, has access", Antonio Guterres said....
Jun 05

Meet Khushboo Jain, Co-Founder, and COO, ImpactGuru.com on how the health of an individual can impact the health of the economy

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May 29

'World Menstrual Hygiene Day' reasons for awareness

On Menstrual Hygiene Day, Manushi Chhillar teams up with UNICEF to spread awareness about menstruation...
May 28

Stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, warn WHO and UNICEF

Agencies encourage women to continue to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic ...
May 28

Strides Pharma starts clinical trial of COVID-19 drug

Strides is the first Indian Company to have commenced export of Favipiravir tablets ...
May 22

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