MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Feb 03, 2016 06:48 PM With inputs from Dr Shacchee Baweja, OneWorld South Asia takes a closer look at the causes behind rising cancer cases in India to mark the World Cancer Day on February 4.
Sep 10, 2015 04:05 PM The South Asian counties managed to advance much further because the policy makers prioritized optimum breastfeeding and infant and child feeding, something India has not been able to do so far.
Sep 09, 2015 05:34 PM Over the years, WHO South-East Asia Region has witnessed a series of major public health emergencies.
Sep 02, 2015 04:25 PM
The Disease Management Association of India (DMAI) is a not-for-profit organisation that works towards achieving accountable, affordable and accessible healthcare in India.
[India] [Healthcare] [UN ECOSOC] [Health sector] [South Asia]
Sep 01, 2015 11:59 AM According to Central Bureau of Investigation in India, there are three million women trapped in prostitution of which 1.4 million are children.
Aug 31, 2015 05:10 PM
The community owned water treatment plant will provide clean drinking water to people at the nominal rates.
[South Asia] [Bihar] [Water and Sanitation] [SWASTH Bihar] [Health MDGs]
Aug 21, 2015 04:15 PM
Prakash Kumar, Team Lead, Bihar Technical Assistance Support Team (BTAST), a health sector reform programme in Bihar supported by DFID-UK, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, says that convergence between health, nutrition, and water and sanitation makes sense for Bihar as it is one of the most populous state and optimum use of available resources and holistic planning is necessary for development.BTAST is an initiative of Bihar Government supported by DFID-UK to implement the Sector Wide Approach to Strengthen Health (SWASTH) in Bihar. Excerpts from the interview with Prakash Kumar:
[BTAST] [Water and sanitation] [Bihar] [India] [Healthcare] [Child mortality rate] [South Asia]
Aug 19, 2015 08:07 PM
This mobile application will provide complete information on HIV and help the government in reaching out to the unreached.
[HIV/AIDS] [South Asia] [Health sector] [Health MDGs] [India HIV infections] [AIDS]
Aug 13, 2015 02:55 PM
In its bid to fight water contamination at the local level, Khaira village in Bihar is set to launch a community owned water treatment plant.
[Sustainable Development] [SWASTH Bihar] [Rural India] [BTAST] [Rural communities] [Water sanitation] [South Asia]
Aug 12, 2015 01:19 PM HIV activists from across India meet for a national consultation to discuss gaps, challenges and future strategies
Jul 16, 2015 01:41 PM The MDG report confirms that goal-setting can lift millions of people out of poverty, empower women and girls, improve health and well-being, and provide vast new opportunities for better lives.
Jul 07, 2015 10:02 PM
Despite significant gains accomplished by the MDGs, progress has been uneven across the globe, the final MDG report reveals.
[China] [India] [Millennium Development Goals] [South Asia] [Poverty and Hunger]
Jul 07, 2015 08:39 PM
The report also reveals that under-five mortality rate in South Asia has fallen by 60 per cent or more since 1990.
[Health MDGs] [India] [Millennium Development Goals] [South Asia] [UN-ESCAP]
Jul 02, 2015 07:15 PM
The conference aims to exchange international knowledge on sex-selective practices and methods of addressing the problem.
[Girls sexual harassment] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [Indian Girls] [Girl education]
Jul 01, 2015 12:33 PM Heat waves are likely to rapidly increase as climate change progresses, says Dr Dileep Mavalankar.
Jun 26, 2015 01:00 AM
According to a new study, ailments including diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases pose an increasing threat to health in India.
[Hypertension] [Healthcare] [Health MDGs] [Diabetes] [India] [South Asia]
Jun 25, 2015 04:35 PM
The Indian government has joined hands with the private partners for modernizing the Anganwadi infrastructure in rural areas.
[South Asia] [Child rights] [Government of India] [Women rights]