MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
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]
Jun 24, 2015 07:55 PM
Prof James Curran, Dean, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, United States, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, tells how chronic diseases like cancer and diabetes are going to be the major cause of death in India. Excerpts from the interview:
[PHFI] [Hypertension] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Health MDGs] [Healthcare] [India] [Health sector]
Jun 17, 2015 12:20 PM The ‘Girl Rising’ campaign is anchored by a feature film that is being remade into several Indian languages.
Jun 16, 2015 01:00 AM According to CSR, the proposed amendments to the Child Labour Act are unfavourable to the girl child.
Jun 08, 2015 07:57 PM
Lakhs of Indians write to the Prime Minister for a better future as part of the Action-2015 May mobilisation campaign.
[Girl education] [Climate Change] [Girl child] [South Asia] [Civil society] [Hunger and Poverty] [Sustainable Development]
Jun 04, 2015 07:40 PM
The IAP HealthPhone initiative is a three-year campaign expected to benefit 60 million children in India by the year 2025.
[Indian women] [South Asia] [Indian Girls] [Gender inequality] [Health and Nutrition] [Girl child]
May 30, 2015 09:00 AM
New cases of mouth cancer and breast cancer have risen significantly in India, says a new report.
[South Asia] [Indian Girls] [Indian women] [Breast Cancer] [Health] [Cancer] [India]
May 28, 2015 05:05 PM
“During my growing up years and even today, I see women and girls shying away from mentioning the ‘M’ word,” said actress Gul Panag.
[Indian women] [Menstrual Hygiene Management] [Gender empowerment] [Gender Sensitivity] [Girl]
May 28, 2015 03:26 PM The Asia-Pacific region has achieved the Millennium Development Goals’ hunger target (MDG-1c) of halving the proportion of undernourished people in 2015.
May 22, 2015 12:30 PM
The voice based legal information kiosks or NyayaPath as they are called have been set up in the largely tribal states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.
[Tribal area] [South Asia] [Justice] [Indian Government] [ICTs]
May 11, 2015 06:05 PM AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Kings XI Punjab, Parliamentarians and Activists ties up to support ‘20x20’ AIDS treatment goals.
May 08, 2015 05:55 PM UNFPA and IPPF are partnering for providing sexual and reproductive health services to earthquake affected women and girls in Nepal.
Apr 23, 2015 01:30 PM There are several forms of conflicts of interest in public policymaking, writes Dr Arun Gupta.
Apr 14, 2015 05:37 PM Depression alone accounts for around 3% of the total burden of disease in India, writes Rahul Shidhaye.
Apr 13, 2015 05:10 PM
According to a top Indian health official citizen participation is the key to reducing maternal mortality rate in the country.
[South Asia] [Child protection] [SDGs] [Healthcare] [India] [Child mortality rate] [Panchayat]
Apr 08, 2015 01:10 PM
The cost of these diseases which occur in the form of various ailments like diabetes, strokes and hypertension is between 4% and 10% of the country’s GDP.
[India] [Health sector] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Apr 08, 2015 11:18 AM On the 65th World Health Day, India focused on the issues of maternal health, food security and food safety for the better future of the country’s men, women and specifically children.