Jul 07, 2014 06:05 PM
Currently almost half the children in India are malnourished, which negatively impacts their productivity throughout their life, writes Arun Gupta.
[Nutrition] [Health] [South Asia] [India]
Jul 04, 2014 03:55 PM
The Indian govt should consider setting up a group of independent experts of integrity without any aid from industry for guiding the action to reduce dietary intake of sugar, writes Dr Arun Gupta.
[India] [Health] [South Asia]
Jul 02, 2014 01:20 PM There is a need to tackle the interrelated challenge of climate change and sustainable energy, said Dr. R.K. Pachauri, Director-General, The Energy and -Resources Institute (TERI).
Jun 09, 2014 06:27 PM
India’s Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar believes that two way dialogue between people and government was the process of Administrative Reforms.
[India] [South Asia] [Governance]
May 20, 2014 05:15 PM
In the era of nutrition being taken over by the Big Food, and businesses are enjoying equal power in decision making on policy and programmes, writes Arun Gupta.
[India] [Breastfeeding India] [South Asia] [Health]
May 12, 2014 10:40 AM
As Florence Nightingale said so many years ago, nursing is not merely a science, but more so an art, write Kavita Narayan and Devaki Nambiar.
[Healthcare] [Health MDGs] [South Asia] [India] [Health sector] [Health]
May 02, 2014 03:49 PM Continued international support for the efforts of the Government of Myanmar in the areas of democratization, socio-economic development and national reconciliation will be vital, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, noting that despite positive changes, the country faces a number of serious challenges.
Apr 17, 2014 03:03 PM By 2050, humanity could devour an estimated 140 billion tonnes of minerals, ores, fossil fuels and biomass per year, said Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director.
Apr 07, 2014 06:15 PM
The agent that assists an effective control of vector born disease the ‘Trained Medical Entomologist’ is now on the verge of extinction, writes Deepak Saxena.
[Health] [India] [South Asia]
Apr 03, 2014 10:55 AM
Tragically, in many parts of the world, these individuals are denied their fundamental human rights, said The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s in his message on World Autism Awareness Day. Read his message below:
[Ban Ki-moon] [India] [Disability]
Mar 04, 2014 12:17 PM
Domestic work is a crucial livelihood option for millions of women in the country, said Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.
[Domestic Workers] [Indian women] [South Asia]
Feb 28, 2014 06:06 PM Philippines is the third most vulnerable country to global warming and climate change, says Heherson Alvarez, commissioner of the Philippine Climate Change Commission.
Feb 06, 2014 08:05 AM A myriad of problems and challenges need to be addressed to ensure food security, out of those, ground water management is the most important, says Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI
Feb 05, 2014 01:25 PM India, in order to meet its energy requirements, has shown good potential in utilising the solar energy resource, said, Amit Kumar, Director, Energy Environment Technology Development, TERI.