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