Feb 11, 2014 According to World Lung Foundation, more than one million Indians die prematurely from tobacco related disease each year. Read more
Jan 23, 2014 In a tiny anganwadi centre in Muthialpet at the border of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, the anganwadi worker, Saraswati, has a tiffin box filled with curd rice. She proceeds to take turns to feed the young children, who are sitting on the floor. Read more
Jan 22, 2014 The new campaign called 'Artery' by the Indian government shows graphic harm caused due to Cigarettes and Bidi smoking. Read more
Dec 11, 2013 Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Dy Chairman, Planning Commission of India, released the IBFAN report on breastfeeding in New Delhi on Tuesday. Read more
Oct 29, 2013 Medecins Sans Frontieres , an international NGO, strives to ride on ‘Velorution’ or a cycle revolution to take healthcare services to the ignored sections of society. Read more
Oct 24, 2013 Children and pregnant mothers in the developing world are facing widespread exposure to toxic lead in paint. Read more
Oct 15, 2013 Health officials say nearly 8,000 people have tested positive for the virus and that the death toll could be much higher than 22 in Pakhtunkhwa Province. Read more
Oct 10, 2013 Nestle is already facing a criminal charge in the court of law for alleged violation of the IMS Act in 1994 and it took 17 years for the court to frame a charge in 2012. Read more
Apr 16, 2013 This practice termed as Community Led Total Sanitation Campaign (CLTS) addresses the problem of sanitation in rural areas of Bhiwani district in Haryana.
A pioneering health initiative in rural India, OneWorld's Maternal Health Care (MHC) project aims at providing useful information to pregnant women through mobile phones. This information on healthcare, nutrition and eating right - knowledge that a pregnant woman needs for her well being and good health - is sent to the women and their families as SMS messages in Hindi. The idea behind combining ICTs with health delivery services is to bring down the maternal mortality rate in rural India. Expectant women register for this service with their mobile phones and receive SMS messages on pre-natal care, reminders about specific tests and vaccinations, food and nutrients that ensure safety of a woman and healthy delivery of a child. The service is currently running in the villages of Uttar Pradesh in north India.