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Apr 07, 2016 India is at an alarming stage with over 60 million diabetics as over 40 to 70 per cent of lower limb amputations are related to this disease. Read more
Feb 03, 2016 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. Read more
Sep 10, 2015 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. Read more
Sep 09, 2015 Over the years, WHO South-East Asia Region has witnessed a series of major public health emergencies. Read more
Sep 02, 2015 The Disease Management Association of India (DMAI) is a not-for-profit organisation that works towards achieving accountable, affordable and accessible healthcare in India. Read more
Aug 31, 2015 The UN health agency has congratulated India on the eradication of the killer disease. Read more
Aug 31, 2015 The community owned water treatment plant will provide clean drinking water to people at the nominal rates. Read more
Aug 19, 2015 This mobile application will provide complete information on HIV and help the government in reaching out to the unreached. Read more
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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.
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