Puppet shows to educate villagers on water & sanitation issues

With edutainment activities like puppet show, street play and magic show in villages, the West Bengal government and UNICEF has launched a campaign to educate people about safe drinking water and safe sanitation practises. Panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee said the campaign is meant to generate demand for improved water supply in unreached habitations and gradually … Read more

Making India an open defecation free Country

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Sh. Bharatsinh Solanki in a Statement laid on the table of the Lok Sabha, informed members that Government of India administers the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA), a comprehensive programme to ensure sanitation facilities in rural areas with the main objective of … Read more

Nari Ki Choupal – Women’s Empowerment

The Nari Ki Choupal is a unique forum for women and men from all backgrounds to come together and share their stories, experiences and learning as well as receive exposure to a multiplicity of government schemes and programmes based on women’s empowerment. This colourful yet enlightening series of events kicked off with a Special Gram … Read more

AYUSH would grow in a big way in 2013 – 2014

The 12th Five Year Plan seeks to expand the reach of healthcare and work towards long term objective of establishing a system of Universal Health Coverage in the country. During the 12th Plan period, AYUSH system would be increasingly main-streamed using their areas of strengths in preventive and promotive healthcare, diseases and health conditions relating … Read more

Weight Loss :: Best weight loss plans for heart health

Over the past three decades, the rising obesity epidemic has been accompanied by a proliferation of weight-loss plans. However, as a new study by researchers from the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) reveals, these weight-loss plans vary significantly in their ability to positively affect heart health.

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