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June 2018

May 2018

International Nurses Day

By |2018-07-01T12:52:47+05:30May 12th, 2018|General|

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on 12th May. It is an important day for all the nurses, as it is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, who is widely considered the founder of modern nursing. She was also an English social reformer and statistician. She was noticed while serving as [...]

World Red Cross Day 2018

By |2018-05-08T12:16:47+05:30May 8th, 2018|General|

Red Cross was introduced as a major contribution towards the peace after the World War I by an international commission at the 14th international conference of the Red Cross. The principle of the Red Cross truce was then approved on the 15th international conference at Tokyo in the year 1934. It was then applicable all [...]

April 2018

World Malaria Day 2018

By |2018-04-25T20:07:18+05:30April 25th, 2018|General|

The World Health Assembly established The World Malaria Day in May 2007 to provide "education and understanding of malaria". The theme for this year is “Ready to beat malaria” promoted by WHO along with the partner organizations. It is an international observance which is commemorated every year on 25 April. The main reason for this [...]

Learn How a Small Community in Thane Handles its Plastic Waste

By |2018-04-22T20:09:12+05:30April 22nd, 2018|General|

The theme for Earth Day 2018 is End Plastic Pollution. This Earth Day we decided to cover the story of a a gated community in Thane, Maharashtra comprising of around 350 families in Highland Residency which manages plastic waste in a very systematic manner. Members of the society have been instrumental in bringing a green [...]

Bronchitis- Acute and Chronic

By |2018-04-16T15:14:38+05:30April 16th, 2018|General|

Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchi [Large and medium-sized airways] in the lungs. Symptoms include coughing up mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest discomfort. Chronic bronchitis is defined as a productive cough that lasts for three months or more per year for at least two years Anyone can get acute bronchitis, but infants, young [...]

Beat the Heat

By |2018-04-05T20:22:55+05:30April 5th, 2018|General|

Across the globe hot days are becoming hotter!!! Global warming is caused due to frequent heat waves. 80% heat recorded today is due to human-caused global warming. Humans are responsible for global warming. Carbon dioxide is the main heat-trapping gas which is responsible for the most of the average warming. Emissions from cars, power plants [...]

March 2018

7 Major nutrients

By |2018-03-28T15:56:07+05:30March 28th, 2018|General|

In order for our body to function properly and to stay healthful, it is very important to follow a good nutritious diet. The absorption of nutrients starts when the food begins to digest, as they are transported to assist all the metabolic processes in the human body. The human body requires seven types of nutrients, [...]

Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world

By |2018-03-24T17:33:17+05:30March 24th, 2018|General|

On March 24, 1882. Dr. Robert Koch discovered Mycobacterium tuberculosis, it's the bacteria that causes tuberculosis. March 24th, 1982 was designated as World TB Day especially to educate the public about the impact of tuberculosis around the world. The theme of World TB day 2018 is “Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world”- the main motto [...]