October 2018

September 2018

Alzheimer’s Disease: What you need to know

By |2018-09-22T15:13:00+05:30September 21st, 2018|General|

Millions of people suffer from Alzheimer's disease. Every three seconds someone in the world develops Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer Disease International (ADI). It is a progressive and irreversible brain disorder that impairs memory and other mental functions. It slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. [...]

July 2018

Cotton swabs can cause ear infection

By |2018-07-22T16:01:45+05:30July 22nd, 2018|General|

Many people think earwax is a sign of uncleanliness. It's not true!!! So to remove the excess wax and debris from the ear canal, people use cotton swabs (Q-Tips) every day. People think it is harmless, but they can be dangerous when they are used to clean ears especially for young children. According to Journal [...]

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 [...]