7 Jan, 2020

Nearly 30,000 Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) from across Karnataka held a massive rally and a day-long protest in Bengaluru on Friday. ASHA are honorary volunteers and receive performance-based compensation based on reported activities.

Deccan Herald

27 Dec, 2019

Those who studied ‘undernutrition’ saw underweight, wasted or stunted children, or thin and anaemic adults as deficient in calories and essential nutrients.

Financial Express

26 Dec, 2019

Moreover, high treatment gap for mental disorders, poor evidence-based treatment, and gender-differentials in treatment remain.

Financial Express

25 Dec, 2019

It is deeply disturbing to know that nearly one in seven Indians has mental health issues of varying severity, with a higher prevalence in the southern States (Inside pages, “South has higher prevalence of mental disorders: study”, December 24).

The Hindu

25 Dec, 2019

Need for quality healthcare, change in mindset.

The Tribune

24 Dec, 2019

Mental health is increasingly being recognised as one of the priority areas in health policies globally, and has also been included in the Sustainable Development Goals.

Hindustan Times

24 Dec, 2019

Road injury was the leading cause of death in India among 15 to 39-year-old men in 2017 and was the second leading cause for both sexes combined, according to the findings of the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative published in the Lancet Public Health.

The Hindu

24 Dec, 2019

INDIA is losing more young men to road traffic injuries, shows a new study published in The Lancet Public Health on Monday.

Hidustan Times

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