12 Sep, 2019

The Poshan Abhiyaan was launched on 8 March 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to affirm the government’s commitment towards eradicating all forms of malnutrition. This ambitious program, architected by Niti Aayog, was woven together using 7 key components: convergence; technology; grievance redressal; training and capacity building; behavioural change and communication (BCC); innovations; incentives.

First Post

12 Sep, 2019

It is the professional responsibility of doctors to decry any violence as a danger to the physical and mental health of individuals and of society. The 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is a good time for us all to work together to create a non-violent society where every citizen feels secure.

The Indian Express

11 Sep, 2019

Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, on Wednesday inaugurated the Centre for the Study of Complex Malaria in India (CSCMI), Malaria Research laboratory and Master of Public Health Programme at the Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH), Shillong.

Meghalaya Times

30 Aug, 2019

Public health experts were in agreement with PM Modi’s view that physical activity will help prevent diseases.

Live Mint

30 Aug, 2019

The study, which is part of the Indian Council of Medical Research-India Diabetes (ICMR-INDIAB) study and the most comprehensive analysis of physical activity patterns across states, has found that women are far less active than men.

Hindustan Times

18 Aug, 2019

The need of the hour is to make nutrition a springboard for development and not a roadblock.


13 Aug, 2019

They fill the vast gaps of access and quality. There’s a way to reconcile the views of the government and doctors.

Hindustan Times

12 Aug, 2019

As the news on climate gets worse there is a feeling of policy stasis despite the government’s brave words.

Fountain Ink

2 Aug, 2019

After tweaks, the bill, which seeks to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body, will be back in the Lok Sabha.

Hindustan Times

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