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IHCL initiates philanthropic ‘Dil Se Deejiye’ drive to raise funds for Cancer Patients

Tata Medical Center Kolkata

The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has partnered with Tata Medical Center ahead of World Cancer Day to launch ‘Dil Se Deejiye’, a philanthropic initiative specifically aimed at raising funds for Tata Medical Center, Kolkata. Through this initiative, IHCL will collect a voluntary contribution of INR 100 or more from guests across its hotels. Established to serve all sections of society with ...

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Urgent need to make strategic changes in the health care delivery system: Naik

bust of Swami Athuradasji

The Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH Shripad Naik inaugurated the PG Courses and National Seminar at National Homoeopathy Research Institute in Mental Health in Kottayam on 2 February 2019. On this occasion Naik unveiled the Bronze Bust of Swami Athuradasji who was a founder of the Research institute. On this occasion the Minister said that Swamiji was so committed ...

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India to play pivotal role in advancing global collaboration in Homoeopathy

Shripad Yesso Naik-Goa

The World Integrated Medicine Forum on the regulation of Homoeopathic Medicinal Products with the theme ‘Advancing Global Collaboration’ was inaugurated Shripad Naik, Union Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of AYUSH. The three-day forum is being organised by Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH), with the support of Ministry of AYUSH, Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the United States (HPCUS) and ...

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Anganwadi Workers crucial drivers of making India malnutrition free; 97 AWWs felicitated with National Awards

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi presenting the National Awards to Anganwadi Workers for exceptional achievement for the year 2017-18, at a function, in New Delhi on January 07, 2019. Virendra Kumar and the Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Shri Rakesh Srivastava are also seen.

Union Minister for Women & Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, in the presence of Minister of State for MWCD,  Virendra Kumar conferred National Awards to 97 Anganwadi Workers (AWWs) for Exceptional Achievements for the year 2017-18 on 7 January 2019. The award is given to motivate the AWWs and recognise their exemplary service in the field of child development and related ...

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Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana gets National Health Authority for faster implementation

Narendra Modi in Ranchi, Jharkahnd on September 23, 2018

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the restructuring of existing National Health Agency as “National Health Authority” for better implementation of Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY).  With this approval, the existing society “National Health Agency” has been dissolved and will be replaced by National Health Authority as an attached office to Ministry of ...

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President of India Inaugurates Centre of Excellence for Genetic Blood Disorders in Telangana

Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Anaemia

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Anaemia, Thalassemia and Other Genetic Blood Disorders at the Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences in Karimnagar, Telangana on December 22, 2018. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that India has made significant strides in the field of healthcare. However, it still have a long way to go in evolving a holistic healthcare system, one which ...

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Make India the international capital for Generic Medicines: Vice President

Indian Pharmaceutical Companies

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called up on the pharmaceutical industry to work towards making India an International Capital of Generic Medicines-while addressing the 70th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress at Amity University, Noida on 21 December 2018. Naidu said that India becoming the largest provider of generic drugs globally with the Indian generics accounting for 20 % of global ...

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New India needs education system based on innovation, life skills and inclusion: Dr Swaroop Sampat Rawal

Dr Swaroop Sampat Rawal- contribution to education and inclusion

New India, experts believe, will need overhaul of its education system. In an exclusive interaction with PWi, Dr. Swaroop Sampat-Rawal shared her insights into the reforms Indian education system need to be transformed into a system based on innovation, life skills and inclusion. Former Miss India and Bollywood superstar, Dr Swaroop Sampat-Rawal has been recently conferred an Honorary Doctorate from the University ...

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Life saving CPR training should be made compulsory in schools: VP

GSL Hospital on wheels

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that every citizen of the country must be made capable of saving others in times of life-threatening distress. Addressing a gathering at Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Camp, being organised at Swarna Bharat Trust, in Vijayawada, he urged the teaching community to inculcate the values of care, empathy and compassion among ...

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Telangana, Rajasthan, Lemon Tree Hotels, Montfort Centre for Education conferred National awards for Outstanding Work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

National Awards on Individuals, Institutions, Organizations, State/District etc for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(PwDs)

On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December 2018, the Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu conferred the National Awards on Individuals, Institutions, Organizations, State/District etc for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(PwDs) at a function in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment  Thawarchand ...

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National Action Plan for Skill Development to impart skill training to 25 lakh persons with disabilities by 2022: Vice President @ National Awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu with the Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), at an event to present the National Awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, in New Delhi on December 03, 2018. The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawar Chand Gehlot, the Ministers of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale,  Vijay Sampla, Krishan Pal and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that people with special needs require empathy and not sympathy. He was addressing the gathering after presenting the 72 National Awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, on 3rd December 2018. The Union Minister for Social Justice and ...

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UN’s 2018 Theme for World Disability Day 2018: Empowering persons with disabilities, ensuring inclusiveness and equality

A student poses in the classroom. 38 year old Ronald Joseph lost both his legs in a motorcycle accident in 1997. On march 11, 2011 with the help of the non government organization Help for Haiti, Joseph transformed his personal loss into a communal gain by opening a school for handicapped children in the poor and often volatile Cite Soleil. Currently the one room school helps 50 children from the neighborhood but expansion plans are already underway. UN's 2018 Theme: Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality
Photo Logan Abassi UN/MINUSTAH

UN’s 2018 Theme on the occasion of World Disability Day ‘Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’ focuses on empowering persons with disabilities for an inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3 ...

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