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Why India Needs To Count Its Broken Toilets

Why India Needs To Count Its Broken Toilets

  In 2016, as many as 96.5% of rural elementary government schools in India had toilets, but more than one in four toilets (27.79%) were dysfunctional or locked, according to…

C-Section Rates Reveal The Need For Smarter Indian Healthcare Policy

C-Section Rates Reveal The Need For Smarter Indian Healthcare Policy

  In 2011-12, more than 50% of deliveries in nine of 10 Telangana districts were caesarean section deliveries (C-sections), according to an analysis of district-level health data. In comparison, none…

19 Indians Die Daily In Drink-Driving Mishaps. Here’s How That Can Change

19 Indians Die Daily In Drink-Driving Mishaps. Here’s How That Can Change

  India’s daily drink-driving death toll of 19 could be reduced if police checking is made unpredictable to drivers who currently know where to expect checks, a new collaborative study…

Benefits Of Ending Child Marriage, Early Birth = India’s Annual Higher Education Budget

Benefits Of Ending Child Marriage, Early Birth = India’s Annual Higher Education Budget

  Over the next seven years, India could save $5 billion (Rs 33,500 crore) in healthcare and related costs if it eliminates child marriage and early childbirth, according to a…

‘Diabetes Epidemic Shifting To Urban Poor, India Needs Urgent Prevention, Screening’

‘Diabetes Epidemic Shifting To Urban Poor, India Needs Urgent Prevention, Screening’

  Diabetes, once a disease of the affluent, is now rampant among India’s urban poor too and preventive measures and free screening services are urgently required to control its impact:…

Mumbai’s ‘M East’: Where 50% Children Under 2 Years Are Stunted, 40% Underweight

Mumbai’s ‘M East’: Where 50% Children Under 2 Years Are Stunted, 40% Underweight

Nikhat Mohammed Humayun Sheth, 22, with her sons Mohammed Iman (2.5 years) and Mohammed Ayan (10 months) at Rafi Nagar Slum, Govandi, Mumbai. Mohammed Iman was born premature and was…

Why India’s Most Productive City Is Losing The Battle Against Child Malnutrition

Why India’s Most Productive City Is Losing The Battle Against Child Malnutrition

Mumbai’s skyline from Marine Drive which falls in Colaba Ward that has third highest malnutrition among children studying in Municipal schools.   Mumbai’s Colaba is well known for its art…

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