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Why Indian Women Must Eat With Their Families, And How It Can Change India

Why Indian Women Must Eat With Their Families, And How It Can Change India

  Morthala (Sirohi district): When the women of this southwestern Rajasthan village sat down to eat, it was usually after the rest of the family had finished its meal —…

More Education, Fewer Child Brides, Healthier Children

More Education, Fewer Child Brides, Healthier Children

  Over 13 million adolescent girls between 10 and 19 years–equivalent to the population of South Sudan–were married in India in 2011, according to census data, but fewer literate women…

India Skips 6 Of 16 Key WHO Recommendations on TB

India Skips 6 Of 16 Key WHO Recommendations on TB

  India does not implement six out of the 16 key World Health Organisation (WHO)- recommended tuberculosis (TB) control policies in diagnosis, patient care and treatment, a new global report…

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…