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Paalan 1000 National Campaign

On August 16, 2022, ‘Paalan 1000 National Campaign was set in motion’. It was launched by Bharati Pravin Pawar (Union Minister of State for Health) in virtual mode. On the occasion, a parenting application was also unveiled, that primarily focuses on children’s development in first two years. Highlights of the launch: According to Bharati Pravin ..

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National Girl Child Day

Every year the National Girl Child Day is celebrated on January 24. The day is celebrated to promote the rights of girl child in the country. Also the day aims to spread the importance of education, health and nutrition of the girl child. Theme The Government of India did not announce any theme in 2022. ..

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China’s Feat in Maternal and Child Survival Rates

Lancet report along with China’s health research institutions and international colleagues from US, UK and Australia have reported on country’s progress with respect to maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health and nutrition since 1949. Highlights According to Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), in 70 years China had made a significant  transition from “where survival of ..

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Anamaya: Tribal Health Collaborative

The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister recently launched the Tribal Health Collaborative called “Anamaya”. Key Features of Anamaya It is a multi-stake holder initiative. It was launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The initiative will also be supported by the Bill and Melinda ..

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SANKALP SE SIDDHI launched by TRIFED

The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) operating under Ministry of Tribal Affairs recently launched the “SANKALP SE SIDDHI”. SANKALP SE SIDDHI It is a hundred-day drive. The main aim of the drive is to activate the Van Dhan Vikas Kendras located in tribal villages. It aims to cover 1,500 villages in India ..

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National Newborn Week celebrated

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is celebrating National Newborn Week between November 15, 2020 and November 21, 2020. The main objective of celebrating National Newborn Week is to create awareness about the importance of newborn child survival and development. Why is it important to celebrate National Newborn Week? Every year around 2.6 million ..

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