Diarrhoea Current Affairs, GK & News

India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative: Mortality Rate dropped by 49%

The India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative has recently published two scientific papers. The initiative has given its report on district-level trends of child growth and child mortality. Key Findings The child mortality rate has dropped by 49% between 2000 and 2017. According to the report, though child mortality and child growth has improved, the inequality ..

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March 23: World Meteorological Day

Every year on March 23, World Meteorological Day is celebrated. It was established in 1950. The Day is being observed by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and also by the United Nations. March 23 has been chosen as the World Meteorological Organization was established on that day in 1950. Highlights Every year the WMO fixes ..

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November 19: World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is marked by the United Nations and its sister organizations every year on November 19 since 2013. In July 2013, the United Nations passed a resolution to mark the event by its member nations. The objective is to bring behavioural changes and implementation of policies that will end open defecation and increase ..

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Union Government launches Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched a nationwide Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) to check child diarrhoeal deaths. The IDCF drive was launched by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda in New Delhi. It will be observed from 11th to 23rd July, 2016 across the country. Key ..

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