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October 21: Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day

Every year the Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day is marked on October 21. The day is also known as World Iodine Deficiency day. It is celebrated to create awareness of importance of Iodine in everyday diet. Also the day aims to bring out the necessity of iodine for the normal growth, function and development ..

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2019 edition of World Thyroid Day (WTD)

The World Thyroid Day (WTD) is observed every year on May 25 to promote awareness and understanding of thyroid health and the advances made in treating thyroid diseases. The thyroid gland is an important part of the body and is extremely important as it regulates metabolism, affects energy levels, crucial body functions, and heart rate. ..

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Tackling Anaemia

Even though India has was to dramatically reduce the number of people living in extreme poverty from 306 million people living on less than $1.90 (on a PPP basis) a day in 2011 to 48 million today, it is puzzling to see why it has been unable to show a similar dynamism in its record ..

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