Health: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Jyoti Shelar wins first place in English category of Schizophrenia Research Foundation’s (SCARF) media for mental health reporting award

Published: October 26, 2018

The Hindu’s Mumbai-based correspondent Jyoti Shelar has won the first place in the English category of Schizophrenia Research Foundation’s (SCARF) media for mental health reporting award 2018 in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Her report on suicides by farmers and the resultant impact on the mental health of their families won her the award. The other two ..

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Nishtha Dudeja crowned as Miss Deaf Asia 2018

Published: October 24, 2018

Nishtha Dudeja from Haryana has recently won the Miss Deaf Asia 2018 title at an international pageant held in Prague , Czech Republic. She is the first Indian to have won any title at the Miss Deaf World Pageant. Prior to this title, Nishtha had also won the 2018 Miss Deaf India title in Jaipur, ..

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New Delhi venue of 4th Edition Of Global Partners’ Forum

Published: October 22, 2018

The Government of India (GoI) will host the 4th Edition Of Global Partners’ Forum in New Delhi on December 12-13, 2018. This unique forum aims to unite PMNCH’s 1,000+ partners around common strategies so that every woman, child and adolescent – no matter where they live – can survive, thrive and transform our world. The ..

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Canada officially legalized recreational use of marijuana

Published: October 18, 2018

Canada has officially become the 2nd Country in the world to legalize the recreational use of marijuana nationwide after Uruguay. The Cannabis Act (or Bill C-45) came into force on 17th October 2018. The new regulations aim to protect public health and safety by allowing adults access to legal cannabis and is a social experiment ..

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‘Swastha Bharat Yatra’ national campaign launched for Safe Food

Published: October 17, 2018

The Government of India (GoI) has launched a nationwide campaign ‘Swasth Bharat Yatra’ from October 16 on the occasion of 2018 World Food Day (WFD to create consumer awareness about eating safe and nutritious food for becoming healthy. As per the campaign, a pan-India cycle rally is being organized by Food Safety and Standards Authority ..

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