‘Break the Chain’ Campaign

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the government of Kerala has launched the ‘Break the Chain’ campaign to promote hand washing and hygiene. About the Campaign The campaign was launched by the state’s Health Department. It seeks to create ..

CSIR IHBT Hand Sanitizers

Scientists at the CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology in Himachal Pradesh have developed a hand sanitizer in light of the increase in demand for such products across India. Hand Sanitizers Hand sanitizers are sanitation products used for neutralising infectious agents ..

Florish biodegradable sanitary napkins introduced in Uttarakhand

A biodegradable sanitary napkin has been launched in Haldwani in Uttarakhand. It is a move to improve menstrual hygiene among women while simultaneously tackling the issue of environmental degradation. The Florish napkins are made up of biodegradable raw materials like ..

2019 edition of Global Handwashing Day (GHD)

The Global Handwashing Day (GHD) is observed every year on 15th of October to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their handwashing habits. It is a  global campaign to raise awareness of handwashing with soap as a ..

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launches campaign Angikaar for change management

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has recently launched a campaign for change management “Angikaar” for social behaviour change. The campaign focusesing on issues such as water & energy conservation, waste management, health, tree plantation, sanitation and hygiene ..

WASH for Healthcare

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) amenities, including waste management and environmental cleaning services, are critical to their safe functioning of the health care institutions. Lack of WASH and Associated Complications Lack of WASH services will result in a compromise of ..