Newborn Health: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
National Newborn Week celebrated
Published: November 21, 2020
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 ..
Topics: BCG vaccine • child mortality rate • India Newborn Action Plan • National Newborn Week • Neonatal Mortality Rate • Newborn & Child Health • Newborn Health • Oral Polio Vaccine • Stillbirth • universal immunisation programme
Vinod Paul: First Indian to receive WHO’s IhsanDogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize
Published: January 31, 2018
NITI Aayog member Dr Vinod Paul became first Indian to be awarded prestigious IhsanDoğramacı Family Health Foundation Prize by World Health Organisation (WHO). It will be formally presented at World Health Assembly to be held in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2018. Background He was selected unanimously for the prestigious award by WHO Board from six ..
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