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The JNCASR (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research) has developed injectable silk-fibroin based hydrogel to deliver sustained insulin to diabetic patients. The fibroin-based hydrogel was developed using biocompatible additives. The gel developed will ease insulin delivery in diabetic patients. The gel was first tested in rats and was successful. Highlights The researchers have found ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
On March 8, 2020, the Union Environment Minister Prakash Javedekar announced that sanitary napkin disposal bags are to be made mandatory. Highlights The sanitary napkin manufacturers have to supply a biodegradable bag along with every napkin from January 2021. There are high possibilities for the “Swachhta Sevaks” or the women garbage collectors to get infected ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Menstrual Hygiene Programme is aimed at promoting Menstrual Hygiene for Adolescent Girls in the age group 10-19. The programme is implemented by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in association with the state governments. It combines health education for adolescent girls, providing a regular supply of sanitary napkins and enabling other sanitation ..
Project Kannamma is the initiative of the Rotary Club of Madras North to provide sanitary napkins to the students. Project Kannamma It was started in August of 2018 by providing free, biodegradable sanitary napkins to 82 students at the Government High School in Uthandi of Tamil Nadu. Today under the Project Kannamma, sanitary napkins are ..
Khushi scheme of Odisha aims to provide good menstrual hygiene care to women of the state. The initiative aims to promote health and hygiene among school going adolescent girls leading to higher retention in school and greater empowerment of women. About the Initiative Under the scheme, the government will provide free sanitary napkins to 17 ..
Maharashtra government will roll out Asmita Yojana on the International Women’s Day (March 8, 2018) to provide affordable (subsidised) sanitary pads to school girls and women. Under the scheme, schoolgirls studying in Zilla Parishad schools will get sanitary napkin packet at Rs 5 while rural women can avail it at subsidised rate of Rs.24 and ..