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WHO List of ten Global Health issues

The World Health Organization recently released a list of Global Health Issues. According to the WHO, these are the issues the world will have to deal with in 2021 due to inadequacies of health system created due to COVID-19. According to WHO, the pandemic could set back the global health progress achieved in the last ..

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November 14: World Diabetes Day

Every year, World Diabetes Day is celebrated on November 14. The celebrations of the World Diabetes Day is led by International Diabetes Federation. This year the World Diabetes Day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Nurses make the difference for Diabetes History The World Diabetes Day was launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization ..

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GoI to create a permanent body to control air pollution in Delhi

On October 26, 2020, the Government of India informed the supreme court that it will soon legislate a permanent body to handle the air pollution problems in Delhi. The body is mainly focus on pollution caused due to stubble burning. Highlights On October 16, 2020, the Supreme Court of India had appointed a one-man committee ..

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CEPI to include India among six other countries for COVID-19 Vaccine Testing

The Global Initiative of Coalition of Epidemic Preparedness for Innovation, CEPI has identified six labs from countries such as Britain, Netherlands, Italy, Canada, Bangladesh and India. Highlights The THSTI lab of India has been recognised under the global network of CEPI for assessment of COVID-19 vaccines. THSTI is Translational Health Science and Technology Institute. It ..

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First Anniversary of Fit India Movement: PM Modi releases Age appropriate Fitness Protocols

On September 24, 2020, Fit India Dialogue was held virtually. PM Modi addressed the dialogue and released the “Age appropriate Fitness Protocols” marking the first anniversary of Fit India Movement. Highlights During the dialogue, the prime minister interacted with actor Milind Soman, cricketer Virat Kohli. They shared their fitness experiences with the Prime Minister. According ..

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