World Health Organization ropes in Amitabh Bachchan to spread awareness on hepatitis

Amitabh Bachchan speaks about eye care, launches campaign in UP to prevent blindness

Amitabh Bachchan has launched a ‘See Now’ campaign, centred in UP, to help end avoidable blindness. The campaign will deploy creative content across five key districts – Unnao, Lucknow, Raebareli, Lakhimpur Kheri and Sitapur – via radio, television, print, social media, Whatsapp and SMS to provide information on eye health, local services and how to […]

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Superstar Big B falls ill, doctors rush to Jodhpur

Legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan reportedly fell ill while shooting ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ in Jodhpur. The news was confirmed by the actor himself through a blog post on Tuesday morning. In his blog, Big B wrote, “I am getting my team of Doctors in tomorrow morning to fiddle around with my body and set me […]

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Veteran actress Shammi passes away

Veteran Bollywood actress Nargis Rabadi, popularly known as Shammi, has passed away. The actress appeared in over 200 films. And the exact cause of her death is yet unknown. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, designer Sandeep Khosla and former Member of Parliament Priya Dutt were among those who expressed their grief over her death on social media. […]

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NO ‘toilet’, NO ‘school’: Girl forces father to build toilet

Generally children demand chocolates or toys from parents, But, Shweta Rangari, a resident of Yavatmal’s  Indarathana  zilha, demanded to construct a toilet in the house. She refused to go to school till her father doesn’t construct a toilet. Her father was shocked and constructed a toilet within a week. Shweta studies in 4 th standard […]

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‘Let a person die with dignity’, say palliative care experts

For the 83-year-old, Nitin Kumar (name changed) his family was everything. Like anybody in that age, he had started feeling more breathless and came to the doctors with the complaint of heart ailments. Kumar had a severe heart disease which took a toll on his kidney. Kumar’s family approached the palliative care unit at Hinduja […]

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India continues to be polio free, suspected cases still a reality, say experts

India is known for its constant fight against various diseases. In one such victory, India has continued to be a polio-free country since 2014, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This has been possible due to the constant checks and immunizations camps that are held regularly held across the country to keep a check […]

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The unsung hero: Meet a ward boy whose mimicry is like a ‘pain killer’ for the patients

The unsung hero: Meet a ward boy whose mimicry is like a ‘pain killer’ for the patients

Ravidas Babu Monashri’s family belongs to Mumbai. His father worked as a ward boy in Sir JJ Hospital. After father’s death, Ravidas was appointed on his place. Ravidas’s family’s financial condition is poor. Since he didn’t have his own house in Mumbai, for several years, he and his family lived in the Chawl in JJ […]

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Door-to-door-campaign to detect unreported TB cases to start soon

A door-to-door-campaign to detect unreported TB cases to start soon

The second phase of campaign which seeks to detect hidden cases of TB will commence in Maharashtra from July 17 to 30. In the first phase of campaign from the total of as many as 2,650 cases detected nationally, 161 were found in Mumbai, Thane, Bhiwandi and Pune. The campaign will be launched in Aurangabad, Beed, […]

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World Health Organization ropes in Amitabh Bachchan to spread awareness on hepatitis

World Health Organization ropes in Amitabh Bachchan to spread awareness on hepatitis

In order to boost awareness about hepatitis, the World Health Organization has appointed Amitabh Bachchan as its goodwill ambassador. Hepatitis kills 4, 10,000 people in South East Asia, region every year, out of which 60% is in India due to different types of Hepatitis related issues.  90 million people suffer from chronic liver disease and […]

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