Here are a few personal hygiene mistakes that can affect your health

When it comes to personal hygiene, most of us are pretty well-versed in how often to take a shower or how to properly wash our undergarments. However, it turns out there are a lot of other things to think about, and it's possible we are making some common hygiene mistakes and don't even realize it. No matter how clean we think we might be, a few important practices might be slipping through the cracks. No one's perfect when it comes to personal care, but the more you know, the better you can keep yourself free of unwanted bacteria, breakouts, or even illness

Here are a few personal hygiene mistakes that can affect your healthPoor hygiene can not only increase the risk of sickness but also affect our social and professional life. But even the best of us are bound to make a few errors when trying to keep up with cleanliness. Here are five common mistakes you should avoid. Wearing shoes without socks Wearing shoes without socks to […]

‘Sanitation coverage in India more than doubled,’ states PM Modi

While interacting with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said that sanitation coverage in the country has increased from 38 per cent to nearly 80 per cent

‘Sanitation coverage in India more than doubled,’ states PM ModiHe also spoke about affordable cardiac stents and knee implants. Explaining the importance of healthcare and wellness, the Prime Minister said that health is the basis for all success and prosperity. The Government of India has reduced prices of stents substantially. This is helping the poor and the middle class the most: PM @narendramodi #HealthKiBaatPMKeSaath […]

‘Cleanliness the best way to promote hygiene and disease prevention,’ says Vice President

M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that cleanliness ensures hygiene and disease prevention and it also creates a sense of social well-being and good mental health. He was addressing a social gathering after releasing two books - ‘A Treatise on Cleanliness’ and ‘Waste Management, an Introduction’, authored by Rajat Bhargava

‘Cleanliness the best way to promote hygiene and disease prevention,’ says Vice President  The Vice President said that it is apt that the author has chosen these subjects at an appropriate time when India is journeying through a phase of growth and development. He further said that cleanliness is next only to godliness. Cleanliness and waste management are not only linked to hygiene but management of resources […]

Health ministry to name hospitals which underperform under Kayakalp initiative

Kayakalp is an initiative for awarding public health facilities, it aims to incentivise facilities that show exemplary performance in adhering to standard protocols of cleanliness and infection control as well as inculcate a culture of on-going assessment and peer review of performance related to hygiene, cleanliness and sanitation. It was launched in May, 2015

Health ministry to name hospitals which underperform under Kayakalp initiativeKayakalp has played a pivotal role in gaining trust and confidence of community in public health facilities. The Kayakalp programme was launched by the health ministry following PM Narendra Modi’s call to the people of India to realise Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of ‘Swachh Bharat’ “From next year, we will not only name and award hospitals […]

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Centre and Shatabdi bag the cleanliness award

Tata Memorial Centre bagged the number one position while Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital (Shatabdi Hospital) bagged the number two position in ‘Swachata Abhiyan’ competition organised by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. After the rat menace, the Shatabdi Hospital administration had taken the issue of cleanliness seriously and worked towards the patient’s benefit. Which resulted in helping it bag this prestigious award 

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Centre and Shatabdi bag the cleanliness award‘Cleanliness is next to godliness,’ take that into consideration the BMC had organised the ‘Swachata Abhiyan’ competition. As per the information received by the BMC administration, solid waste management department had organised this competition which included hotels, gardens and the hospitals. After which, the Tata Memorial Centre bagged the number one position while Baba Saheb […]

Clean Mumbai: BMC to conduct door-to-door survey to resolve cleanliness issues

To improve the ranking of Mumbai city on the clean cities matrix of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ survey, the Brihanmubai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has found out a new way ‘Feet on Street Survey’ to get more feedback of citizens on city cleanliness

Clean Mumbai: BMC to conduct door-to-door survey to resolve cleanliness issuesIn order to promote and encourage cleanliness among citizens in, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has formed a team of health workers, who will visit the 24 the wards across the city. To seek a public feedback on cleanliness by holding a survey in which the representatives of BMC-appointed agency will meet Mumbaikars’ to seek […]

Go ‘Clean’: Nursing students perform a street play

They say, ‘Cleanliness is next to godliness’, keeping up with that, a street play was organised. Dr Avinash Supe, Dean of KEM Hospital and all the heads of the department and professors were present for the same

Go ‘Clean’: Nursing students perform a street playCleanliness is a most important topic for everyone. If we maintain cleanliness in our daily life we feel lots of benefits. If we talk about our health (physical, mental, social and psychological), we notice that how important the personal cleanliness and cleaning of environment is necessary for us. The whole environment is our home which […]

CHFC to monitor cleanliness in KEM premises

In order to ensure cleanliness in the hospital premises, the KEM Hospital has constituted a Committee on Food, Hygiene, and Cleanliness (CFHC). The committee will keep a close watch on clean water supply and hygiene of food in canteens

CHFC to monitor cleanliness in KEM premisesThe King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital in Mumbai has constituted a Committee on Food, Hygiene, and Cleanliness (CFHC) to ensure the cleanliness of the hospital premises. This committee will also keep a close watch on the clean water supply and hygiene of food in canteens. The committee has been conferred with the powers to take […]

Sachin Tendulkar ‘bats’ for cleanliness in the city

On field, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is known for his impeccable shots and off field, for his social work. Sachin Tendulkar has inspired many to take up good causes which benefit the society. Yet again, Sachin strikes back to encourage people to embrace cleanliness by urging them to throw the garbage in the bin, instead of throwing it elsewhere

Sachin Tendulkar ‘bats’ for cleanliness in the cityGod of cricket Sachin Tendulkar will now give cleanliness lessons to Mumbaikars. An NGO Apnalaya, has initiated ‘Mission 24’ campaign with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Under the campaign, basic amenities will be provided to the people of M-East ward in Mumbai. On Tuesday morning, Sachin Tendulkar met municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta. After the meeting, information […]

Pune hospital bags ‘Kayakalp’ award for cleanliness

The Kayakalp scheme which was launched in 2015 covered 10 central government institutions and district hospitals in the year of launch. The current year the Kayakalp assessment in states covered over 700 district hospitals, over 5,000 community health centres and over 25,000 primary health centres

Pune hospital bags ‘Kayakalp’ award for cleanlinessDistrict Hospital located in Pune has bagged second place for the ‘Kayakalp’ award in the year 2016-17. ‘Kayakalp’ is an initiative for awards to encourage every public health facility in the country to work towards standards of excellence to help facilities stay clean and hygienic. Dr R K Shelke, Civil Surgeon, Pune, said, “We had […]