Is your child having a worm infection? Here’s what to do

#NationalDewormingDay: Is your child having a worm infection? Here’s what to do

Worm infections are rampant among children and they have been adversely affecting their physical as well as mental growth. Worms are a common cause of anaemia and they may also cause intestinal obstruction. The World Health Organization (WHO) has highlighted the intensity of the threat caused by worm infections in India. In India 22 crore […]

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Global sanitation convention to usher in 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) will be a 4-day international conference that will bring together sanitation minsters and other leaders in WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) from around the world. A host of national and international dignitaries are slated to attend the event, for which preparations are under way. The convention will culminate on […]

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Maharashtra now an open defecation free state, declares CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis has declared rural Maharashtra as open defecation free. Fadnavis claimed that the state government has constructed around 60 lakh toilets, which is highest in the country  As per the baseline survey, in 2012, as much as 45% of the families had toilets in their home. And the challenge before […]

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Akshay Kumar and Aditya Thackeray sponsor bio-toilet at Juhu beach

Akshay Kumar and Aditya Thackeray sponsor bio-toilet at Juhu beach

A few months earlier, Twinkle Khanna had posted a picture on twitter showing open defecation at Juhu beach. Now people living in the area and visitors will be able to access a bio-toilet installed with the help of funds donated by Akshay Kumar and Yuva Sena leader, Aditya Thackeray. He tweeted saying: Tweeps, @akshaykumar ji […]

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