The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has committed to continue supporting sanitation projects in India and make the facility affordable and accessible for people.
‘We are keen on extending support to ESS (Eram
Noting that lack of basic utilities was responsible for inequality in India, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said social indicators like health, education, and human rights should form part of the public debate in the coming
Extending its footprint in the field of low-cost sanitation outside India, NGO Sulabh International is all set to improve the sanitation scenario of 15 African countries. Addressing sanitation experts from across the world at the
On Children's Day, millions of children have little to celebrate. Their life is marked by struggle, and they cannot be assured of three meals a day. Many of them suffer from malnutrition, and education is not even a
Reviewing the dengue situation in the region, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Friday that the local bodies should take more steps to prevent the spread of dengue in southern states.
Azad was in
The dengue menace is truly back in the capital with over 150 official cases. Hospitals said that the official data is not accurate and most hospitals have been receiving at least a dozen cases every day for the last two weeks. To
Delhi Health Minister Dr A K Walia has warned officials responsible for fumigation and other anti-dengue drives that goofing on the job will simply not be tolerated as the number of dengue cases continue to increase in the
Delhi Government has directed authorities to step up fogging, clean drains regularly and remove garbage from streets in an effort to curb the dengue menace.
Health Minister A K Walia asked the authorities at a review meeting to
According to Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Secretary, E.V. Ramana Reddy it’s the lack of doctors and not funds that’s the biggest hurdle for providing healthcare in the state. Speaking at the inauguration of a
Thirty seven percent of toilets in the capital's government schools are "very dirty" and in "subhuman" condition, a survey done by the NGO CRY has revealed. The study by Child Rights and You (CRY) Thursday said 318 toilets were
For a woman, a toilet is more important than a mobile phone, but men don't understand that, feels Anita Narre. She is the 20-year-old tribal whose rebellion not only ensured a toilet in her marital home but ushered in a