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    Extreme Weather Events Killing More People Than Ever Before, Says CSE Report

    Maharashtra suffered the most deaths due to extreme weather events in 2021 – says a state-wise analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment...

    Pollution Killed 23.5 Lakh Indians in 2019, Says Lancet Study

    Pollution is the world's largest environmental risk factor for disease and premature deaths, according to the Lancet commission on pollution and health and is...

    14.9 Million Excess Deaths Due To COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020 and 2021: WHO Study

    The methods were developed by the Technical Advisory Group for COVID-19 Mortality Assessment and rely on a statistical model derived using information from countries...

    Healthcare Inequities Exposed by COVID-19 Pandemic

    While India has made great strides in reducing inequalities in healthcare, large access gaps by socioeconomic status remain. For instance, a study of outpatients...

    ‘Perfect Storm’ of Conditions for Measles Outbreaks Brewing Fast

    Reported worldwide measles cases increased by 79 per cent in the first two months of 2022, compared to the same period in 2021, as...

    Climate Change a Major Threat to Global Health, says WHO

    Annually, 3.5 million people across the WHO Western Pacific Region die from avoidable environmental causes such as air pollution, extreme weather events or waterborne...

    How Accurate Is Nepal’s COVID-19 Death Toll?

    According to government data, nearly 12,000 Nepali deaths have been attributed to COVID-19 but poor data keeping and discrepancies call the number into question.   By...

    Global road safety crisis: three questions to ask to help solve it

    Unlike COVID-19, road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death from people between the ages of 5-29. And, with an estimated 1.35 million...

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    Governance Reforms to Include Digital Empowerment of Citizens

    Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh says “Continuing the reforms and revamping training structures and methodologies to optimize the performance...
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    Ministry of Education Issues Advisory to ensure RTE Entitlements to Children with Special Needs

    The aim is to ensure the NEP 2020 objective of providing access to quality education for all, including children...

    Nepalese Women Unionists Demand Recognising Community Health Work as Work

    In a first, two community health workers from Nepal are participating in the ILO's ongoing annual meeting Geneva, Switzerland....

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    Governance Reforms to Include Digital Empowerment of Citizens

    Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh says “Continuing the reforms...