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Loan for sewer cleaning machines

Delhi government has introduced a scheme to assist manual scavengers into becoming sanitation entrepreneurs. Under the social welfare department’s scheme, 200 manual scavengers are being provided financial help to buy sewer cleaning machines. These will be used by Delhi Jal ... Read More »

Dabur’s Oral and Personal Hygiene Awareness

Firming up its community development initiatives in Assam, Dabur India Ltd announced a mega health awareness campaign that seeks to educate school-going children in Tezpur about best Oral and Personal Hygiene practices. The first of its awareness camp was organized ... Read More »

Aster touching 10,000 lives

Aster DM Healthcare, an integrated healthcare services provider in Asia, announced the conclusion of its ‘My India Healthy India’ campaign that included activities starting from cleanliness drive to promoting the social inclusion of differently-abled people. Rs. 300,000 were donated to ... Read More »

Self-cleaning film improves cleanliness

In a recent study of germs in airplanes and airports, the dirtiest touch point was the touchscreen on the check-in kiosk, which had 10 times as many contaminants as the toilet seat. The combination of this study and comments from ... Read More »

India’s GDP grows 7.7% in Q4

India’s economy grew at its fastest in seven quarters in the January-March period, encouraged by strong performance in construction, manufacturing and public services, pointing to a persistent revival trend and bringing cheer to the government ahead of next year’s general ... Read More »

Safeducate launches 2nd phase of Container School training

launched the 2nd phase of Container School training programme which is aimed at expanding its geographical reach and increase the base of beneficiaries by more than double its current strength, i.e. 70,000 students. The model school was inaugurated today by ... Read More »

The Waste Issue

Plastic ban in Maharashtra has put back the issue of ‘Solid Waste Management’ in the centre stage yet again. The monsoons are a grim reminder of what mis-management of solid waste can do to our cities and towns in India. ... Read More »

Alcohol based rub improves hand hygiene compliance

According to a study published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, the effect of alcohol-based surgical hand rub improved the quality and reduced the duration of the hand preparation, being equally effective for the prevention of surgical site infections. Researchers ... Read More »

What Next for Kerala?

Flooding in Kerala has left behind a huge wreckage and numerous people homeless. People had to take refuge wherever possible. More than 350 people died and 700,000 have been displaced. People from all over India are helping in some way ... Read More »

ALERT over increase in rat fever cases in Kerala

Just as we closed the CIJ Newsletter of September with the lead news on warnings of impending outbreak following floods in Kerala, the doctors began raising concerns over alerts received over the sudden increase of Leptospirosis cases from Thrissur, Pallakad, ... Read More »