User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Disease
Last updated: Mar 23 2020 13:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How the world will change after coronavirus 23.3.2020 Rediff: Business
'Tens of millions will be working from home for months at a time, which means the smartest brains in business will be focussed on creating more efficient WFH processes,' predicts Devangshu Datta.
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Washing hands is key to containing coronavirus – but 2.2 billion people lack access to clean water 22.3.2020 Scroll.in
Countries must enact strong policy measures to provide access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities facilities to their most vulnerable residents.
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With coronavirus fight, can India set an example? 21.3.2020 Rediff: News
India lacks China's culture of collective discipline, so what will provide the glue for people to co­operate rather than follow their raw survival instincts? asks Ravi Bhoothalingam.
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How rapid deforestation and urbanisation in Asia is aiding the spread of infectious diseases 17.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
About 60% of infectious diseases in humans come from animals.
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Bill Gates exits Microsoft board 14.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates stepped down from the board on Friday to focus on philanthropic work related to global health, education and cl
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Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board 14.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
The billionaire and his wife Melinda run one of the world's largest charities, the Gates Foundation.
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Cocoon production looks poised to pick up 11.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Cocoon production in the State, which had been hit by a mulberry disease, appears poised to pick up just in time to meet the growing demand for indige
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Bicycle brigade lauched at women’s college 11.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Thiruvananthapuram: The college-level launch of bicycle brigades, formed to promote cycling, was held at Government College for Women, Vazhuthcaud, on
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6 documentaries make a pitch for support 9.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Films tackle issues like climate change, gender affirmative surgery, child marriage
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Energy alternatives need of the hour: Prof Sopory 25.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Energy alternatives need of the hour: Prof Sopory
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Home gardens in Bengal hit by climate change 24.2.2020 Hindu: Fitness
‘They maintain green cover, harbour rich biodiversity and help in poverty reduction’
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No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, future: report 23.2.2020 Hindu: Energy & Environment
They face existential threats from climate change and commercial pressures, say experts
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Young ones to take centre stage at TEDxGateway tomorrow 22.2.2020 Hindu: Home
An eight-year-old climate change activist works to salvage the planet, while two teen innovators look to improve lives through early detection of diseases
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Gearing up to fight the next big viral outbreak 20.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Indian States should regularly test their preparedness to not just diagnose and treat diseases, but also to prevent them
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World failing to provide children with healthy life, climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet 20.2.2020 Central Chronicle
New York, As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission presses for radical rethink on child health. No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, finds a landmark report released on Wednesday by a Commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world. The Commission was convened by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and The Lancet. The report, A Future for the World’s Children?, finds that the health and future of every child and adolescent worldwide is under immediate threat from ecological degradation, climate change and exploitative marketing practices that push heavily processed fast food, sugary drinks, alcohol and tobacco at children. “Despite improvements in child and adolescent health over the past 20 years, progress has stalled, and is set to reverse,” said former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Co-Chair of the Commission, Helen Clark. “It has been estimated that around 250 ...
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World failing to provide children a healthy life, climate fit for future: report 19.2.2020 Hindu: Internet
According to the report, which includes an index of 180 countries, the poorest nations need to do more to support their children’s ability to live healthier lives
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Readers’ Comments: The response to Covid-19 outbreak shows that we must revisit our value systems 19.2.2020 Scroll.in
Responses to articles on Scroll.in.
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Environmentalist RK Pachauri dies at 79 13.2.2020 Scroll.in
The former TERI chief was the chairperson of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change when it won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.
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How growing consumerism in India, China and the US is harming primate habitats across the world 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
The global demand for goods such as palm oil and rubber puts enormous pressure on environmental resources.
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AR organises cleanliness drive 6.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
AR organises cleanliness drive
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