International Standards demand more R&D from India to produce PPE

More R&D is required to enable India to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) conforming to international standards. This will create more opportunities for India to become a global PPE exporter and to revive the pandemic-hit economy while keeping health workers safe, according to Harjiv Singh, board member, GlobalPPEMart. is a technology and marketing B2B platform connecting manufacturers and buyers ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu School Dropout turns Banana Waste into Ropes for Bags & Baskets

PM Murugesan, a farmer from Melakkal village in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai district, used the traditional farming knowledge to develop a machine that converts waste banana fibre into ropes for making mats and baskets. After being in the business of turning trash into useful products for over a decade, the 52-year-old was featured in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly Mann Ki ... Read More »

Paperless Pathway acts as a Catalyst to speed up the COVID-19 Vaccination process in India

Indian healthcare is now taking on the paperless pathway to accelerate efficiency in patient care. In the wake of the COVID-19 vaccination protocols, going paperless is a booster shot to   monitor the immunisation process. The health sector which has traditionally relied heavily on paper-based processes, right from prescriptions and reports to discharge summaries and patient records, now recognises the benefits ... Read More »

No Pollution is the only Solution !

During the course of our visit to different areas, knowingly or unknowingly we harm nature by littering the areas, especially during our outings. For example, when one goes for a picnic to a sanctuary, have fun with loud music (even though we know that loud music is prohibited in sanctuaries) and have food and leave all the litter and polythene ... Read More »

Never Stop Innovating for a healthier world

Fujifilm India, a leader in the development and application of imaging and information innovations in healthcare technologies has unveiled its globally proclaimed “Never Stop” series in India. The new film titled, ‘Never Stop Innovating for a Healthier World’ highlights how life-changing technologies can enable people to move beyond their health challenges to pursue all that inspires them. The campaign articulates ... Read More »

Free Education To Over 2,000 Rural Students by an IPS Officer in Jharkhand

Arun Oraon, a former Punjab cadre IPS officer, started conducting classes for the children from rural areas, particularly from the tribal belt, to bring them on par with students of private schools. Disappointed with the quality of education in government schools, a former Indian Police Service officer in Jharkhand has started teaching children at his home. The initiative has now ... Read More »

Effective Childhood Cancer programmes by WHO

A suite of tools to help countries improve diagnosis and treatment of cancer among children is being released by the World Health Organization, on International Childhood Cancer Day. The package includes a “how-to” guide for policy-makers, cancer control programme managers and hospital managers; an assessment tool to inform implementation; and a multilingual online portal for information-sharing. The new tools will ... Read More »

The journey of a 26 year old in making Andaman pristine again !

Garima Poonia, the brain behind Kachrewaale Project, went to the Andaman’s Neil Island in 2017, and noticed lack of waste management on the beaches, resorts or even on the streets. This 26-year-old then dropped her studies at a university in the UK and devoted her time in environmental conservation, to make the Andaman Islands waste-free again. Reference: The Better India Read More »

Underground Dustbin System to avoid Bad Odour !

To eliminate garbage overflow and the bad odour emanating from it, a man from Hubli, Karnataka has come up with a unique disposal system with an underground dustbin. Vishwanath Patil, who runs a trust named, “Swacha Swasth” has recently developed an automated vehicle with a dustbin. “I have made a vehicle with a dustbin that is automatically operated and is ... Read More »

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