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2-days IVH HCAP health & wellness session conducted at National Fertilizers Limited’s Nangal Unit

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HCAP programme started by IVH at Nangal

India Virtual Hospital’s Health Care Assistance Program (HCAP) got tremendous response at National Fertilizers Limited’s Nangal Unit and Township where a 2-day health & wellness sessions were conducted for NFL employees and family members. This was the 4th Health Talks, which was organised at NFL units within a span of 2 months under IVH’s healthcare assistance program.

The first series of counselling sessions and talks focussed on ‘Empowering Individuals to adopt a healthy lifestyle for physical and mental health’ and ‘Depression — How to overcome & deal with it’ along with practical sessions on Office Yoga & Ergonomics. The two-day health & wellness session as part of IVH HCAP Program began with health risk profiling of employees, followed by interactive sessions by expert doctors, nutritionists and yoga teacher. Read more

Health n Us, Nutrition Institute and Nutrition experts come together to build a Responsible Nutrition Platform

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Nutrition industry Experts and premier institutions on nutrition came together to discuss the critical and urgent need to increase awareness, education and effective self-regulation among all nutrition stakeholders. Health n’ Us – A venture of Nutressent under close association of the experts launched Responsible Nutrition Platform that would enable the critical purpose of taking responsible nutrition to Consumers through trained supply chain stake holders- Responsible Connects. Chairman Mr. V.P. Roy launched Health n’ Us by welcoming the supply chain responsible connects and the distinguished guests. He emphasized on the importance of Responsible People Connects in bringing forward the ideology of Responsible Nutrition through High Science Products. Key speakers at the launch of Responsible Nutrition platform were  Dr. B Dinesh Kumar, Deputy Sr. Director, National Institute of Nutrition – India’s premier nutrition research institute, working under the aegis of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR);  Naaznin Hussein, President, Indian Dietetics Association (West); Amit Srivastava, Advisor to India’s first plug and play nutraceutical park; Nitin Sinha, Managing Director, Health n’ Us ; Pankaj Negi, President India, AstaReal Japan – a Fuji Chemicals company, Manoj Windlass, Director, Windlass Healthcare – a USFDA approved nutraceutical facility and collaborator with Health n Us, Mr. Kiran Punjabi-  Probiotics Lead (India)- DuPont, Dr. Aditi Govitrikar- Counselor mental wellness nutrition. The event was attended by industry professionals as well as supply chain stake holders at NSCI (Worli) Mumbai

 

Amit Srivastava, a global responsible nutrition evangelist and expert, said “Very few speak about the effects of overdose of nutrition products. Nutraceuticals are extremely beneficial; however excess of essential elements for nutrition can be dangerous, often causing irreversible health conditions. Only those who study nutrition closely understand that the chemist distribution chain for nutrition products fuels indiscriminate use. The only way to bring make marketing nutrition responsible is by creating education and awareness to every stakeholder in the distribution chain”. He observed that Responsible Nutrition Platform in association with industry and academia should yield result in India and he will be happy to replicate it in other countries if he finds success with this platform in India. Read more

Pooja Chopra and Farhan Akhtar invited by BMC to lead #EkChammachKam public health campaign.

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Pooja Chopra

The MCGM, Public Health Department, jointly with Amar Gandhi Foundation is launching a campaign ‘EkChammachKam’ to create awareness about non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

The BMC has invited actor- director Farhan Akhtar along with Actress- Miss World Beauty, Pooja Chopra to be the faces of this first-of-its-kind initiative, as they lead the charge on this very high impact public health campaign. Read more

Narayana Health – SRCC Children’s Hospital launches a dedicated blood bank for pediatric needs

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(L-R) – Dr Purna Kurkure, Medical Director, (Narayana Health- SRCC Children’s Hospital) , Dr. Zarin Bharucha, Chairperson( Blood Bank Federation of Bombay Blood Bank) and also representative of WHO, Mr. S. Ramadorai, Trustee (SRCC) & Past Vice Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services, Ms. Anita Garware, Trustee, SRCC & Dr. Kalpana Velaskar, Sr. Consultant blood & transfusion medicine, (Narayana Health - SRCC Children’s Hospital) inaugurated the Pediatric blood bank at Narayana Health - SRCC Children’s Hospital today.

Narayana Health - SRCC Children’s Hospital one of the largest multi-speciality pediatric healthcare hospital in Mumbai, today launched a Blood Bank at the hospital. The blood bank will have storage capacity of 400 liters of blood and it can be scaled upto 900 liters going forward. The state-of-the-art blood bank is spread over 2000 sq ft of space, largest in any pediatric hospitals in the city. The blood bank will also have a unique technology which can eradicate any complexities in blood through ‘Gamma Rays Irradiation’ technique, which will help to prevent any complexities during transfusion of blood in children. Read more

Narayana Health SRCC Children’s Hospital to organising Blood Donation Week to celebrate World Blood Donor Day: From 11th to 15th June 2018

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NHSRCC Childrens Hospital

Narayana Health – SRCC Children’s Hospital on the eve of World Blood donor Day is organising a Blood Donation Camp between 11th June – 15th June 2018. The camp is conducted to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood. Dr. Zarin Bharucha, Chairperson, Federation of Bombay Blood Banks and also WHO consultant and international expert on Transfusion Medicine will be inaugurating the camp on 11th June 2018 at 11am. Dr. Purna Kurkure (Medical Director), Mr. Arunesh Punetha (Zonal Director) and Mr. Rupesh Chaubey (Facility Director), Narayana Health – SRCC Children’s Hospital will be present on the occasion at NH-SRCC Children’s Hospital, Haji Ali Park, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai. Read more

VISHAL DADLANI JOINS 6-PACK BAND 2.0 ROCKS DIL TOH PAAGAL HAI FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

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Y-Films, the youth films wing of Yash Raj Films, launched the 2nd single of India’s 1stIsspeshal Band, the Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band 2.0 titled, ‘Dil Toh Paagal Hai [Isspeshal Mix]. The ignorant often refer to people with special needs as ‘paagal’ or ‘mad’. The song flips that on its head by telling people that if not discriminating between people or listening to your heart is at times considered crazy, then we all need to celebrate that madness. Because the heart, after all, is crazy. The band is an exciting new music collective of 6 differently abled teens with special needs but incredible music skills and passion. Conceived & Produced by Ashish Patil, the Project is Curated by Shameer Tandon. The new version is a collaboration with ace singer-composer-song writer-rockstar Vishal Dadlani. Read more

A School Assembly That Improves Children’s Health

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Kids during the School activities

On the 4th of May, Happy English School, East Delhi conducted a special ‘Noon Assembly’ to spread awareness about Vitamin D, and its health impact for children’s lifelong health. According to medical research, 20 minutes of sunlight exposure between 11am-1pm can produce 5 times more Vitamin D in the skin as compared to morning hours. That’s why Happy English School shifted their morning assembly to around noon. The Noon Assembly started with a prayer, followed by activities like P.T. and Yoga to increase the Vitamin D absorption. It was concluded with children singing the National Anthem. Read more

More than 2000 patients were examined in ‘Ekata Manch’s ‘Free Health Checkup Camp’ at Mumbai

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Bharati Lavekar, Yogiraj Dabhadkar, Dr.Wani, Ranjana tai Patil, Ajay Kaul, Prashanat Kashid

‘Ekata Manch’ successfully organized a colossal and grand ‘Free Health Checkups, Cancer Detection Camp and Blood Donation Camp’, which included cancer and blood donation drive on 14th April 2018 at Children Welfare Centre High School ground , Yari Road, Andheri (West), Mumbai. More than 160 doctors from various hospitals were present and examined more than 2000 patients.In this camp, eye checkup and distribution of spectacles, blood tests, sickness related to children and women, dental checkup, ENT (ear, nose and throat), ECG,Skin checkup,Gynaec checkup, cancer tests and various other ailments were examined free by different doctors. Also a blood donation drive was held. Read more

India amongst the nations affected by one of the biggest threats to global health

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India is amongst the world’s largest consumers of antibiotics for human health. A recent white paper by Aetna International titled ‘Antibiotic resistance: Toward better stewardship of a precious medical resource’ highlights the need for immediate action to contain the situation. Multiple factors, such as high burden of disease, poor public health infrastructure, rising incomes and the unregulated sale of cheap antibiotics have amplified the crisis of antibiotics resistance in India. Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is causing around 7 Lakh deaths worldwide and the death toll may reach 1 crore per annum by 2050. Read more

Multiply Ride to Mpower’ – a cycle ride to support mental health

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 Spend your Sunday cycling in Mumbai and become a champion of mental health in India! Read more