Schools must develop awareness and infrastructure for periods : 5th annual everteen menstrual hygiene survey – ET HealthWorld

With the Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020 falling on 28 May, feminine hygiene brand, everteen has launched the fifth edition of its annual Menstrual Hygiene Survey. The everteen menstrual hygiene survey was conducted amongst 7000 Indian women participating from various cities of India including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, and Kolkatta. Over 51% women respondents […]

The risk of a fatal outcome from COVID-19 is up to 50% higher in people with diabetes : Dr. V Mohan – ET HealthWorld

Shahid Akhter, Editor, ETHealthworld, spoke to Dr. V Mohan, Chairman & Managing Director, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, Director and Chief of Diabetes Research, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, to know more about the challenges and impact of COVID-19 on the care of diabetes in India. What are the challenges you are facing as a doctor […]

ILS Bhubaneswar identified for establishment of Covid-19 biorepository – ET HealthWorld

BHUBANESWAR: The Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, an autonomous institute of department of biotechnology under Union ministry of science and technology, has been identified for establishment of biorepository for Covid-19 clinical samples. The Centre has identified 16 institutes in the country including one at Bhubaneswar for this purpose. ILS Bhubaneswar official sources said the […]

We gave huge importance to health: Oommen Chandy – ET HealthWorld

Fishermen have been asked not to venture into sea. Thiruvananthapuram, Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday recalled that during his tenure (2011-16) he gave maximum emphasis to the health sector and several of the programmes that were launched still continue now, while some of them have not been taken forward. “We felt that […]

How one Indian company could be world’s door to a COVID-19 vaccine – ET HealthWorld

By Abhirup Roy and Euan Rocha PUNE : If the world is to gain access to a vaccine for COVID-19, there’s a good chance it will pass through the doors of Serum Institute of India. Serum Institute, the world’s largest manufacturer of vaccines by volume, is working on several candidates for the novel coronavirus – […]