India Disability News

WHO Hails Swachh Bharat Mission, Says Over 3 Lakh Lives Can Be Saved If India Achieves 100% Result

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 08:53
“India’s accelerated coverage of safe sanitation services, and its determination to end open defecation, will have a substantial effect on the burden of diarrheal disease and PEM by reducing mortality ...

India’s female workforce participation stands at 24%; motherhood, gender inequality in household work to blame

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:56
India’s low female workforce participation rate ... Note: ‘Personal’ means education, sickness or disability. ‘Reasons related to labour market’ includes awaiting recall to work, believing no work ava...

Over 3 lakh deaths can be averted if India committed to Swachh Bharat campaign: WHO

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 09:13
outline noted that India's accelerated coverage of safe sanitation services and its determination to end open defecation will have a substantial effect on the burden of diarrhoeal disease and PEM by r...

Modi's Clean India Mission Can Stop Up to 3 Lakh Deaths: WHO

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 05:47
India's accelerated coverage of safe sanitation services, and its determination to end open defecation, will have a substantial effect on the burden of diarrheal disease and PEM by reducing mortality ...

Eldricare bets big on patient follow-up care in India to stall complications and lower healthcare costs

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 01:23
In India, follow-up care is a niche field ... With the follow-up care model, such complications and increased healthcare costs and premature disability are avoidable. Therefore there is ample scope to ...

Award for NGO in disability sector

Fri, 03/08/2018 - 15:16
DEOC is, perhaps, the only organisation now in India that has the capacity to work with a wide range of stakeholders across different disabilities and to bring universal design elements into every asp...

What companies and government are doing to empower persons with disabilities

Fri, 03/08/2018 - 04:21
BEING THE CHANGE With a 1.3-billion population and 450 million-plus workforce, the 2011 Census states that India has 2.68-crore people with some form of disability. Estimates by the World Bank and the ...

This oncologist has some advice for MCI on disability, students

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 22:21
“See, everything is easy if you work for it,” he says. While the Medical Council of India (MCI), in its latest guidelines, has said people with certain disabilities cannot pursue MBBS, the 71-year-old ...

Disability in India Is Still All About the Able

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:57
Last week week, the first Global Disability Summit was held in London with the intent to amplify the voices of people with disabilities around the world. Its chant of “nothing about us, without us” ec...

Department of Science and Technology, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts announce the winners of India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP 2.0) – 2018

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:51
New Delhi: The India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP ... are aimed to make microsurgery possible for all surgeons in all domains. It aims to prevent disability in order to protect human lives and sk...

France Has Banned Smartphones In Schools, But We Here In India Know How Ineffective That Is

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 07:25
And here in India, where a lot of schools and colleges ban them outright, the situation isn’t any better. But the French government seems to be all in for this campaign. Supposedly the only students a...

Judicial Infrastructure On Ventilator, SC Suggests Vital Features For Courts Including Court Managers With MBA Degree Across India [Read Order]

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 06:41
(ii) We must further ensure that all our court complexes are conducive and friendly for the differently-abled and towards this end, the Court complexes must have certain features for the benefit of th...

She changed the lives of India's disabled

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:42
heard about the Spastics Society of India and took Ishu to Mumbai. The visits also helped me decide to do a one-year teacher's training course there. Those were the early eighties, when everybody was ...

The Confederation of Indian Industry - Partnering India’s growth

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 10:06
Today, with a network of 65 offices in India, 11 overseas offices and institutional partnerships ... women empowerment, people with disabilities and disaster management. With the objective of all roun...

1 in 8 children in India has neurodevelopmental disability, report estimates

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 03:01
Nearly one in eight Indian children ages 2 through 9 might have a neurodevelopmental disorder, a new report by the INCLEN Trust International estimates. The Delhi-based medical research organization h...

First in India: Bengaluru Woman Ensures Deadly Cancer Gene Does Not Pass On!

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 02:44
However, as reported in the Times of India, on July 20, 2018 ... and PGD/T can play a role in preventing congenital disabilities,” added Parikh. Swayam has been under Dr Parikh’s care since December 2...

Centre issues guidelines for SP policy for weapons production under 'Make in India'

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 15:15
New Delhi [India], Jul 31 (ANI): The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday accepted the Social Welfare Department's proposal to not make Aadhaar and Aadhaar linked bank accounts mandatory for receiving the old age ...

First in India: Bengaluru Woman Gets Deadly Cancer Gene Removed From Her Babies!

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 10:57
However, as reported in the Times of India, on July 20, 2018 ... and PGD/T can play a role in preventing congenital disabilities,” added Parikh. Swayam has been under Dr Parikh’s care since December 2...

13-Year-Old Girl With Mental Disability Raped For 2 Months In Meghalaya

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 10:00
Ten persons, including two minors, allegedly took turns to rape a 13-year-old mentally-challenged girl over a period of two months in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills district, police said yesterday. The ...

12 Inspiring Disabled Indians Who Are Teaching Us How To Never Give Up

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:12
We hardly ever talk about the disabled people in India or the differently abled people. We focus so much on the achievements of the others that what these people achieve despite their disabilities is ...

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