India Disability News

SRK Knowledge Foundation Launched ‘India’s First Population Health Study’ in Wisdom - A Lecture of Series-2

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 00:30
The motive of advance research was to make India self-reliant in space technology ... that upstream health can indeed save wastage of working days on account of disability and mitigate the economic hardships of the already poor people.

Revamping Khelo India and its impact on the sporting fraternity

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 00:04
The revamped Khelo India Program would impact the entire sports ecosystem ... and university level as also for rural / indigenous sports, sports for persons with disability and women sports; filling up of critical gaps in sports infrastructure, including ...

Why India is introducing pneumococcal conjugate vaccine or PCV

Fri, 01/06/2018 - 12:23
The additional benefits of PCV are protection against life-threatening meningitis and sepsis, tempering the threat of antibiotic resistance and overuse and preventing life-long disabilities. Both the Government of India and the States that are rolling out ...

Why pneumococcal conjugate vaccine or PCV is the need of the hour in India

Fri, 01/06/2018 - 06:41
‘The additional benefits of PCV are protection against life-threatening meningitis and sepsis, tempering the threat of antibiotic resistance and overuse and preventing life-long disabilities. Both the Government of India and the States that are rolling ...

National Award for India’s Empowerment Disabilities Department

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 17:11
The Government of India’s Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department has invited applications from the concerning persons for National Award to be given on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 03 next. According to the ...

India Is Second Largest Consumer Of Tobacco Products, Shows Survey

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 15:16
Of the 346 million global Smokeless Tobacco consumers, India alone has 152.4 million consumers with ... infections and possible disability and infertility. Retinopathy leading to blindness is another common complication associated with diabetic tobacco ...

New Data Show More Than Half of Smokers in India Have Tried to Quit but Have Been Unsuccessful

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 12:54
NEW DELHI, India, May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite nearly seven ... College of Physicians found that 'harm reduction has huge potential to prevent death and disability from tobacco use,' we continue to largely ignore the fact that many smokers do ...

Workplace Dress Codes Need to be Revised for Employees With Disabilities

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 09:34
"People with disabilities are no different than any other consumer looking for clothing," said Kerri McBee Black, instructor and doctoral candidate in textile and apparel management. "Consumers want clothing that expresses their sense of style. They want ...

World No Tobacco Day: India is the second largest consumer of tobacco products with 28.6 percent, reveals survey

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 09:21
infections and possible disability and infertility. Retinopathy leading to blindness is another common complication associated with diabetic tobacco users,” added Sharma. A Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2) report shows that India is the second ...

Miss India Deaf 2018 winner to compete in an international pageant

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 09:20
Deshna will represent India at the 8th Miss and Mister Deaf International pageant ... in the society by being a face and the torchbearer for people with hearing disability. Her larger goal in life is to work for the betterment of young girls like her ...

World No Tobacco Day: India Is Second Largest Consumer Of Tobacco Products, Shows Survey

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 08:30
Of the 346 million global Smokeless Tobacco consumers, India alone has 152.4 million consumers with ... infections and possible disability and infertility. Retinopathy leading to blindness is another common complication associated with diabetic tobacco ...

World No Tobacco Day: India among top 4 users of tobacco

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 04:06
infections and possible disability and infertility. Retinopathy leading to blindness is another common complication associated with diabetic tobacco users," added Sharma. A Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2) report shows that India is the second largest ...

From Kargil war hero to India’s first blade runner, meet Major DP Singh

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 00:56
The vagaries of life can rock our world in many ways, more so for those with disabilities. But Major (retired) DP Singh doesn’t think so. An army veteran, he lost his leg in the Kargil war of 1999, and is now India’s first blade runner, who says ...

Burning the midnight oil to beat disability & excel in exams

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 22:51
Belonging to an economically weak family of farmers in Bihar, Mahato came to Pune when he was just seven-year-old. He has 41% disability as his left leg is shorter than the right one, making it difficult for him to walk. “I want to become an engineer ...

Miss India Deaf 2018 Deshna Jain To Compete At Pageant in Taiwan

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 12:05
She wants to make a difference to society by being a face and the torchbearer for people with hearing disability. Her larger goal in life is to work for the betterment of young girls like her who can be trained, counselled and coached to study and build a ...

A Ticking Time Bomb: Non-Communicable Diseases ‘Behind Most Deaths In India’

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 01:01
The 2017 report by Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and US-based Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) measures disease burden, in terms of disability-adjusted-life-years (DALYs ...

Disability didn't deter Anushka Panda from scoring 97.8% in Class 10 CBSE exam

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 00:26
It was a dream come true for 14-year-old Anushka Panda who defied spinal muscular atrophy and being bound to the wheelchair to become one of the All-India toppers in the specially-abled category, as the class X CBSE exam results were announced on Tuesday.

Ayushman Bharat: Coverage of 21 disabilities sought

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 19:05
This will make them self-reliant," a senior official in the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) said at an event organised by the Multiple Sclerosis Society of India (MSSI) yesterday. The Rights of the Persons with Disabilities ...

India is my home due to my long association with it: Brett Lee

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 18:41
“India is incredible. It always loves me and I love it back ... “Every child is not born with same privileges and for those who are born with hearing disabilities, it is important to raise awareness about this process. They have the right to live ...

Disability did not deter him from dreaming big

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 21:11
Rajkot: He may have physical deformity since birth, but that did not deter him from dreaming big. On Monday, Devang Dabhi (16) inched closer to his goal of becoming an engineer as he secured 96 percentile in SSC board exam. Though he was born without a ...

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