Social Issues News

FSSAI slashes limit for transfat levels in foods

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has capped the amount of trans fatty acids (TFA) in oils and fats to 3% for 2021 and 2% by 2022.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 4th Jan 2021

More takers for private healthcare under PM-JAY

As per the data released by the National Health Agency (NHA), the number of Patients seeking care at private hospitals are larger compared to public hospitals.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 15th Dec 2020

NFHS finds jump in vaccination

The partial data from the fifth edition of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) claims considerable improvement in the supply of vaccine for childhood immunisation.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 13th Dec 2020

Hunger continued even after lockdown: report

According to a survey, six or seven months after the lockdown, people continued to go to bed hungry, skip meals frequently.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 13th Dec 2020

Cross-sector initiative for universal health coverage

A cross-sector initiative to develop a citizens’ roadmap to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) in India over a period of ten years, has been launched.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 12th Dec 2020