Menstrual Hygiene Management National Guidelines, 2015

Part of: GS Mains II and III – Children/Women welfare; Health/Social issue  Context:  National Guidelines on Menstrual Hygiene Management was released by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in 2015  It seeks to address every component of menstrual hygiene ranging from, raising awareness, addressing behaviour change, creating a demand for better hygiene products, capacity building … Read more Menstrual Hygiene Management National Guidelines, 2015

Antibiotic use in the dairy sector

Part of: GS Mains II – Health/Social issue  Context:  According to Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) report –  Dairy farmers indiscriminately use antibiotics for diseases such as mastitis (infection/inflammation of the udder), a common ailment in dairy animals  Antibiotics residues remaining in milk are a cause for concern (antibiotic resistance)  Milk sold directly to consumers nor processed milk sold in packets … Read more Antibiotic use in the dairy sector