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CFAR conducts awareness program on Menstrual Hygiene

CFAR Kolkata (Centre For Advocacy and Research) began the journey to advocate on MHM in the year 2014.  During the course of their work in different clusters of Rajpur Sonarpur Municipality, They found a lack of understanding both among boys and girls about the physiological changes that young people experience. The girls talked about the […]

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Village Financial Services organises free Eye Check-up camp in association with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

As a part of its social mission, Village Welfare Society (VWS) Social Service wing of the VFS Group recently organised a free eye check up camp in Howrah District at Narna Gram Panchayat.  The Free eye check up camp was organized in association with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. A total of 291 patients got treatment from […]

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Cataract affecting younger patients: 15% Patients between 40 to 50

Cataracts are often associated with senior citizens, however, every year there have been growing number cases of it affecting more number of younger people as well. Eminent eye surgeon  Dr. Debasish Bhattacharya, Chairman & Managing Director of Disha Eye Hospital, which treats over 60,000 cataract patients annually, has seen the average age of his patients […]

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Woodlands Hospital & Support Elders launch Wellbeing—a 360° Geriatric Care Initiative

Support Elders, a one-of-its-kind social entrepreneurship initiative providing customer-directed, at-home support for the elderly, has partnered with Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital to launch Wellbeing­—a 360° Geriatric Care Initiative. Wellbeing has been set up with a vision to enhance the quality life of elders in their homes by providing a sustainable eco-system, which includes Medical Emergency Alert […]

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Nobel Hygiene Introduces new Pant Style Diapers – Teddyy

Nobel Hygiene the undisputed leader in the adult diaper category and the only Indian manufacturer of adult and baby diapers, introduced their latest product offering – Teddyy Pant Style Diapers in the Indian market. The new pant style diapers are specifically designed according to the Indian babies’ body structure, with high quality raw materials imported […]

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Hepatitis C Is a Silent Killer, Can Cause Cirrhosis & Liver Cancer

As we observe World Hepatitis Day, Dr Asokananda Konar, Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist, Peerless Hospital & B.K. Roy Research Centre, Kolkata, reveals that hepatitis C has the potential to cause cirrhosis if the liver has been affected for a long time. Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus. In most infected areas in the country, it […]

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Monsoon Eye Care Tips for Healthy Eye from Lawrence and Mayo

Monsoon brings joy as you say goodbye to summer. But along with it monsoons also bring with them an army of infections that cause eye pain and discomfort. So don’t ignore your eye health this monsoon. Viral infections are known to thrive and spread during rains due to increased moisture in the air. Proper eye […]

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Shrishti Clinic to organise a workshop to fight against Polycystic Ovary

Dr. Sudip Basu on behalf of Srishti Clinic cordially organised a  Press Conference and grand opening of PCO health club at South City Club Mini Banquet hall on  Friday. Polycystic Ovarian Disease or PCO,this term is very well known to many of us. Our wife, sister, daughter or one of our very dose relatives might […]

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Women and adolescent girls take oath to spend their days respectfully on International Menstrual Hygiene Day

CFAR(Centre for Advocacy and Research) Kolkata like every year, celebrated The International Menstrual Hygiene Day  in collaboration with  NGOs Nari O Sishu Kalyan Kandra and Nirmaan Foundation on 31st May 2016 in Rotary Sadan. Women and adolescent girls from various walks of life participated in this event along with all city based ngo’s. They took […]

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Apollo Gleaneagles Hospitals unveils Foetal medicine with Team Praktan

Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, th, premier destination for state-of-the-art healthcare in Kolkata and Eastern India, played host to Team Praktan on their ‘Hente Dekho Kolkata-Sushtho Thako Kolkata’ journey. The evening, which saw Prosenjit Chatteriee and Rituparna Sengupta, lead actors of Nandita Roy and Shiboprosad Mukherjee’s newest venture Praktan, and other members of the film’s cast and […]

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