Canada led the call for an International Day of the Girl Child at the United Nations in 2011 to raise awareness about challenges that girls face. The first such International Day of the Girl Child was celebrated on October 11, 2012.
On the occasion of the 40th birthday of India’s first and world’s second test tube baby ‘Durga’, he told The Indian Express that he felt disheartened that the Indian government failed to honour Dr Subhash with a Padma Vibhushan.
Increasing awareness about the problems associated with obesity, a sharp decline in the costs of the surgery, and technological improvements over the years has made the surgery more acceptable to people.
On the occasion of World Heart Day, on September 29, the Pune Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee officials said in the last three years, August 2015 till date, 16 heart transplants have been performed in the city, two of which were paediatric heart transplants.
Rajasthan health authorities had issued an alert after an 85-year-old woman tested positive for Zika virus infection in Jaipur. NIV confirmed the presence of Zika virus in the serum samples sent to them.