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Saurabh and Nidhi with their innovation

Saurabh and Nidhi have created a device for real-time detection of mosquito species and gender and informing authorities about an outbreak before it happens Mosquitoes are arguably one of the deadliest animals in the world. According to the World Health Information, ‘Their ability to carry and spread the disease to humans causes millions of deaths …

One thing which we the urban nomads neglect the most is being healthy. Don’t we? It is taken for granted until sickness shows up on our doorstep, knocking heavily. And when the sickness knocks, a lot of us tend to use medications by ourselves without consulting a doc or visiting a hospital because of lack …

Suhani Jalota, a Queen’s Young Leader Awardee’s MYNA has been revolutionising the health condition for rural women in India by produces low-cost, eco-friendly sanitary pads

Michael J. Fox has made the battle of the five million people against the Parkinson’s disease, his own. A patient himself, he put to use all the resources possible on his part, bestowed upon him by his profession, to finding a cure to this yet unanswered disease. A popular Canadian-American actor, author, producer and activist …

Simply Blood

According to a World Health Organisation factsheet, “Of the 112.5 million blood donations collected globally, approximately half of these are collected in the high-income countries, home to just 19% of the world’s population.” For developing countries with low per capita income like India, the blood donation rate stands at a low 4.6 donations for every …

Dr. Mukesh Panwar always had an acute sense of service to the helpless. Studying in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, he was an active scout and also received an award from the President. Scouting instilled this deep sense of service in him. After finishing school, he went on to pursue Dentistry in college. It was during his …

Heart in a box, better known as Organ Care System, devised by Harefield Hospital, Middlesex is a revolutionary technology that has enabled surgeons to carry out heart transplants with ease and flexibility. This system stimulates the conditions of the human body, pumping oxygenated blood inside the heart so it can continue to function as it …

The Lifeline Express, also known as the Magic Train of India, celebrated its 25 years of meticulous service to the dejected and deprived masses of India. It is the world’s first hospital on a train and was started on 16th July, 1991 with 3 coaches. The train has been a frontier of an unprecedented ideology …