Date: March 4-6, 2019
Fourteen of the world’s 20 most polluted cities are in India, says the new WHO database Anumita Roychowdhury
New Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database (update 2016) of the WHO released today shows Delhi has arrested and improved air quality since the last database published in 2014 – a drop of 20 per cent
In India, traffic accidents are not on the health agenda. It is time the agenda is changed. Last week when the Union Minister for Rural Development met with an unfortunate and tragic accident on the road in Delhi, the issue was highlighted. But as yet, there is little understanding of the seriousness of the problem, and why India, which has just begun to motorise, needs to take action, and fast.
National Coordinator, Breastfeeding Promotion Netwrok of India Dr JP Dadhich answers.