Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been roped in for a campaign against the infectious disease caused by Hepatitis B virus (HBV), will meet authorities to plan the way ahead for spreading awareness about the health issue.
Cancer survivor, activists and sympathisers, including US Ambassador Richard Verma and his wife Pinky Verma, Sunday came out in the national capital for the 'Walk for Life', a programme organised to create awareness about cancer.
Singapore is not only planning and designing the new capital of Andhra Pradesh but is also trying to make sure that its best practices are followed. Known for its strict anti-litter laws, Singapore has advised the Andhra government to create awareness and educate people not to litter their surroundings.
In a bid to eliminate Hepatitis disease, Delhi government has suggested that schools should devote at least an hour every month to spread awareness about the disease among students so that they can carry it forward in the society.
Concerned over an alarming rise in suicide cases in India, leading psychiatrists and mental health experts Thursday made a plea to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch a nationwide awareness campaign to remove the social stigma associated with mental illnesses.
With over 40 lakh dementia patients in India, there is an urgent need to educate people on how to look after suffering family members and, in some cases, even reverse the symptoms, author Minakshi Chaudhry whose book on dementia was presented to President Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday.
Actor John Abraham, who flagged- off the Yamaha Mission to encourage safe and congenial bike riding across the nation with a theme of 'Discovering a whole new India' here on Sunday, underscored that pillion riders should wear helmets.
An accomplished actress and a doting mother, Kajol, who backs a social mission - Lifebuoy `Help A Child Reach 5`, believes that the voice of stars like her reaches out to more people and spreads greater awareness.