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Consumer Awareness - Hypertension: Key drivers of cardiovascular deaths

Wed, 03/01/2024 - 11:29
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High blood pressure remains one of the key drivers of cardiovascular (CV) deaths in India.  The country accounts for one-fifth of all CV deaths worldwide, with a special predisposition to it among the younger population. The particular causes of concern among Indians are the early age of onset, rapid progression and a high mortality rate. Get your blood pressure checked routinely. Comply with medical advice. #Hypertension #FindItFixIt

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Road Safety - Cyclists fatalities in 2023

Tue, 02/01/2024 - 15:47
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Every road user - be it a pedestrian or cyclist or car driver - has an equal right to the road and a right to safety on the roads. Yet those who take the least amount of space, cause no pollution or congestion, are the most vulnerable on the roads. Cyclists are steadily being pushed off the roads. Why are we not prioritising their safety? 

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Sustainable Transport - Fair fares: Still some way to go.

Mon, 01/01/2024 - 15:55
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CAG’s study found that male passengers labelled women as freeloaders. However, it's essential to acknowledge that women tend to invest their savings in their families. Full report out soon! Follow us to learn more.

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Climate Change - Need for effective conservation strategies

Thu, 28/12/2023 - 16:19
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There is an urgent need for effective conservation strategies in the face of climate hazards like heat waves and extreme temperature fluctuations in order to mitigate sex-specific responses to Climate Change in wild animals. 

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Consumer Awareness - Hypertension: Check your blood pressure periodically

Wed, 27/12/2023 - 10:25
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The risk of succumbing to a cardiovascular condition is ever increasing in India, with hypertension (High BP) remaining one of the key drivers. Recent studies suggest that the prevalence of hypertension among Indians is at an all time high. While we need a robust public health policy to address this, it also remains incumbent on people themselves to care for themselves. Are you above 18 years of age? Make sure you get your blood pressure checked periodically.

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Road Safety - Pedestrian deaths 2022

Tue, 26/12/2023 - 16:30
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We lost 32,825 pedestrian lives on Indian roads in 2022. When will we say, 'Enough! Too many!'. We pride ourselves in the kilometres of roads we lay each year, and see this as a sure sign of development. Little do we consider the lives lost on these same roads.

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Sustainable Transport - Fair Fares: Breaking down barriers

Mon, 25/12/2023 - 16:42
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Women’s visibility in public spaces is constrained by societal norms. Women are discouraged from going out, especially if there is no chore or household responsibility behind the journey. This affects how women are perceived in public spaces. Increased use of public transport by women for various purposes, improves their visibility in public spaces, and helps redefine societal norms. Full report out soon! Follow us to learn more.

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National Consumer Rights Day 2023

Sun, 24/12/2023 - 16:53
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The National Consumer Helpline (NCH) is an initiative of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, set up as an alternative redressal mechanism that consumers can access easily. The Helpline reports several success stories of grievance redressal. Here is one to help you shop with confidence over this festive season:

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