Tamil Nadu’s Road Safety Policy – A need for policy innovation

Mon, 03/01/2022 - 09:33

Road Safety is an important public health concern with serious social and economic consequences. India continues to account for the highest road crashes at the global level with the World Bank’s 2019 report suggesting 53 crashes happening on an hourly basis with one fatality every four minutes. India accounts for 13 per cent of the total road traffic fatalities in the world according to MoRTH.

Social Media Poster: Climate Change - Impact on Global Coral Ecosystem

Thu, 30/12/2021 - 12:29
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As per a report by Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network #GCRMN, #CoralReefs are dying as #ClimateChange decimates ocean ecosystems vital to fish and humans. The reefs can be recovered if immediate steps are taken to stabilize emissions and curb future warming #ActOnClimate 

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Social Media Poster: FoPL - Stay away from Non-Communicable Diseases

Wed, 29/12/2021 - 18:22
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Front of Pack Labels help us to make healthy food choices to keep ourselves and our families away from non-communicable diseases.

#FoodlabelsSaveLives #TransFat #FoodSafety #ConsumerRights

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Social Media Poster: Road Safety - Careless Driving

Wed, 29/12/2021 - 16:26
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Not noticing other road users, poor anticipation & response, a tendency to hit the brakes suddenly are all hallmarks of distracted driving that increase chances of a crash. So, put that phone down & focus on driving safely.

#StreetsForLife #RoadSafety #SafeRoadsTamilNadu 

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Social Media Poster - FoPL - Clear label information

Tue, 28/12/2021 - 17:14
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The labels of ultra-processed foods should be clear and easy to understand about their nutritional information, which makes it easier for consumers to know the actual amount of sugar,fat and salt.

#FoodlabelsSaveLives #TransFat #FoodSafety #ConsumerRights

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Social Media Poster: Climate Change - Infectious disease on Children

Tue, 28/12/2021 - 12:21
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A study conducted by researchers from Banaras Hindu University shows that #ClimateChange is making children vulnerable to infectious diseases. They found climate parameters accounted for 9-18 per cent of the total infectious disease like respiratory & gastrointestinal infections among children.

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