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Meenakshi Sushma, Researcher

Does self-certification for advertisement build transparency and accountability?

In the contemporary era of digitalisation, consumers are flooded with promotional content across various platforms. Whether pursuing social media, viewing televised content, or just running errands, consumers are incessantly exposed to brands through their marketing content.

A survey to assess sustainable practices amongst school students

This report analyses sustainable practices among school students in Chennai, through a range of questions on their daily routines. It looks particularly at sustainable mobility, electricity consumption, water usage, and waste disposal, offering valuable insights to drive positive change.

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Legislation around medical negligence - is it in need of a fix?

The Tamil Nadu State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (TNSCDRC), on 8th November, 2023 ordered the Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Hospital (MIOT) Hospital, to pay a compensation of rupees 20,00,000 to complainant Shanthi Kalai Arasan, towards medical negligence.  Over the eight years,  Shanti has been fighting for justice, in the wake of her husband Kailai Arasan's death. 

This Diabetes Day, think inside the box

November 14, World Diabetes Day, provides an opportunity to raise awareness on the metabolic disorder as a global public health issue. The focus of the campaign in 2023 is on delaying or preventing type 2 diabetes and diabetes related complications, with the slogan being “Know your risk, Know your response.”

So, do you know your risk in terms of what you’re consuming?