The term “First Aid” refers to the assistance given to anyone suffering a sudden injury or illness. Its main goals are to preserve life and prevent the condition from worsening. It is not always performed by medical personnel. In emergency situations, ordinary people often have to perform first aid to save someone's life. World First Aid Day aims at raising awareness of how first aid can prevent injuries and save lives in everyday and crisis situations,
Suicide prevention day falls on 10 th of September every year.Like all international days, it reminds us of the problem & stirs us to think about what action can be taken. According to WHO data, the age standardized suicide rate in India is 16.4 per 100,000 for women (6th highest in the world) and 25.8 for men (ranking 22nd). Puducherry reported the highest suicide rate at 36.8 per 100,000 people, followed by Sikkim, Tamil Nadu and Kerala as per study
Breast Feeding Week ( first week of August) got over yesterday . Many campaigns were alive - from TV to print to electronic media. That breast milk is the best is proven by innumerable research studies & nobody should now have a doubt about that. I would like to highlight an important point about breastfeeding - the stress that the mother puts herself through, the “pressure” that is built up in the first
Though the only way to be sure you’re pregnant, is taking the pregnancy test, certain early signs of pregnancy serve as initial indicators. About 60% of women have early pregnancy symptoms by the time it’s been 6 weeks, and nearly 90% have them by the time they’re 8 weeks. Listed below, are some signs to watch out for. Just remember, all women don’t experience all of them. Missing your periods In
Most science students have to study about reproduction in their high school syllabus, and some learn from their parents, who may discuss it even earlier. It’s a very good thing to know about our own bodies, especially when changes are occurring. All you need to know about reproduction Dr. Amita Phadnis, Pediatrician Most science students have to study about reproduction in their curriculum when they are in the 11th or 12th grade.