A healthy start for newborns in India

India is home to roughly 18 percent of the world’s population, but about 33 percent of the world’s preterm births. The high prevalence of preterm births contributes to another alarming statistic—in India, newborns account for more than half all deaths of children under age five.

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AROGYA WORLD HEALTHY WORKPLACE PROGRAM

Non-communicable diseases, NCDs, which include heart disease, diabetes, cancer and chronic lung diseases, are among the top health and development challenges of the century. 2 out of 3 deaths in the world are due to NCDs with 80% of them in developing countries. Monitoring the health of the workplace should be a step in the right direction.

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