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Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP)

Context Recently, the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare launched the Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP). Key Details of Integrated Health Information Platform The Integrated Health Information Platform is…

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Sea Snot outbreak in Turkey

Context Recently, there has been growing environmental concern in Turkey over the accumulation of ‘sea snot’. Key Highlights It is a slimy layer of grey or green sludge in the country’s seas, which can cause…

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I-Familia: Global Database to Identify Missing Persons

Context Recently, the Interpol has launched a new global database named “I-Familia” to identify missing persons through family DNA. About I-Familia Platform The INTERPOL applied cutting-edge scientific research and used the DNA of relatives to identify missing…

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Aduhelm (aducanumab) first Alzheimer’s drug

Context Recently, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new drug ‘Aduhelm’ (aducanumab) for Alzheimer’s disease. Aduhelm (aducanumab) It is a monoclonal antibody that is designed to reduce the presence of amyloid…

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Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan

Context Recently, NITI Aayog has launched Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan. About Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan It is joint initiative of NITI Aayog and Piramal Foundation. It is launched in 112 Aspirational Districts to assist district administrations…

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State of the Global Climate 2020

Context Recently, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released its annual State of the Global Climate 2020. Key Highlights of State of the Global Climate 2020 Extreme weather combined with COVID-19 in a…

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World Press Freedom Index 2021

Context Recently, the World Press Freedom Index 2021 has been published by the international journalism not-for profit body, Reporters Without Borders (RSF). Key Findings of World Press Freedom Index 2021…

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Protected Planet Report 2020

Context Recently, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have released Protected Planet Report 2020. Key Highlights of Protected Planet Report 2020 It highlighted that 82 per…

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