Road crashes endanger the lives and livelihoods of millions of road users globally and in India. Owing to the epidemic of road crashes, in 2010, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2011 - 2020 as the "Decade of Action for Road Safety" and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) included two important targets on road safety.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare had flagged the issue of inadequate supply of oxygen and 'grossly inadequate' government hospital beds in November 2020 and asked the central government to take immediate action in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, presented this Two Hundred Twenty Ninth Report on 'Management of COVID-19 Pandemic and Related Issues‘ to Rajya Sabha on 2nd February, 2021. COVID-19 Pandemic has created an unprecedented global crisis and the Government of India is treating the same as National Disaster.

This study investigates the causal effects of long-term particulate matter 2.5 exposure on COVID-19 deaths, fatality rates, and cases in India by using an instrumental variables approach based on thermal inversion episodes.

Small island developing states (SIDS) are among the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, which is disrupting key economic sectors that SIDS’ undiversified and already fragile economies strongly rely upon.

The world’s ten richest men have seen their combined wealth increase by $540 billion (£400 billion) during the pandemic, while the crisis threatens a lost decade in the fight against poverty, Oxfam revealed today in a report published on the opening day of the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda.

Report of Oversight Committee in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order passed in Original Application 384/2019 in  the matter of Sunita Pandey & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/01/2021.

Insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) are highly effective for the control of malaria. Yet widely distributed ITNs have been repurposed as fishing nets throughout the world.

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The WHO Regional Office for Europe published guidance on heat–health action planning in 2008, and intends to update this to include the latest evidence. An in-depth review was initiated, based on recent epidemiological and environmental research and lessons learned from implementation in practice.

The Climate Coalition Health Report addresses the severe health issues related to climate change which are a reminder of the need to rapidly reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and reach a zero carbon economy. It is only through successful global action to reduce emissions will stop climate change – and must reduce emissions as contribution.

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