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Healthy lifestyle is a trend and cool thing to do.... Dr.Antra Nada Health volunteer

Dr.Antra Singh* A typical day in the life of an NGO intern during the times of virtual reality & #COVID19 The compelling part of this reality is there is no “typical day”. Some days I just sit in front of my laptop and create, edit training modules, some days are just attending meetings and discussions with my team, and some days I go crazy preparing, reviewing, organizing material. Some days are unstructured and filled with chaos. And then there are even days, I do nothing. Nothing at all. All this, in the midst of attending my virtual classes, as a student of public health. When I think about the journey so far, it has been nothing but a quest to look deep within my own self, surprisingly. My work as and intern @Nada India Primarily, my work in the NGO Nada India Foundation involves preparing and conducting training sessions, as a peer supporter. I cannot really recall since when, I had this social bend in mind, wanting to work in the social sector. Learning about social sector Ho…

Run for Nada India @Giving Tuesday India Generosity Run (2nd Oct - 11th Oct 2020)

Nada India @ GivingTuesday India Generosity Run (Oct 2nd - 11th 2020)#GivingTuesdayIndiaMy Giving for #MyBetterBharat
The GivingTuesday India Generosity Run  to express solidarity with one another. It is an occasion to celebrate our freedom with gratitude to the Father of the Nation for his tireless efforts and follow his message to care for fellow citizens who are yet to experience freedom from poverty! It combines the quest for fitness for oneself with a desire to champion causes and be a changemaker!  The run aims for runners to collectively cover the distance of 79,000 kilometres that Gandhiji walked for India's freedom. Participants can choose Nada India Foundation to support and run/ jog/ walk/ move in a wheelchair, at a location of their choosing (home, neighbourhood, gym, park, treadmill) at  their own time and pace between Oct 2nd Oct & 11th Oct 2020, using any fitness app. You can send the screenshot of their running app for verification to the race manager by the end o…

Nada India observes International Youth Day2020: Youth Engagement for Wellbeing

The theme of International Youth Day 2020, “Youth Engagement for Global Action” seeks to highlight the ways in which the engagement of young people at the local, national and global levels is enriching national and multilateral institutions and processes, as well as draw lessons on how their representation and engagement in formal institutional politics can be significantly enhanced.I call on leaders and adults everywhere to do everything possible to enable the world’s youth to enjoy lives of safety, dignity and opportunity and contribute to the fullest of their great potential.  Ant√≥nio GuterresThis year’s IYD seeks to put the spotlight on youth engagement through the following three interconnected streams:Engagement at the local/community level;Engagement at the national level (formulation of laws, policies, and their implementation); and,Engagement at the global level. Protecting and mobilizing youth in COVID-19 responsesThe COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in severe economic and soci…

"No Tobacco Tuesdays for Tots". Youth Engagement for Wellbeing

I recently became a medical intern at Maulna Azad Medical College Delhi and the dream for truly making a difference in our society has started to become a reality with the help of this amazing opportunity of running a month long campaign on passive smoking in children, called, "No Tobacco Tuesdays for Tots". Dr.Vrinda Pahuja: A Young Medical Intern and Volunteer 
I remember when my team at AMSA India and I were brainstorming about a campaign for "World  No Tobacco Day 2020", we could have never predicted that we would be able to collaborate with a reputable NGO like Nada India Foundation. 



Through Nada India, I also had the honour of representing the medical fraternity on the panel discussion on "Engaging Young People To Respond To New Emerging Tobacco Threats" that happened on 1st June'20 which also kickstarted the campaign.  Listening to other speakers on the panel was truly inspirational and gave me insight into all the initiatives that are being tak…