Young India Network is a youth (14-30 years) driven network for the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and its risk factors, formed with a vision of having a meaningful involvement of youth and People Living With NCDs in the advocacy of health agenda in India with a primary focus on alcohol and drug use as major risk factors for both communicable and NCDs. It aims to contribute in achieving the Goal 3 of Sustainable Development Goals,ensuring healthy lives .
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Mincy Lakhmani recalls her experience with Nada Team as volunteer...
Mincy Lakhmani,,,,,, Awesome volunteer and committed Health Advocate
“I have been fortunate enough to volunteer at
NADA INDIA FOUNDATION and this
experience really stood out as one of the best! The variety of the projects was
a real plus point for me as I got to know different issues in area of health
among variety of groups. Working out with Mr.Aflilaash at different
de-addiction centers and with Mr.DevenderJoti at DRUG USE & HOMELESS:PEER
COUNSELLOR facilitating GROUP,which was wonderful. What I most appreciated was
how friendly and open the people were during the sessions.
research methodology at YOUNG INDIA NETWORK FOR GOOD HEALTH on HEALTH NEEDS was
a great experience.Finally, I can say I got the practical exposure of what I’ve
learned from textbooks. Preparing questionnaire and taking surveys was
challenging yet successful under guidance of Mr.SuneelVatsyayan, a special mention has to go to him ,he was so patient and
welcoming. And most importantly, a great mentor!”
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Stay home, Stay safe’ must add ‘Stay connected....Sanjai Bhatt, Professor, Department of Social Work, University of Delhi, and President, NAPSWI), Delhi110007 firstname.lastname@example.org Amid Corona virus pandemic, we have added many new terms in our vocabulary such as COVID-19, novel corona, index patient, self-quarantine, social distancing. Some of these terms, have become buzz words in our daily life, television channels, print media and government directives. The Ministry for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has issued a comprehensive advisory on coronavirus (Covid-19) on 16th March 2020, directing states across the country to take social distancing measures as a preventive strategy. The term has gained popularity when Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi has put emphasis on Social Distancing in his address to the nation and explaining the need of more preventive strategies. The search of the word social distancing on World Health Organisation (WHO) website has brought 33 result…