07 April 2020: PIB Summary & Analysis

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1. World Health Day
2. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana
3. Samadhan

1. World Health Day

Context:

PM’s message on World Health Day.

Details:

  • April 7 is observed as ‘World Health Day’ worldwide.
  • This was the day in 1948 when the World Health Organisation was founded.
  • The theme for the World Health Day 2020 is “Support Nurses and Midwives”.
  • WHO chose the year 2020 as the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife” because of the contribution of nurses and midwives in making the world a healthier place.
  • Nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of the COVID-19

2. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana

Context:

Pharmacists, popularly known as “Swasth ke Sipahi”, of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra, are delivering essential services and medicines at the doorstep of patients and elderly under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP).

Details:

To know more about the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP), click on the linked article.


3. Samadhan

Context:

The Ministry of Human Resources Development launches “Samadhan”, a challenge to fight Covid-19 and future challenges.

Details:

  • The Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Human Resources Development and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in collaboration with Forge and InnovatioCuris launched a mega online challenge – SAMADHAN – to test the ability of students to innovate.
  • The students participating in this challenge will search and develop such measures that can be made available to the government agencies, health services, hospitals and other services for quick solutions to the Coronavirus epidemic and other such calamities.
  • Apart from this, through this “Samadhan” challenge, work will be done to make citizens aware, to motivate them to face any challenge, to prevent any crisis and to help people get livelihood.
  • Under the “Samadhan” challenge, students and faculty will be motivated for conducting new experiments and new discoveries and providing them with a strong base leading to a spirit of experimentation and discovery.

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