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Axis Securities celebrates International Yoga Day by organizing Yoga workshop for well-being of its employees

New Delhi: Axis Securities Limited (ASL), leading BFSI player is organizing Yoga Week for its employees on the eve of International Yoga Day (Wednesday, 21st June). The workshop will focus on various work-life balance related topics e.g. Relaxation Techniques for Stress Management at workplace, Meditation to enhance productivity at work, ‘Sattvic’ food to beat worries and most importantly how Yogic principles help you invest better.  The workshop will be conducted in association with The Yoga Institute, Mumbai - The oldest organized centre of yoga in the world. Many people relate yoga only as a solution for their health problems, but infact yoga is a way of life which helps remove obstacles in one’s personality, for a better way of living. The workshop is aimed to help ASL employees maintaining a work-life balance in today’s competitive, tension ridden world.

JP Nadda

India aims to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of global goal, says Health Minister JP Nadda.

New Delhi: India has pledged its commitment to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of the global goal to reduce the number of deaths due to the disease by 90 per cent by 2030. Speaking at the meeting of 'Stop TB Partnership coordination committee' in Berlin, Union Health Minister JP Nadda said, India has formulated a national strategic plan with a special focus on stamping out the bacterial disease at the grass-root level. He said, India has implemented a daily drug regimen for treating TB in five states and by the year end it will be rolled out in the entire country. The new regimen helps in reducing relapse rates and number of drug-resistant TB cases. Mr Nadda also said, the government will frame special programmes to combat multidrug-resistant TB.

Antibiotics Daily Sun

National Medical Forum organized a Seminar on Use and Misuse of Antibiotics

New Delhi: National Medical Forum organized a Seminar on Use and Misuse of Antibiotics on 12th April at office of National Medical Forum. Following salient points came out of discussion-

  • The modern era of antibiotics started with the discovery of penicillin by Sir Alexander Fleming in 1928. Since then, antibiotics have transformed modern medicine and saved millions of lives. Antibiotics were first prescribed to treat serious infections in the 1940s.

The NorthCap University conducts workshop on ‘Depression, Let’s talk’ on World Health Day

Gurugram: On the occasion of World Health Day, The NorthCap University organized a talk on 'depression' in the university premises. It was conducted by Dr. Shweta Sharma, Psychologist, Columbia Asia Hospital. The aim was to define depression, risk factors, treatment options, self help, coping skills and how to help someone with depression.

Dr. Shweta Sharma, Psychologist, Columbia Asia Hospital said, “The most common problems in the present scenario are related to career options and relationship issues. It is very important to help yourself and then help others. Nowadays children are hesitant to discuss things with professionals so one of the most easy ways to tackle any depression issue is being a friend for a friend.”