The Most Popular Healthcare Initiatives of YUVA India

India’s healthcare has improved since the 2000s due to its economic growth. The country has one of the largest medical education systems in the world. This article illustrates the most popular healthcare initiative of YUVA India.

The National Health Policy of India is aimed at universal health care coverage for the population of India. 28 states control the public health system. Each state is responsible for taking care of the healthcare of its members. According to Forbes India, India spends approximately 4.2% of its national GDP on healthcare goods and services.

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Valentine’s Day in Mauritius: Spreading Love and Happiness

Valentine’s Day in Mauritius is celebrated worldwide on 14 February every year. On this day, people express their love by exchanging gifts, words, and gestures. The ultimate expression of love for humanity is ending global suffering, poverty, and inequality.

COVID-19 and social distancing may have changed this year’s festivities; however, that does not mean you cannot still enjoy – and do a charitable deed simultaneously. Instead of just gifts, flowers, or chocolates, what if you expressed your love with purposeful presents that advocate sustainability, challenge institutions of inequality, and promote eradicating poverty?

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The Time to Act is NOW: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 2022

Sunday, 6 February 2022, marks a decade of celebrating the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. One of the most prevalent, persistent, and destructive human rights violations is Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). Female genital mutilation (FGM) is one of the forms in which VAWG manifests.

FGM refers to any procedure that involves removing or injuring the external female genital organs for non-medical reasons. Often FGM is executed under unhygienic conditions, resulting in short-term health problems such as intense pain, shock, severe bleeding, and infections, along with long-term repercussions for the sexual and mental well-being of the victim.

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How Covid-19 Changed Social Work in Mauritius

Since the start of the covid-19 pandemic, social workers have encountered several difficulties to keep providing care to people who need them. In Mauritius, the epidemic has exacerbated challenges for those with mental health issues, addictions, poverty, homelessness, and violence, thus increasing the importance of social work in society.

To provide quality services throughout the pandemic, social workers are usually forced to make tough decisions and adapt to new approaches to working. However, to understand how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected social work, it is first essential to understand social work and its importance in Mauritian’s society.

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