[podcast] #HeroLiesInYou | Muffy Lutzin's insights on her life journey to explore the world (and inwards)

This podcast features Massachusetts General Hospital former staff Muffy Lutzin, 77, who has travelled to ~80 countries worldwide - exploring the world as well as exploring her own inner world, challenging her fears and inhibitions, discovering new lights and energies, and connecting with people and to her own self - #hearttoheart - worldwide. She shares her insights of her own #LifeJourney with CNS leader Shobha Shukla on why the only way to live fully is to be #BeYou!  

🔶 The Hero Lies In You - a special CNS series - salutes extraordinary lives of living legends around us.

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Violence against women and girls is not cultural but criminal

Violence against women and girls remains the most pervasive human rights violation around the world. It manifests itself in many forms: sexual violence, physical violence, emotional and psychological violence, harmful traditional practices, socio-economic violence, and other forms of gender-based violence. Explicit and implicit cultural legitimation for violence against women and girls has to end if we are to deliver on the promise of a socially just and ecologically sustainable world order for everyone.

Build the world we want: A healthy future for all

So goes the theme of this year’s (2022) Universal Health Coverage Day. Air to breathe, water to drink and food to eat are the three basic necessities to sustain life. But the poor quality of any of these can lead to unhealthy outcomes, which we are seeing in today’s world in the form of a plethora of air, water and food borne illnesses. Destruction of biodiversity by humans is also creating conditions that abet the spread of new diseases. Logging, mining, deforestation, road construction, all bring people into closer contact with animal species. Data show that an estimated 75% of the emerging infectious diseases in humans have an animal origin, triggered by viruses or bacteria.

[video] Bolster the implementation of #OneHealth approach to address major health threats in Indonesia, says Deputy Health Minister Indonesia

[video] Stronger action against tobacco and NCDs is vital, Han Kosal, Deputy Governor, Kampong Cham, Cambodia

[video] Bogor City Mayor of Indonesia leads from the front to reduce tobacco use, prevent NCDs, TB, COVID-19

Connecting the dots with science: Latent TB, active TB disease, and integrated health and development responses

#OneHealth approach is critical cog-in-the-wheel for reporting on health and development issues

United multisectoral actions to fight drug-resistant TB in Indonesia

[video] Vaccine hesitancy and confidence: Insights of scientist Dr R Gangakhedkar on pandemic preparedness

[podcast] Vaccine hesitancy, confidence, and pandemic preparedness: Dr Gangakhedkar's insights

This podcast features noted scientist Dr Raman R Gangakhedkar who shares insights on vaccine hesitancy, vaccine confidence, and range of issues around pandemic preparedness. Among the most distinguished scientists and epidemiologists, Padamshree Dr Raman R Gangakhedkar is in conversation with CNS founder head Shobha Shukla. Dr Gangakhedkar has earlier been the head of epidemiology at Indian Council of Medical Research and among distinguished #HIVScience leaders of ICMR-National AIDS Research Institute, India.

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#APCAT2022 Declaration: Is it the clarion call to #endTobacco?

Tobacco use is among the unhealthy behaviours that result in preventable burden of cancers, strokes, and heart diseases, said Budi Gunadi Sadikin, Indonesia’s health minister. In Indonesia tobacco use is the second largest risk factor for untimely deaths, he added. World Health Organization had earlier underlined that without clamping tobacco use, we cannot deliver on the promises enshrined in the Sustainable Development Goals.