Child Health
Feb 21 2017
VACCINATION DRIVE IN BANGALORE
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Akshatha M
Measles and rubella vaccination campaign is on. This is a primer for the parents wondering about the pros and cons of participating in it.
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Jan 27 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
Radio Active 90.4MHz
A talk about the POSCO act and child abuse on the mental health of the child, at the International Academy of Law and Mental Health.
Dec 08 2015
WALK TO SCHOOL PROGRAM
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Lakshmi Menon
Students from six Sanjay Nagar schools participated in the Walk to School event held on November 5th. The initiative encourages school children to be active, and in turn be more aware about their neighbourhood.
Dec 07 2015
RECOMMENDED ACTION IN CASE OF CSA REPORTED OR DETECTED IN SCHOOLS
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Ashika Shetty
Enfold had organised a panel discussion on creating safe spaces for children in schools on November 28th. Experts shared the recommended protocols and systems to be followed by schools as per the CPP and POCSO Act.
Jun 23 2015
Blog: Whitefield Rising
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A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm:  Henrik Ibsen Here's proof that the good folks of Whitefield are ever ready to take the helm.  There are several children in the Whitefield area who require...
Jun 15 2015
FAST TRACK COURTS IN BENGALURU
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Sharath SR
Experts met to discuss the functioning of special fast track courts in Bengaluru with respect to sexual abuse, and plan the way forward.
Feb 28 2015
A VICTIM OF MALNUTRITION
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Karthik Ranganathan
4-year-old Nawaz passed away from pneumonia. Afflicted with cerebral palsy, he was also severely malnourished. The responsibility for his death could very well fall on the hospital that refused to treat him.
Nov 18 2014
BY THE CHILDREN, FOR THE CHILDREN, OF THE CHILDREN
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News Desk
School students to come together to voice their opinions on child safety, and make recommendations that they would like to see implemented.
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Oct 31 2014
PUSHED TO CHILD LABOUR
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Ganga Madappa
What are the options for a girl child, now the only support for her blind mother? This is the story of one such girl—the breadwinner of her family— a story that will set you thinking about the flowers under your feet.
Aug 28 2014
Vibgyor rage-triggered school safety guidelines`
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Arpana H S
Aug 31st was the deadline for schools to install CCTVs and put other safety measures in place. The Education Department had issued their own set of guidelines. What are schools doing?
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Aug 11 2014
DISABILITY RIGHTS
News Desk
The District Disability Welfare Office is organizing a camp for the differently-abled, to ensure immediate needs of differently-abled people at DJ Halli are met.
Jul 22 2014
DEALING WITH CHILD ABUSE CASES
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News Desk
National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro-Sciences has sent an advisory to schools, parents, police and media to enable them to deal with a case of child sex abuse, in the right way.
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Jul 18 2014
Blog: Whitefield Rising
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Facts as outlined by Police on Vibgyor High school case: "Alleged act on July 2nd. Complaint received on 14th. Full co-operation by School during investigation. Two people in custody as of 16th. Investigation at 80% completion and they are...
Dec 09 2013
FIGHT AGAINST MALNUTRITION
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Sylvia Karpagam
Deaths of children due to severe malnutrition and associated medical illnesses in D J Halli have hit the headlines in the past. Will the public hearing bring any hope?
Sep 25 2013
Blog: Community Matters
How can I ever talk about  it ? These are the opening lines that play on most women’s mind when it comes to even thinking about menstruation and all the embarrassing moments that surround it. All women, and I mean absolutely all women...
Aug 28 2013
TECH TOTS
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Reshmi Chakraborty
Is your child addicted to gadgets? Is it useful, or can it harm the child in any way? What should you be doing if you don't want your child to be hooked to gadgets?
Aug 21 2013
SAGA OF MALNUTRITION CONTINUES
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Karthik Ranganathan
Yesterday - Anjaneya. Today Meghala. How many more kids should die before malnourishment is tackled? Isn’t this a testimony to the carelessness of the IT city, Bangalore, towards its poor and underprivileged?
Aug 12 2013
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
Reshma Krishnamurthy Sharma
Some women in urban areas, including Bangalore, aren’t just willing to continue with breastfeeding babies for long. Why? Are their fears valid, or solvable? Here’s an insight into the issue.
Aug 05 2013
DANCE OF MALNUTRITION
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Karthik Ranganathan
A tale of two little girls in Bangalore - Meghala, 6 and Disha, 3. Both of them fell sick around the same time. Disha recovered quickly and is back to her bubbly self. Meghala died on 17 July. Was she a child of a lesser god?
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Aug 01 2013
DENGUE IN BANGALORE
Chetan Ginigeri
Bangalore has been witnessing variety of fevers this monsoon, some of which are dengue cases. Early detection can reduce the pain and trauma whole family has to endure if a child is affected with dengue.
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Jun 23 2013
CHILD SAFETY
Chetan Ginigeri
Children are often involved in accidents that can be prevented. A pediatrician lists important precautions to keep kids safe.
Jun 01 2012
Column: Heal Thyself
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Mukul Saxena
Eczema in children causes as much distress to parents as much as it does to the children. Did you know that it s more prevalent among boys when compared to girls? Or that it is more prevalent in winters?
Jan 17 2012
EXPOSE
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Rupsa Chakraborty
Toasted as monument to Bengaluru having become part of a clutch of modern cities with swanky rapid transport, Namma Metro has sunk to a low. Will BMRCL act?
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Dec 03 2011
STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENTS MOOTS FOR PILOT
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Navya P K
Teachers and parents fail to identify signs of ADHD. An attempt is being made to create more awareness about this disorder.
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Nov 25 2011
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Very urgent, just 20 hours to go....  Amit Gupta, an Indian entrepreneur in Newyork, a friend and a kind soul needs a bone marrow match for a Peripheral Blood Stem cells donation and you can help. If you live in Bangalore India, chances are...
Aug 10 2011
Column: Heal Thyself
Mukul Saxena
Arrival of a newborn brings in anxious moments along with joy. Here are some pointers that could help you during this period.
 
 

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