மனித உடல் இறந்த 4 நிமிடத்தில் அழுகத் தொடங்கிவிடும். ஆய்வுகள் படி ஒரு மணி நேரத்தில் 2 மில்லிமீட்டர் வரை அழுகத் தொடங்கும். உங்கள் உறுப்புகளை இவ்வாறு உருக்குலைய விடுவதிற்கு பதிலாக மற்றவருக்கு தானமாக கொடுத்தால் வாழ்க்கையையே பரிசளிப்பது போல் அல்லவா?
The human body starts decomposing four minutes after a person dies and degenerates completely within a month. The choice is clear. Would you rather let your organs decompose, or gift a life to a person in need by donating them?
A citywide audit of public toilets, and specifically those accessible to women, by Dhagam Foundation, throws up the key reasons people shun the use of these common facilities. The study also highlights the Wishlist of citizens in this respect, and suggests some steps to improve the situation.
A social audit of close to 500 public toilets in Chennai by Dhagam Foundation reveals the dire lack of access and reasonable facilities for women. This event will bring together women from all walks of life to highlight their demand for more, and more women-friendly, public toilets.
The players are aged 40 – 60 plus years, well past the prime of their professional playing careers. Yet they have not only kept their passion alive through the Phoenix Veterans FC, but are also trying to ensure a better future for the sport and native players.
Chennai Volunteers is organising a blood donation and stem cell donation registration camp to benefit children suffering from Thalassemia. Here is a good opportunity to find out everything you wanted to know about Stem Cell donation!
In an exclusive interview with Citizen Matters, Uma Maheswari, Project Director of Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project, talks about the new goals and plans of the 108 ambulance service in the state, and what could make it more effective.
They drive through crowded roads filled with insensitive motorists, grapple with inadequate supplies and infrastructure and work hard to save lives, yet ambulance crew get little recognition from the average citizen, and are often the target of citizen ire..
Conservancy staff work quietly and tirelessly in the face of growing amounts of garbage and indifference among the citizens of Chennai. Nature lover and journalist Shobha Menon spends a morning with them and comes away with a heavy heart.
A total of 1269 children were rescued in Chennai Central and Egmore railway stations; close monitoring of these train stations would help in preventing incidence of trafficking and faster support for victims.
Many of Chennai’s 1350 anganwadis under the ICDS scheme are clean, well-equipped with teaching aids, toys and run by dedicated teachers who take a holistic view of the needs of a toddler. Here’s a sneak peek into a few such centres.
Unlike regular medical facilities, palliative caregivers or hospice centres focus on the social, psychological, financial and emotional needs of a patient, adding both relief and dignity to the life of the sufferer.