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Rape Kit Evidence Released To Police

Even when sexual assault evidence kits, known as a 'rape kit' are available in hospitals, less than a third of those assaulted go through with the full procedure and release the forensic evidence to the police, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.

Critical Illness Cover can Add to Mediclaim, Experts

Critical illness health insurance pays a fixed amount if you get any of the diseases listed in the insurance. This benefit amount is not linked to the costs you incur. The diseases are defined in the policy wordings and buyers should take comfort from the fact that these definitions are supervised and standardised by the insurance regulator.

The insurance is terminated once a claim is paid and cannot be renewed. These insurances may be bought as standalone individual plans or as riders to life insurance.

Multi Sectoral Approach to Tackle Malnutrition

In the remote haor areas in Sunamganj, Bangladesh, a band of community actors are working in collaboration with different stakeholders, from different sectors to create a resistance against malnutrition.

Nasima is one such Community Health Care Provider (CHCP), who enquires and confirm antenatal services and Iron and Folic Acid (IFA) tablet consumption of pregnant mothers with the support of Community Support Group (CSG) members.