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Whitefield Rising Eco Santhe

There are a lot of problems in our society that we cannot solve, from poverty to hunger, from child trafficking to illiteracy. However the wonderful Eco Santhe organised by Whitefield Rising showed us that there is still hope to solve these problems at the community level. We as individuals can take action and help our society […]

Volunteering opportunity

Once a week (fixed with flexibility) One hour Between 12 and 3 Location: Satya Sai Super Speciality Hospital Job: Speak to the new admissions that come from all over India for serious cardio and neuro surgery which is done for free. You will counsel on pre-post surgery hygiene. (Easy) Challenge: Patients will be from different regions […]

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Latest updates at the bottom of this note   Whitefield Rising had wanted to give a Christmas and New Year gift in 2013 to our staff. These are the people who work for us to make our lives easier. We came across Government of India’s medical insurance scheme Rashtriya Swastha Bima Yojna, RSBY (http://www.rsby.gov.in/ )floated […]

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Dengue fever – Causes, Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment

Dengue fever is a common disease caused by a virus that humans get by being bitten by infected mosquitoes.Also known as ‘break bone fever’, it is a painful and debilitating disease spread by mosquitoes, caused due to the bite of an infected female aedes aegypti mosquito, the disease can be fatal. Mosquito breeding sites include artificial water containers […]

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Pledge Your Eyes

Every year India celebrates National Eye Donation Fortnight between the last week of August to the first week of September. During this various advocacy initiatives and programs are organized across India. India is home to 4.6 Million corneally blind people. Out of 4.6 Million 90% are below the age of 45 years including 60% below […]

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Graphite from Graphite India in your lungs

Pollution by Graphite India ========== Graphite India, present in Whitefield, processes graphite daily in huge quantities which releases a large amount of fine graphite soot into the atmosphere. This is fine enough for it to not be very visible, yet is breathed by, not just the Graphite India employees, but, all the daily commuters, residents […]

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CPR : A skill for life

You don’t need to be a doctor to perform this life saving technique. Paula McLean, a Whitefield resident spent time this Sunday morning with 10 keen learners to train `Hands Only’ CPR technique. The session was concise, informativ e, practical and hands on. Many such sessions are being planned for the benefit of residents. What is […]

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What to do in an Emergency

CPR Training Session conducted at Renaissance Jagriti Club House on 23Feb2014 Duration of the course: 3+  hours (10:15 AM – 1:30 PM) Trainer: Dr.Nithya from Nightingales Lifesaving Services Number of Attendees: 24   Cardio Pulmonary Resurrection is a procedure to be administered on any person who is lying unconscious and who does not have a pulse. This […]