GRAVIS observes World AIDS Day 2018

Since 1988, the World AIDS Day is held every year on December 1st. It was the first ever global event on HIV and AIDS. Worldwide there are approximately 36. 9. Million people living with HIV (2017) and about 2.1 million of them are living in India. HIV infection finally leads to AIDS. In this process, …

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AIDS 2018 off to a start aimed at breaking barriers and building bridges

The largest public health event in the world, International AIDS Conference – AIDS 2018, is off to an enthusiastic start in Amsterdam, Netherlands.  The conference presents the space and opportunities to discuss the progress made and to evaluate the gaps and concerns.   A number of aspects stand out clearly for this year’s conference. Firstly, the conference …

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Yoga for holistic health and well-being

June 21st, 2018 is being observed as the fourth International Day of Yoga. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing Yoga, a physical, mental and spiritual exercise. The theme for International Day of Yoga 2018 is ‘Yoga for Peace’. The United Nations General Assembly in 2014 …

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to restore dignity of Older People

Mahathir Bin Mohamad is currently the oldest living Prime Minister at the age of 92 heading the Government in Malaysia. In India, film celebrities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Javed Akhtar, Gulzar, Dilip Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Waheeda Rehmaan, and Sharmila Tagore who’ve crossed the age line of 70 are still working and achieving well. KFC Company …

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100 Years of Independence of Finland : Students from University of Tampere Celebrated at GRAVIS

This week, the Gravis headquarters in Jodhpur is proudly hosting two foreign visitors: Wahiduzzaman Siddique and Otto Vainio. Wahiduzzaman hails from Bangladesh, and now studies at the University of Tampere, Finland. Otto also attends school in Tampere; the same city where he was born and raised. Both students are pursuing master’s degrees at Tampere. They …

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