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The impact of social media on teenagers is a topic that explores the effects of social media on young people. It is a subject that has aroused concern among parents, educators, and mental health professionals. The use of social media has increased significantly in recent years, and it has become an integral part of many teenagers’ lives. However, there are concerns about the negative impacts that social media can have on their mental health, relationships, and overall well-being.
Drug abuse is the use of substances regularly in amounts which can cause severe harm to the body and psychology. It involves the consumption of drugs acquired in illegal ways. Drug use or drug abuse has become an alarming concern in today’s world. All parts of the society, be it developing or under developing states are facing the issue of drug use among its people. It can cause serious and hazardous issue to an individual’s health. According to UN World Drug Report 2023, the number of people who suffer from drug use disorders, has gone up to 39.5 million, a 45 per cent increase over 10 years.
Water as an essential need must start to gather policy focus with convergence on addressing public health issues. Over the years, there is a global water crisis brewing wherein between 2 to 3 billion people worldwide are currently facing water scarcity.
In Nagaland, the concern of water scarcity has become a severe crisis. Almost all hilly regions of Nagaland suffer from water scarcity, especially during the dry season.
With a population of 1.9 million (2011 census), the growing demands for water, coupled with poor water management, have increased water stress in Nagaland. Deforestation is also one of the major factors contributing to water scarcity.
The biggest healthcare schemes aimed at provide financial protection to vulnerable families and improve access to quality healthcare services in India was launched in September 2018, and named as “Ayushman Bharat Yojana” was one of the biggest healthcare schemes in India. However, despite the government’s ambitious targets, the scheme has failed to achieve its goals.
The world is now warming, faster than ever which is a recorded history. This impact, over a time are altering, causing disruption of weather patterns and nature stability. This poses risks to human beings and all other forms of life on earth.
The major factors leading to climate change are generating power, manufacturing goods, cutting down forests, using transportation, producing food, powering buildings and overconsumption of products. The manufacturing industry is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Globally, residential and commercial buildings consume over half of all electricity.
Nutrition is a critical part of health and development. Better nutrition is related to improved infant, child, and maternal health, stronger immune systems, safer pregnancy and childbirth, a lower risk of non-communicable diseases, and longevity.
According to the UNICEF-WHO-The World Bank: Joint child malnutrition estimates – level and trends, 2023, suggests that in 2022, 45 million children under 5 years of age are wasted, among which, 13.6 million are severely wasted, and 148 million are stunted, while 37 million are overweight or obese in the world.
Malnutrition encompasses a state characterized by insufficient ingestion of vital nutrients essential for optimal health, growth, and development within an individual’s diet. This condition can arise from inadequate intake of crucial nutrients, impaired absorption mechanisms, or excessive excretion leading to nutrient loss from the body.
Population control bills are the laws that aims to regulate or limit population growth in the country through various measures. The specific provision of such laws may vary, but usually it includes measures to encourage or enforce family planning. India is currently most populated country in the world with over 1.4 billion people. Hence it faces many challenges like depletion of natural resources, degradation of environment, conflicts and wars, rise in unemployment, and high cost of living.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death all around the world. WHO states that nearly 10 million deaths have been occurred in the year 2020 due to different cancer. The burden of cancer continues to grow throughout the world and puts a huge physical, emotional and financial burden on individuals, families, communities and health systems, hence finding the cure for this deadly disease is one of the significant task for modern medicine. Till now there is no single cure for cancer that has been found but there have been significant advancement in cancer treatment. Search of definitive cure for all type of cancer has been ongoing and progress has been made but still there are many challenges to overcome.