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CMC in the News

Kids Make Art to Fund PPE for an Indian Hospital

Ten children from the ages of 3 to 13 based in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey took to Zoom to organize and create Team Anti-Coronavirus. Their goal? To raise funds for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline medical professionals treating COVID-19 patients at the Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC) in Vellore, South India. Read more here.

When Business as Usual Isn’t Working, Look to Nonprofits for Inspiration

“In the Covid-era, businesses must — and will — play an essential role in dealing with the hardships created by the pandemic. But to do so, they must also recognize how the ground has shifted under them: Inclusivity is more important than ever; there’s pressure on leaders to weigh social outcomes, as well as economic …

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IIT Madras Researchers Develop Nano-coated Magnesium Alloys to Repair Bone Fractures

The researchers found that the rabbit femur implanted with the coated magnesium alloy showed bone formation and also bridged the defect region. Read more at EdexLive. “The research was led by Dr Mukesh Doble, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras, and comprised of Dr Govindaraj Perumal, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, IIT Madras, Dr Boopalan Ramasamy, Christian Medical …

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Primary Care for India’s Urban Dwellers Living in Informal Settlements During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire global community. By August 2020, India had seen over 2.8 million cases and 55,000 deaths. COVID-19 disproportionally affects India’s 81 million people living in urban informal settlements, where inadequate housing, water and sanitation increase the risk and rate of infection. Read the full article at the Australian Journal of General …

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