How does poverty affect the health of the people?

 

Poverty is the major reasons for the ill health of the people. As per recent survey worldwide about 1.2 billion people live in extreme poverty. This is because of the following factors:

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  1. Due to poverty, people are not able to buy sufficient food. This leads to deficiency diseases and ruins the health of the people.
  2. Poor people have little or no access to safe housing, clean water, and basic toilet facilities. The live in unclean and unhygienic surroundings which are breeding ground for disease-causing germs. In this way, poverty helps in spreading diseases and damaging good health.
  3. Educational levels in poor areas are often low. They do not know about the factors causing diseases balance diet and precautions for preventing diseases. Education is not available in poor areas. If schools are there, many children may not be able to attend because they must work to support their families.
  4. Poor people are not able to get the best available medical treatment because of which diseases linger on for a long time.
  5. Illiterate poor people do not understand the harmful effects of tobacco and drinking alcohol. This ruins their health and economic condition.

Poor people have a shorter life expectancy than wealthier people. More mothers and children die in poor areas. Each year 9.7 million children worldwide die before their fifth birthday.

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Infectious diseases of all types are present in poor areas. Limited sewage and waste treatment infections spread more easily including infections spread by insects.

Children and adults who live in poverty have poor nutrition including vitamin deficiencies and protein-caloric malnutrition which affects mental functioning and physical health.

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Thus poverty is both a cause and a consequence of poor health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sony launches Xperia XA1 Plus Smartphone in India at Rs 24,990

Japanese company, Sony has introduced Xperia XA1 Plus smartphone yesterday in Indian market. It will be available in different color options such as Black, Blue, and Gold colors at a price of Rs 24,990 from today.

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus With 23-Megapixel Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

The Xperia XA1 Plus smartphone offers a 5.5-inch full-HD with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. It has a 64-bit octa- core MediaTek Helio P20 SoC with 4GB of RAM and Mali T-880 MP2 GPU for graphics. The device supports dual SIM and operates on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. The smartphone offers 32GB storage which can be expandable up to 256GB by using microSD card and is back up by a 3430mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0+.

Xperia XA1 Plus launched in India

The device comes with a camera at rear of 23-megapixel with Exmor RS sensor and a camera at front of 8-megapixel used as a selfie camera. The rear camera offers a hybrid autofocus with 24mm wide-angle f/2.0 aperture lens and front camera comes with a 23mm f/2.0 aperture lens which is capable of taking photo in low-light.

The smartphone also offers a Qnovo Adaptive Charging technology which is used for monitoring, and adjusting the charging power to avoid damage to increase a battery life

It has several features such as dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, NFC, and USB Type-C port. The size of the device is 155x75x8.7mm and weighs 190 grams. The device has a single mounted fingerprint sensor which permits users to unlock the smartphone with better security.

Xiaomi launches Mi Note 3 Smartphone in China

Chinese company, Xiaomi has introduced the Mi Note 3 smartphone at the event in China. It will be available from September 15.It will be available in three different prices for dissimilar storages and color such as for 6GB/64GB storage at CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs 24,500), for 6GB RAM/128GB storage at CNY 2,899 (approximately Rs 28,300) in Black color and 6GB/128GB at CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs 29,400) for Blue color.

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 With Dual Cameras, AI Beautify Feature Launched: Price, Specifications

The Mi Note 3 smartphone offers a 5.5-inch full-HD with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels which has a pixel density of 403ppi and a 94.4 percent NTSC color garmut. It has a Snapdragon 660 SoC with 6GB of RAM. The device also offers 64GB or 128GB storage without expandable by using microSD card and is back up by a 3500mAh battery.

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The smartphone comes with a dual camera at rear of 12-megapixel with a features of wide-angle lens, f/1.8 aperture, and 4-axis optical image stabilization. The second one also consists of 12-megapixel with the features of telephoto lens, and an f/2.6 aperture. The dual rear camera also has 2X optical zoom feature. There is another camera at front of 16-megapixel sensor with 2-micron pixels. It has several features such as 4G LTE, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11c, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. There are some sensors in the smartphone are accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, infrared sensor, and proximity sensor. The size of the smartphone is 152.6×73.95×7.6mm and weighs 163 grams.

The main feature of the smartphone is its ‘Adaptable AI Beautify’ feature. As per company, it has been functioning for 6 months or half a year. In this feature, it uses Al-based algorithms to redecorate selfies and offer different process for men and women. The device has a 7-series aluminum alloy frame and a 4-sided curved glass body. It also has under-glass fingerprint sensor and stereo speaker.

Tourist attractions in Goa

Goa – Goa is one of the famous tourist places and is placed in Konkan within the coastal region in India. It is a smallest state by area and the fourth smallest based on population. Panaji is the capital and Vasco da Gama is the main city in Goa.

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A large numbers of local and foreign tourists visits per year for famous beautiful beaches, worship place and world heritage architecture.

There are some tourist attractions which are discussed below

Calangute – It is one of the famous beaches in Goa and the main beach in North Goa. This beach is popular for foreign and local tourists. Throughout a busy season, the beach is flooded of foreign and Indian tourists. There are some restaurants in Goa for refreshment and also a market for shopping. In this place, the remarkable view of the sea with some tasty snacks in restaurants. Tourists also enjoy with sports on beach.

If tourist visit Goa for vacations then must visited Calangute beach which is popularly known as ‘queen of beaches’.

Calangute

Fort Aguada – This fort was built by Portuguese in 17th century due to the safety from Dutch and Marathas. It is placed at the Sinquerim Beach in North Goa. Inside the fort, there were 13-metre lighthouse which is constructed in 1864 and a vaulted cistern that is capable of storing the ten million liters of fresh water. There are some buildings that have been hanged into a jail and become to be the largest jail in Goa.

Fort Aguada

Chapora Fort – This fort become popular place when some shooting parts in the movie “Dil Chahta Hai”. It is placed across the Chapora River so its name is Chapora fort. The fort was constructed in 1717.

Chapora Fort

Pandava Caves and Arvalem Waterfall – In a Arvalem waterfall, the water flowing at a height of 50mts makes a remarkable view in a neighboring park. There is another tourist spot which is near to Arvalem waterfall is Pandava caves which is approximately 9Km from waterfall.

Pandava Caves

In Pandava caves, the cave is divided into 5 sections and the ‘linga’ preserved in the middle section where devotees worships. The Pandava caves are also known as Arvalem caves.

Dudhsagar falls – It is the fourth highest waterfall in India and is situated and is about 46km from Madagaon. This falls appear during heavy rains in monsoon. The waterfall is nearly passes the railway bridge so passengers of train watches the awesome view of the waterfall.

Dudhsagar Falls

Ashwem & Arossim Beach – Ashwem beach is situated in North Goa which is about 27 miles from Anjuna beach. This beach is clean, peaceful, less crowded and felling relaxed in the beach. There are several restaurants and hotels across the beach for refreshment.

Ashwem Beach

Arossim is another beach in Goa and situated is about 12kmfrom Margao. This beach is also peaceful, awesome views and popular for beach shacks are “The Star Fish” shack and “The Venus” beach shack. Both foreign and Indian foods are available in the beach.

Mollem National Park – It is situated in the Western Ghats along with eastern Goa border with Karnataka. The Mollem National park is spread over 240 sq km and has some animals including wild cats, a different variety of birds, several kinds of snakes and many variety of butterflies.

Mollem National Park

In the park area, there are several trekking trails and a Tambdi Surla mahadev temple. This temple is built in 12th century which is related to Kadamba Dynasty.

Reis Magos Fort – It is the ancient fort in Goa and recently used as a viceroy’s house and afterwards change into a fortress. The Reis magos Fort is bounded by strong and distinctive reddish laterite walls and studded with Portugese watchtowers. There are some amazing views in the fort and also a Reis Magos Church lies at a short distance.

Reis Magos Fort

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8 Smartphone in India at Rs 67,900

South Korean multinational company, Samsung has introduced the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in Indian market. It will be available in Maple Gold and Midnight Black color for options at a price of Rs 67,900. The pre-bookings starts for this device and available through Samsung retail stores, Samsung online stores and Amazon India from September 21. The company has launched an Upgrade program offer in which users can exchange their old Galaxy Note devices and benefit for extra concessions.

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The company also offers a one-time screen replacement and a free convertible wireless charger. The users of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also offers for a Double Data on Jio in which consumers can use 448GB of additional 4G data for 8 months and become a complimentary Jio Prime Membership.

The Galaxy Note 8 smartphone offers a 6.3-inch QHD+ with a resolution of 1440×2960 pixels Super AMOLED Infinity Display which has a pixel density of 521ppi and a screen aspect ratio of 18.5:9. It has an Exynos 8895 processor with 6GB of RAM. The device operates on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and supports dual-SIM. The device offer 64GB storage that can be expandable up to 256GB by using microSD card and is back up by a 3300mAh battery

 

The device comes with a dual rear camera with the feature of Dual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization). The first one contains of 12-megapixel sensor with a wide-angle lens, Dual Pixel autofocus, an f/1.7 aperture and optical image stabilization. The second one contains 12-megapixel sensor with a telephoto lens, an f/2.4 aperture, and optical image stabilization. Another camera is placed at front of 8-megapixel autofocus camera with a feature of an f/1.7 aperture. It has several features such as 4G VoLTE (LTE Cat. 16), dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, MST, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C. There are several sensors including an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, gyroscope, heart rate sensor, iris sensor, proximity sensor, and RGB light sensor. It supports wireless charging, WPC and PMAFast Charging standards with Quick Charge 2.0. The size of the device is 162.5×74.8×8.6mm and weighs 195 grams.

Vivo launches V7+ smartphone in India at Rs 21,990

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Chinese company, Vivo has introduced the V7+ smartphone in Indian market. It will be available in Gold, Matte Black, and Rose Gold colors for options at Rs 21,990 starts from September 15.  The bookings of mobile started from September 7.

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The V7+ smartphone offers a 5.99-inch HD with a resolution of 720×1440 pixels HD IPS Incell ‘Full view’ display. The full view display comes with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and 2.5D curved glass. It has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC and 4GB of RAM. The device operates on Funtouch Operating System 3.2 which is based on Android 7.1 Nougat and supports dual-SIM. It has 64GB of storage that can be expandable up to 256GB by using microSD card and is back up by a 3225 mAh battery

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In optics, the device comes with a camera at rear of 16-megapixel and a camera at front of 24-megapixel. The front camera offers an f/2.0 aperture, 1/2. 78-inch sensor and a Moonlight Glow selfie flash whereas the rear camera has an f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED flash. It has several features such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio. There are some sensors in the smartphone such as accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and proximity sensor. The size of the device is 155.87×75.47×7.7mm and weighs 160 grams.  The company is also advertising the presence of AK4376A Hi-Fi Audio chipset

ZTE brand Nubia launches Z17 Lite smartphone in China at Rs 24,700

ZTE brand Nubia has introduced the Z17 Lite smartphone in China and operates on Android 7.1 Nougat which is based on Nubia UI 5.0 skin. It will be available in Gold, Blue and Black for options at a price of CNY 2,499 (24,700) from September 6. Earlier the company launches the Z17 smartphone in June.

Nubia Z17 Lite With 13-Megapixel Dual Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

The Z17 Lite smartphone offers a 5.5-inch full-HD with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels TFT which is protected by Gorilla Glass. It has a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC with 6GB of RAM. It is a single SIM-card and made up of metal unibody which supports Chinese 4G network. The device offers 64GB of storage that cannot be expandable and is back up by a 3200mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 fast-changing technology support.

In optics, the smartphone comes with a dual camera set up at the rear of 13-megapixel shooters. One of them is a Sony IMX258 color sensor and the second one is a Sony IMX258 black and white sensor with the features of PDAF hybrid phase focus, an aperture of f/2.2, and NeoVision 7.0 Custom Edition functionality. It has a camera at front of 16-megapixel with an aperture of f/2.0 and 80-degree wide angle 5P lens.

The device also offer DTS sound support for better quality audio playback and a fingerprint scanner which is placed at the back side. The size of the device is 152.8 x 72.55 x 7.95 mm and weighs 169 grams. It has several features such as Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/c), Bluetooth v4.2 with BLE support, NFC, and USB OTG.