Month: August 2019

Can the techno-consumptive culture fuel Indian healthcare?

Evidence based medicine is slowly being strengthened into technology driven medicine. The workshops that are being held on robotics, artificial intelligence, data analytics in healthcare is rising at a pace unprecedented in human history before.

Medical hospitals and residency programs …

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Long term health consequences of Cyclone Fani

Human altruism gets faded out, once the newspapers and primetime television channels stop covering the disaster. The communities are left behind to deal with the consequences for themselves. Relief organizations and military teams come by and go. In the bargain …

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Global health: A philosophical narrative in real time

Fond recollection of historical times, serves to remind us that healthcare is integral to human survival. The problem of hubris & special interests stops the speedy progress of healthcare around the world. Healthcare by all governments must be looked upon …

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Tobacco, public health and the battle of Waterloo

One might wonder what the Battle of Waterloo has got to do with public health and tobacco in the first place. Waterloo served as a turning point in world history. It marked the end of Napoleon Bonaparte, one of the …

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Healthcare 2019: The age of Rahul Gandhi & Narendra Modi


The General elections 2019 is fast approaching and political out-reaches have started. In all those popular conversations, dinner table talks, the idea of healthcare continues to be unheard.  

The idea of health as a human right sets in

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Lessons in Indian healthcare: What PhD supervisors & medical school teachers must know

I speak for those doctoral candidates who are scared what their supervisors think, I speak for those post graduates in healthcare who are bullied into submission on what is expected from them and how they must conduct themselves. One thing …

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Papaya leaf extract must aid in dengue fever management

Dodging the mosquito is not absolutely easy as vector bionomics gets complicated with climate change and neighbourhood community practices, which has direct implications on human health. Rapid industrialization, the creation of concrete jungles and inflow of migrants with different cultural,literary …

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Indo-American global health diplomacy can influence risk management outcomes

India and the United States of America have one thing in common, among the many other things and that is: faced with disasters from time to time, having complicated health systems and aiding other nations on humanitarian parameters.

The craft …

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Global health is global wealth: Our world

I returned recently from my trip in the EU region furthering healthcare agenda in length and breadth in selected nations to build a more inclusive co-operation. On the other end, the world also witnessed the conclusion of different programs like …

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Personal practices, public consequences: India’s nutritional war

“It is appropriate to remember that India’s richness lies both in the soul and the soil and whose intention for enhancing healthcare is a quest since Independence. Nourishing India’s under fives will fill the stomach and the soul thereby creating …

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