Boat clinics in the Brahmaputra river

” Boat Clinics is a working model of God’s work on earth. Initiating it is one thing, running it is an entirely different thing. This is a classical case of Public Health victory of some sort. Call it in whatever …

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Building public health activism at the grassroots

Activism as a concept or a philosophy need not be extrapolated and matched with the otherwise popular terms to create unrest, to seek demands instantly or even to protest. The way I view public health activism is a call to …

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Why community medicine (public health) is the sexiest profession of the 21st century

Public Health workers today need to lead from the front and have faith in their own inner voice and be the source of strength which the world so desperately falls short of. Let this mark the renewal of a new

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KPME Bill Amendment 2017 is not a solution to create affordable healthcare

A great health system is not when people opt for private healthcare; a great health system is when Governments can provide quality and affordable public healthcare. –

Dr. Edmond Fernandes, CEO,
Center for Health and Development (CHD Group), Mangaluru.

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NBE is compromising super speciality medical education in India

“NBE should rise up to engage and mature with the medical community which continues to re-discover itself through the extra-ordinary school of experience, learning daily from the corridors of a medical ward, interacting with communities and inspiring hope and faith

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Why this road user ID card will change health systems forever

“Road traffic injuries simply cannot be justified as a cause of death in 2017 as the world gets ambitious and conscious to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. As a society, we ought to do, what we ought to do ” – …

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Universal Health Coverage remains an over-ambitious English word

“For years, New Delhi has not delivered a health system that honours health as a human right and has failed to address policy reforms that could safeguard the health of every single Indian, the young and old, the new born …

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Water scarcity strategies for Indian municipalities to adopt

Water scarcity and drought is becoming a real world problem for many Indian cities and is going to shape the future pushing experts to revisit environmental and development policies. Drought is a climatic feature which causes serious concerns for ordinary …

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Bargaining for health while addressing drought

“Evidence based public health pushes health workers to absorb and understand natural disasters and its link towards influencing human health, which not only shapes the economy but something which remains instrumental towards the attainment of sustainable futures and the kind

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Our world: Nuts and bolts to sustainable human health

“All roads on earth lead to securing basic public health first”
Dr Edmond Fernandes, CEO, Center for Health and Development (CHD-India)

One may speak of the sexiest of innovations that may define the 21st century commerce, we may also talk …

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