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Can the techno-consumptive culture fuel Indian healthcare?
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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...
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Long term health consequences of Cyclone Fani
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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...
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Global health: A philosophical narrative in real time
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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...
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Tobacco, public health and the battle of Waterloo
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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...
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Healthcare 2019: The age of Rahul Gandhi & Narendra Modi
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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...
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Lessons in Indian healthcare: What PhD supervisors & medical school teachers must know
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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...
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Papaya leaf extract must aid in dengue fever management
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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...
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Indo-American global health diplomacy can influence risk management outcomes
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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:...
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Global health is global wealth: Our world
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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...
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Personal practices, public consequences: India’s nutritional war
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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...
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India will need to do more than Ayushman Bharat for an Arab Spring in Healthcare
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India will need to do more than Ayushman Bharat for an Arab Spring in Healthcare

“Protecting the health of those who have no wealth will require an iron will from a governance perspective. This also...
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Idea of ‘Door-step Doctor’ for the new age
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Idea of ‘Door-step Doctor’ for the new age

“The door-step doctor will revolutionise modern medicine and will inject an infectious consciousness of change among the populace. The will...
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Defining affordable healthcare in an increasingly unaffordable world
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Defining affordable healthcare in an increasingly unaffordable world

In a recent meeting of mine with a very senior & learned official in India’s Ministry of Health, I stumbled...
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Understanding Nipah virus & public health consequence
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Understanding Nipah virus & public health consequence

Nipah Virus infection ( NiV) has surfaced in the southern belt of India and is doing the talks deeply. Nipah...
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Growing drug resistance and the future of global pharmaceutical companies

“The time has arrived when we face a scary future due to antibiotic resistance which is deeply invisible to the...
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How channelizing committed healthcare CSR budget can work miracles for India

When CSR budgets are directed towards addressing health issues in India, miracles happen. These miracles are not always visible, but...
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The future of Indian healthcare lies in academic-field based partnership

As institutions and industries around the world continue to reform, re-think and re-position themselves in the digital age with changing...
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Political implication on humanitarian diplomacy and global health

“ Disaster risk reduction is to serious an issue to be left in the hands of politicians alone” Humanitarian emergencies...
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Monumental Convergence for Disaster Resilience in Asia: A UN and Partners case study for the world

“I have always believed that the work done by DRR Professionals is God’s work on earth. Humanitarian emergencies are that...
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Dilemmas of decentralizing disaster management

India is seeing an upward surge when it comes to creating a disaster resilient country and building a risk reduction...
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