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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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KSDMA, Fashion Medicine and the casual approach of Karnataka’s Disaster Management

I have worked hard over the years, spoken about it and time & again impressed upon the importance of disaster...
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The Catholic Church in need of Vatican III

Pope Francis has captivated the global community like never before. His rise not only energized Christians but it also caught...
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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...
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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...
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Why community medicine 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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