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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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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...
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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...
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Defending health systems during humanitarian disasters

The world has been reeling through disasters of different magnitudes witnessed like never before. Humanitarian disaster is cropping up at...
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Chronicles of the medical profession — Protect doctors first

The baggage today’s doctors carry is not an easy one to comprehend. Society has been talking for a while on...
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Health Ministries should set up Public Health Advisory Councils

Health Ministries in many countries have plainly seen healthcare from a narrow prism of a curative domain. Global health today...
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Create advisory body to state disaster management authority as per DM Act 2005

Nani Palkhivala, India’s then Ambassador to the United States of America during the emergency days reminded all Indians of what...
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Japan’s ageing population–a demographic time bomb

Japan leads the world when it comes to population ageing. This is a very discouraging sign from the eyes of...
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India-Hong Kong health diplomacy in need of reforms

Increasing number of Indians add value to enhance Hong Kong’s tourism and also at times to strengthen academic ties and...
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Prioritize social policy for humanitarian disasters

Disasters is a common visitor to the Indian sub-continent. Social policy in disasters can serve as a cushion to prevent...
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Protect police health to prevent social deterioration

We are living in a rapidly deteriorating social system bereft of all values. The crime rates are increasing. We are...
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