Health

Underpaid, Untrained Workers Deployed To Fix India’s Ailing Health System

Ashas, who make about Rs 1,000 a month, are required to undergo a 23-day training spread across 12 months, but a third of the Ashas in a block in north Bihar were not train...

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How 3d Printing Is Changing India's Healthcare

The 3D printing technology has been around for the past 30 years in India, but only a few have been utilising it well. The doctors were in a dilemma. A six-month-old had a ...

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Junk Food Ban Is Not Enough: Schools

On Monday, the Maharashtra government issued a resolution instructing schools to stop serving junk food in their canteens, to stem health problems and aid learning. Foods b...

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Multidrug-Resistant Tb Will Rise In India, Says New Study

A month after the Health Ministry set itself the target of eliminating tuberculosis (TB) by 2025, a new study in the medical journal Lancet says that India’s TB crisi...

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India Is Facing A Mental Health Crisis – And Its Education System Is Ill Equipped To Handle It

The taboo surrounding mental health problems and the unwillingness of most colleges to take up the cost of professional counselling make India’s youth highly vulnerab...

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Malaria-free India?

Malaria is one of the oldest diseases known to mankind. In India, it is an ongoing national health burden. To curb the disease, globally, the World Health Organization (WHO...

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Disaster Health Systems In India

Natural disasters - How prepared are India's health systems? Over 58.6% of Indian landmass is earthquake prone while 5,700km of 7,516km-long coastline is prone to cyclones ...

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Solar Power- A Shot in the Arm for India's Health Centers

For Dr Vinayak Salunke, flashlights worth less than $10 each are one of the most valuable assets at the Vihamandra health centre in Aurangabad in India's western state of M...

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Cancer Ravages Health As Well As Personal Resources In India

"You have cancer."
These terrifying words resonate in the ears of someone diagnosed with the dreaded disease. And for their family, the first thoughts are about the af...

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How Technology Boosts Transparency And Outcomes In Public Health In India

Over the past few years, digital technologies have revolutionised the tools used to seek information, communicate, prevent and treat diseases by increasing reach, participa...

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August 22 2017

SIXTH SENSE? That’s Childs play.

When we think of human senses we think of eyesight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell....

August 22 2017

Mosquito Maladies

The days when malaria could be called a fatal disease are past now, but we still have...

August 22 2017