Health

Doctors: Born to save lives

Photojournalist SL Shanth Kumar was granted exclusive access to Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai, which is currently treating affected patients. As COVID-19 cases continue to r...

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Ten Tips: How to avoid ‘Corona Fatigue’

In the interest of public health, Dr Kishore Madhwani offers tips on how to stay safe and calm. Worldwide reports assert that ‘Corona Fatigue’ has set in. The ina...

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Raj Marphatia: A Bombay Boy who never lost

He was the first non-white President of the prestigious Harvard Law Review, writes Dilip D’souza School sports day, many years ago. Complacently confident about my skil...

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A star is born on a boat during COVID-19 lockdown

As the Dhemaji medical team proceeded to conduct a health camp at Pakhoriguri sapori (island village) they are stopped by a few villagers, “An emergency” they said...

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Adolescent Health: The Missing Population in Universal Health Coverage

The Sustainable Development Goals and global political momentum behind Universal Health Coverage (UHC) offer significant opportunities to build collective global and national ...

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UN recommends only one hour of screen time for kids under 5

The World Health Organization, in a recent campaign stated that toddlers should spend no more than 60 minutes passively watching a screen every day, while babies under 12 mont...

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India can become cervical cancer free within the next 60 years

An article from the India Today reports that cervical cancer may get completely eliminated by 2079. According to a recent Lancet study published on Wednesday, Cervical cancer&...

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Study reveals India lacks an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses

India has shortage of an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses, a recent study shows. Scientists say that this lack of staff is preventing patients to get access to l...

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Life expectancy gaps driven by uneven access to health care services: WHO

In many circumstances, men access health care less than women. Men are much more likely to die from preventable and treatable non-communicable diseases and road traf...

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This World Health Day, WHO aims at Universal Health Coverage

Observing the World Health Day on 7 April, Universal health coverage (UHC) is the focus of the World Health Organization (WHO). Towards achieving this goal, the ultimate progr...

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Farmlands of Gujarat: Escape for city-dwellers

Photo-feature by Mahipal Vala, on the momentary idyll at his ancestral farmland in Amrel...

August 12 2020

Pivotal, Not Seminal: Indian Matchmaking

Since its release a couple of weeks back, Indian Matchmaking, has raced to the top of th...

August 12 2020

Just Carry on: Ebrahim Alkazi

Aparajita Krishna walks you through the life and times of Ebrahim Alkazi; also what it w...

August 11 2020