Health

A Nepalese Superstition that is costing Women their Lives

In the first week of January 2018, Gauri Bayak, 23, Nepalese by nationality, was sleeping in a hut during her menstrual period. She was found dead the next morning by her neig...

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A Look at India’s National Health Profile 2018

On June 19, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda released the National Health Profile (NHP)-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI)....

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India spends a meagre Rs 3 a day on its Citizen's Health

A recent study conducted by the British medical journal, The Lancet, found out that Indians were the sixth biggest out-of-pocket health spenders in the low-middle income group...

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The Doctors who changed the Face of Healthcare in Maharashtra

Dr. Rani Bang and Dr. Abhay Bang are a doctor couple who were recently awarded the Padma Shri for their revolutionizing work in healthcare in the Naxal-hit parts of Maharashtr...

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India’s Maternal Mortality Rate on a Downward Trend

According to the Sample Registration System bulletin, which was released last Wednesday, the maternal mortality ratio in India has reduced by 22% during the 2014-2016 period a...

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Digital Health: India Leads the way at the World Health Assembly

The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body for World Health Organization (WHO). It generally meets in Geneva in May each year and is attended by delegations...

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Have a Low Fat Diet to Survive Breast Cancer

In the stressful world that we are living in, articles giving you tips on eating healthy food and living a healthy life is a common sight on the internet. Eating healthy food ...

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Brookings India Attempts to Decode NFHS-4

The 2015-16 National Family Health Survey (NFHS) is a large-scale, multi-round survey conducted in a representative sample of households throughout India. Three rounds of the ...

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Pre-conception Health of Fathers Does Matters

There's no doubt that there's a lot to be concerned about for people who are trying to conceive. Even though pregnant women and women who are trying to conceive often receive ...

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The Effectiveness of Life-saving Vaccines

One hundred years ago, infectious diseases were the main cause of death worldwide, even in the most developed countries. And what’s more heart-breaking than death by a d...

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KASHISH 2020 Poster Contest is now inviting entries

India's top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks will select winner 11th edition of South ...

December 11 2019

All that’s wrong with the discourse surrounding Rape

In the aftermath of the brutal rape and murder of a Hyderabad Vet and the encounter of t...

December 11 2019

Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—cou...

November 30 2019