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Is the Private Sector Undermining Nutrition? Manipulation by Association

Manipulation by Association Is the Private Sector Undermining Nutrition? Vol – XLIX No. 30, July 26, 2014 | Arun Gupta, J P Dadhich, Navdeep Singh Khaira, and Radha Holla Much of India’s nutrition agenda is being driven by the private sector through public-private partnerships and… Continue Reading →

India is the largest consumer of antibiotics #healthcare

Alarming increase in global use of antibiotics Author(s): Aprajita Singh  Date:Jul 14, 2014 A research published in a medical journal has sounded an alarm on overuse and misuse of antibiotic drugs. About 76 per cent of this increase has come from… Continue Reading →

3.1 million children under five die of malnutrition annually

  Author(s):  Jyotsna Singh Issue Date:  2013-6-10 Study says child mortality linked to maternal undernutrition, obesity Forty-five per cent of deaths of children below the age of five globally are attributed to malnutrition, says a study published as part of… Continue Reading →

Sexual violence: a global awakening, from India #delhigangrape #Vaw

The Lancet The rape and murder of a 23-year-old female physiotherapy student from Delhi—six men have been arrested for the attack, which took place on Dec 16—has rightly caused outrage and anguish across India. Immediately after her death, following treatment… Continue Reading →

German doctors free to take cash from drug firms #Badnews

The Lancet, Volume 380, Issue 9841, Page 551, 11 August 2012   Rob Hyde A recent ruling by Germany‘s Supreme Court has caused a public storm over the ethical conduct of doctors and drug companies in the country. Rob Hyde… Continue Reading →

Fake Drug Plague or Pharmaceutical Industry Attack on Generics?

by Pratap Chatterjee, CorpWatch Blog June 13th, 2012 Are Africa and South East Asia just suffering from a deluge of fake medicines that is causing disease resistance to rise? Or are they also suffering from a deluge of poorly informed media articles, encouraged… Continue Reading →

Global Health and Feminism

Feminism might be a taboo word within academic medicine, but it clearly has made an important contribution to global health By Richard Smith The Lancet, the leading journal for global health, has mentioned feminism only twice in its 189 years. The BMJ–British… Continue Reading →

Calling all doctors to research into vaccine safety

Dear Dr ___, Namaskar. Yes I do write against vaccines in general and do not support any vaccination program. This is because of my 27 years of study on the subject, something which I doubt any pediatrician and/or other doctors… Continue Reading →

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