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Indian Hospital: Episode 1

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MqC6ga034U] This unique observational documentary series shines a light on Indian society as it is rarely seen. In six one-hour programmes it illuminates the complexities and dilemmas of modern India through the extraordinarily varied lives of patients and medical staff… Continue Reading →

Doctors signed into rural work, Maharashtra can’t place them

Anuradha Mascarenhas : Pune, Thu May 03 2012, The general reluctance shown by doctors to serve in rural areas has all but disappeared. In Maharashtra, so many medical students have agreed that there are now more willing doctors than the state… Continue Reading →

Medical and Legal Aspects of Providing Care during Political Protests

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine has just posted (in three parts) our social medicine rounds on Medical and Legal Aspects of Providing Care during Political Protests. It is largely devoted to street medics and we had three excellent speakers:… Continue Reading →

Kashmir’s health department cracks whip on private nursing homes

Around 150-180 hysterectomies at Valley’s 40 private nursing homes every month alarms authorities Riyaz Wani Srinagar Rafiqa, 50, from Qamarwari locality of Srinagar has had a massive weight gain and undergoes wild mood swings—a source of constant trouble for her… Continue Reading →

Haryana to launch Urban Health Mission

Chandigarh, Fri Feb 10 2012, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday announced that a State Urban Health Mission would be launched to provide comprehensive health services particularly targeting the slum areas. The Chief Minister also announced that under… Continue Reading →

India’s Rural Angels: Village Midwives

Traditional midwives if supported with modern training can make a significant difference to maternal health in India. By Soma Mukhopadhyay It was a dark night on 31 December 2011 when our youth were celebrating their New Year’s eve with light… Continue Reading →

Thai universal healthcare scheme saves 80,000 families from bankruptcy

The Bangkok Post: Launched in 2001, the UCS covered the remaining 47 million people, mainly those who were not enrolled in two other health schemes – the civil service medical benefits for government officials and family members, and the social… 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 →

As Children Starve, Indian Hospital Inc. Gears Up to Serve The World

  By Peter Pallot Ties between Britain and India remain something of a wonder. While relations with some of Britain’s former colonies have grown weak, or disintegrated, the bond with the world’s biggest democracy flourishes. Perhaps it’s the cricket. Perhaps… Continue Reading →

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