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The War On Doctors

War on Doctors

Contrary to the belief that the ever increasing attacks on doctors in India are isolated, much has to do with the deteriorating situation of law & order, crumbling public health infrastructure and evangelization of vigilantes. According to the Indian Medical Association, 75% of doctors in India have faced violence. Although we don’t have any data …

Feeding Big Business

As of August 4, 2014, selling food on the street will be a criminal activity. Say goodbye to your favourite panipuri wala, sandwich wala, frankies stand and every other kind of street food vendor. Also bid farewell to small establishments like the neighbourhood mithaiwala, street-corner bakery, doodhwala, lassiwala, kulfi-wala and roadside butcher-shops-cum-kabab-joints. You should worry …

Healthscare: Primary health care for common man

National Rural Health Mission

Primary health care with skilled nursing facilities and medical technology for prenatal care and delivery. Possibly medical technology for a cesarean section and a neo natal intensive care unit. How complex can it be for the abilities of an upcoming superpower like India? Health care reform is an urgent need, yes, but what does it take to …

Top 6 alcoholism myths

Problems drive an alcoholic to drink Well… kind of true. Problems, achievements, company, lack of company, boredom…. all drive an alcoholic to drink. Problems drive an alcoholic to drink, yes, but so does everything else. Alcoholics are only showing their true nature This is not true. Alcoholism changes the perception of needs so that the …