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Caring Like A Kangaroo: India Can Cut Neonatal Death Toll, World’s Highest

Caring Like A Kangaroo: India Can Cut Neonatal Death Toll, World’s Highest

Somashekar Nimbalkar, Head of Department of Pediatrics, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Gujarat and coordinator of the Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation Program of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics.   If more Indian…

‘Sanitation Workers Clean Our Cities, But They Are Denied Even Minimum Wage’

‘Sanitation Workers Clean Our Cities, But They Are Denied Even Minimum Wage’

  After a decade-long legal battle, the Supreme Court in April 2017 ruled that permanent jobs be given to 2,700 contract workers of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), India’s richest…

It Is A Matter Of Time Before India Faces Zika’s Deadly, Mutated Avatar

It Is A Matter Of Time Before India Faces Zika’s Deadly, Mutated Avatar

T Jacob John, 81, a professor emeritus of the Christian Medical College, Vellore, and one of India’s most experienced virologists believes the zika virus detected in three patients in Gujarat…

In Cold Himalayan Desert, Feral Dogs Are Killing More Livestock Than Snow Leopards

In Cold Himalayan Desert, Feral Dogs Are Killing More Livestock Than Snow Leopards

Opening up Upper Spiti, the cold Himalayan desert, to tourists without introducing proper garbage management has led to garbage pile-ups which encourage a higher stray dog population. The town of…

‘It Is Necessary To Involve Men In The Family Planning Programme In A Big Way’

‘It Is Necessary To Involve Men In The Family Planning Programme In A Big Way’

  Female sterilisation continues to be the most popular method of contraception among Indians, accounting for over 75% of the modern family planning methods used, according to National Health Family…

India Won’t Meet National Health Policy 2017 Targets: Former Health Secy

India Won’t Meet National Health Policy 2017 Targets: Former Health Secy

Drawing on two decades of work in public health, former union health secretary K Sujatha Rao said she favours increasing the health budget, greater use of technology and providing leadership…

‘India Has World’s Best Anti-Slavery Laws’ (And Largest Number of Slaves)

‘India Has World’s Best Anti-Slavery Laws’ (And Largest Number of Slaves)

A child labourer cries as he is rescued during a joint operation by Labour department and a non-governmental organisation in New Delhi. India has some of the world’s best anti-slavery…

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