Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Violence against women and mental health

Violence against women is common, invisible and ubiquitous, and strongly associated with short- and long-term mental illness. The relationship between violence and mental illness...

Prioritizing Reproductive Rights: The Continuing Struggle for Quality of Care...

Control over one’s fertility is an important marker of women’s empowerment and a long standing demand of the feminist movement. Feminists have viewed the...

Strengthening of Strategic Health System Communication through monitoring of VHND

Communication can be viewed in multiple ways as a subject, but in essence, it is a human need. To meet this need effectively and...

Why do patients and social movements support KPME Amendments Bill 2017...

The move by the Karnataka government to enact amendments to Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act in 2007, has seen vociferous protests by the...

Scenario of Sterilisation Camps in Madhya Pradesh: Are Court directives enough...

Even after a year of the landmark judgment by the Supreme Court, (Devika Biswas vs Union of India and Ors.) directing the state governments...

How far have we reached on Swachh Bharat Mission?

Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 2, 2014, the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) is a nation-wide sanitation mission by the government of...

Use of Off Label medicines in India: Implications for Policy and...

Off-label medicine use refers to the use of medicines outside the conditions of the product license in terms of dose, patient age, route of...

Can India Achieve the SDG Goal on Ensuring Health and Well-being?

Between July 10th-19th, country representatives from all over the globe congregated in New York for the High Level Political Forum Meeting of the Sustainable...

Over Population: Facts and Myths

The World Population Day is celebrated every year on the 11th of July as a result of a UN Resolution in 1990 seeking to...

Will Healthcare Industry in India see the light of Automation in...

World Bank President Jim Kim in an interview last year stated that 69% of jobs in India would be lost to automation, with higher...