Accurate Diagnosis Is The First Step To Address India’s TB Crisis

Accurate Diagnosis Is The First Step To Address India’s TB Crisis

Tuberculosis or TB is considered to be one of the biggest health crisis in India. What's often missed is the fact that TB cases...
How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

Digital literacy in rural areas has made us see sights that we had only dreamt about. We have seen children in Rajasthan use Google...
Teen Suicide:  A Preventable Tragedy

Teen Suicide:  A Preventable Tragedy

The silence in the hospital room was deafening.  There was an occasional beep coming from the machine monitoring her vital signs.  She was only...
A Mother Writes To Her Daughter About Bengaluru Molestations

A Mother Writes To Her Daughter About Bengaluru Molestations

Dear Daughter, I look at you over the dal and rice and cannot help but think to myself, that I have done a fair job...
How We Can Transform Our Education System

How We Can Transform Our Education System

The Right to Education Act 2009, since its enactment, has led to a significant shift in our education system. It has brought about a...
I Am A Breast Cancer Survivor, Here’s My Journey To Recovery

I Am A Breast Cancer Survivor, Here’s My Journey To Recovery

I was detected with breast cancer in 2006. Though ten years have passed, I still have vivid memories of my journey to recovery. When I...
Fluorosis: A Vicious Disease, But There Is Hope

Fluorosis: A Vicious Disease, But There Is Hope

With dreams in her eyes, Kali Bai married Tol Singh from Jhabua in Madya Pradesh and happily entered village Miyati ten years ago. That happiness...
Understand Anxiety, Have Open Dialogue

Understand Anxiety, Have Open Dialogue

How many of us can remember at a very young age developing a sudden case of “my tummy hurts” to avoid going to the...
Curtailing High Infant Deaths In Uttar Pradesh Should Be Top Priority

Curtailing High Infant Deaths In Uttar Pradesh Should Be Top Priority

More than two lakh infants in Uttar Pradesh die within the first month of birth and more than three lakh children don’t live to...
Seek Help To Lift The Weight Of Depression

Seek Help To Lift The Weight Of Depression

One of my earliest jobs in behavioral health was as a counselor in a community clinic in the United States.  I remember very clearly...

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