Why Perinatal Depression Is A Serious Problem

Why Perinatal Depression Is A Serious Problem

Madhya Pradesh has become the first state where screening for perinatal depression is possible as a part of its public ante-natal program.
I Am 19, HIV Positive, And Refuse To Conceal My Name

I Am 19, HIV Positive, And Refuse To Conceal My Name

They told me that two sets of parents of (women) students have removed their children from the hostel because I stay there.
Let’s Shift The Needle To ‘Chhotus’ And ‘Gudiyas’ Of India’s Streets

Let’s Shift The Needle To ‘Chhotus’ And ‘Gudiyas’ Of India’s Streets

“I want to talk about those kids on the pavements and at the red lights who knock on our car windows under the scorching...
India’s Fight Against TB: Why We Are Failing

India’s Fight Against TB: Why We Are Failing

Tuberculosis or TB is a global health crisis that affects an estimated 9.6 million people in the world. 2.8 million of those affected are...
Why Are Indian Women Not Breastfeeding

Why Are Indian Women Not Breastfeeding

The Lancet Series on Breastfeeding 2016 suggests that only 37 per cent of babies are exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life...
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...
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...
As Most-Educated, She Hoisted Flag on Jan 26

As Most-Educated, She Hoisted Flag on Jan 26

Today is the happiest day of my life. I hoisted the national flag and nothing could make me more excited. My parents too are...
A Deadly Misdiagnosis: India’s Potential To Beat Tuberculosis

A Deadly Misdiagnosis: India’s Potential To Beat Tuberculosis

The Stop TB Partnership in its five years strategy on tuberculosis "Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020" estimated that $56bn is required to eliminate this...
How Cervical Cancer, Most Common In India, Can Be Prevented

How Cervical Cancer, Most Common In India, Can Be Prevented

Cervical cancer or cancer of the cervix, the lowermost part of the uterus, is the most common form of cancer in Indian women, especially...

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