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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...

Take Up The Fight Against Fluorosis Before It’s Too Late

In 2004, the villagers of Chauhatta in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district started complaining of body pain. Unable to identify the cause for many months,...

Sustainable Development Goals Are Our Dreams Gone Official

It is because we dream of a perfect future is why the present becomes worth the fight. Exactly one year ago in September 2015, all...

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...

National Health Policy And Challenges Of Saving India’s Mothers And Babies

Policies lay down the intent and provide the direction. Viewed within this framework, the recently announced National Health Policy has articulated an ambitious vision...
International Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week Perinatal Depression

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.

Polio And TB: India’s Success With One Holds Lessons For The Other

When Uttar Pradesh was still polio endemic, I worked on the polio programme in the state. I was there when the last reported case...

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...

Mental Well-Being First! No Shame In Asking For Help

Tamanna (name changed), 34 years old, young successful entrepreneur, lives with her family including her husband, daughter, parents-in- law and brother- in- law. Her...

Nurses Are Our Best Bet To Provide Healthcare In Rural India

Lasiyo is two years old and lives in Khajuri- a remote, sparsely populated and poorly connected tribal hamlet in Rajasthan. Last year in September, his...

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