Through the National Medical Commission Bill, the government appears to be taking the easy way out and creating a new institution rather than reforming an older one.
The founding fathers of our constitution envisaged an egalitarian society based on justice, equality, liberty and secularism. Does contemporary reality reflect these values?
The report, The Lancet’s second one this month, covers five themes where health and climate change overlap – heatwaves, air pollution, labour capacity, food security and infectious diseases.
The government should keep the secretary of the health department unchanged for three years for him/her to be able to show results. But that has not been happening.
In rural Bihar, poor nutrition is caused by interrelated factors like the low-intake of nutritious food, lack of healthcare, poor sanitation, early marriage and the lack of breastfeeding.
An AIIMS doctor reacts to minister of state for health Ashwini Kumar Choubey’s call for Bihari patients to be sent back to Patna for treatment.
Where India Goes is essential reading not only for policy-makers and development professionals, but for anyone interested in the paradoxes of development in the early 21st century.
In the tenth episode of Media Bol, Urmilesh discusses the media coverage of the death of 70 children in Gorakhpur with TV journalist Arfa Khanum Sherwani and The Wire Hindi’s Krishnakant.
Accredited Social Health Activists are considered to be voluntary workers who are paid a honorarium by the government, making only about Rs 1,000 a month.