Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: Doctor

Dehradun doctor who was ‘yelled at’ by health secy’s wife quits after transfer; Dhami orders probe

Dr Nidhi Uniyal of Government Doon Medical College and Hospital resigned, alleging the health secretary’s wife resorted to 'unpleasant language'. Health secretary says transfer routine. 

Anandi Gopal Joshi — the first Indian woman to study western medicine, sponsored by Tilak

Anandi Joshi wanted to work for women 'who would rather die than accept at the hands of a male physician.' She got letters from Queen Victoria & Tilak.

The Indian doctor who saved Indians in Burma during cholera epidemic with just three nurses

In ‘The 24th Mile’, Tehmton Mistry writes about Dr Jehangir Anklesaria, who took part in the war effort in Rangoon and set about to vaccinate a camp of suffering Indians.

Traumatised, burnt out & depressed — the silent crisis of Indian doctors in the second wave

Constant high-risk exposure to the virus, surrounded by death & long hours in sweat-drenched PPE kits that make even washroom breaks tricky, the struggle is nightmarish for doctors.

Bengaluru’s ‘doctor on wheels’ works 20 hours a day, has treated 250 patients since Covid

Dr Sunil Kumar Hebbi has been running a mobile clinic for 11 years. Since pandemic struck, he works nights at a BBMP Covid clinic, and then drives across Bengaluru to help patients.

A look at Covid Ground Zero through a millennial doctor’s eyes

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Dr Mahinder Watsa — the man who brought sex education to the discussion table in India

Popular for his daily column on Mumbai Mirror, Dr Mahinder Watsa was the first to propose a sexual counselling and education programme in India.

PPE-clad Assam doctor dances to cheer up Covid patients, ‘terrific spirit’ says Hrithik Roshan

Dr Arup Senapati, an ENT surgeon at the Silchar Medical College in Assam, says he is a fan of Hrithik Roshan, Prabhu Deva and Michael Jackson.

Indian-origin doctor is Johns Hopkins’ new director of heart failure & cardiac transplantation

Dr Kavita Sharma is also an assistant professor of medicine at the advanced heart failure/transplant cardiology in Johns Hopkins' cardiology division. 

Doctor allegedly behind 50 murders, kidnappings & 125 illegal kidney transplants arrested

The doctor, according to police, has allegedly carried out more than 125 illegal kidney transplants from 1994 to 2004 and several kidnappings.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.