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The study found a reduction in open defecation owing to a firstborn child being a girl far greater in poor urban households than richer ones.
Doctors can’t be added to fight the pandemic overnight. So each year, India must add 30,000 medical seats. Casual attitude won’t do anymore.
The 123-year-old Epidemic Diseases Act isn’t good enough for a pandemic in the Information Age. India must revisit the National Health Bill that wasn’t passed.
The relief force volunteers will distribute food to the poor and create awareness about Covid-19 in areas under lockdown.
Tuberculosis keeps coming up in the context of the novel coronavirus pandemic. India’s tuberculosis burden has taught us a thing or two about infection control.
The test employs molecular technology, which is highly valued by the scientific community for its accuracy.
Several extremist groups, worldwide, have employed both conspiracy theories and calls for targeted violence against communities to push their Far Right ideologies.
Down syndrome is one of the most common disorders with 30,000 cases in India every year.
While a bit of shrinking is a normal part of ageing, it can suggest more serious issues.
Private facilities are not allowed to test for COVID-19 now. But if number of suspected cases in India increases, government resources won’t be enough.