One of the main reasons why many people want to become a doctor is the availability of a variety of options to work and practice as a Doctor. These career options are available to all doctors irrespective of their speciality,
Did you know that fear of the needles is the most common reason why many parents deny vaccination for their babies? It’s certainly a painful ordeal, but unavoidable nevertheless. The first 3 vaccines given after birth, at one month apart
Every government owned and run hospital in India gets funds in various routes. It could be the income from out-patient department, funds from Government through National Health Mission, donations and sponsorships and the list goes on. Even a small primary
Tuberculosis (TB) affects approximately 2 million persons in India and out of them, 2.2 lakh dies annually! The Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) has been in place since 1997 and yet, the efficacy of the directly observed treatment short-course
Is your child finding it difficult to grasp lessons at school? Do you think your child has a poor memory, poor concentration and laziness? Well, consider this – your loved ones might be infected with intestinal worms which
Last week, all the news channels in Kerala were enthusiastically reporting the detection of five “cerebral malaria” cases in Kozhikode district. All the cases were surprisingly detected in a single house! The newly elected health minister, director of health service
It was a fine sunny day on the thirteenth of January, 2018 and we were sitting on plastic chairs arranged in circles around a small podium in the shades of those beautiful and shady beach she-oaks at the Chootad beach.