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Why Become a Doctor? Happy Doctor’s Day!

Happy Doctors Day

Today, the first day of July is celebrated as the “National Doctors’ Day” in India. So, let me take this opportunity to wish all the Doctors a very happy Doctors’ Day. Why not write something about “Being a Doctor” , I thought and there would be no better day to do that. Many articles on this topic have already made their journeys around the social medias. Why become a doctor? is a million dollar question to start with. But, I will try to explain how it feels to be a doctor. If you are looking for a good career advice, hang on and continue reading. 

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7 Tips to Choose the Best Health Insurance Policy in India | The Doctor’s Guide | Doctor Prasoon | Video

Health Insurance

Hello friends, Doctor prasoon here. There is no doubt you will need a health insurance. If you don’t have one, you should definitely take a health insurance for yourself and for your family. But, how will you choose the right and the best health insurance which is available in India?. Which health insurance plan is … Read more7 Tips to Choose the Best Health Insurance Policy in India | The Doctor’s Guide | Doctor Prasoon | Video

Health tips for Sabarimala pilgrims – Video

sabarimala health tips

Yet another Sabarimala festive season is on the horizon. In 2018,  all the news channels were focusing mainly on whether women under the age of 50 should be allowed to enter the temple or not, this article is not at all going into that. Here, I’ll be summarizing a few health tips that can make … Read moreHealth tips for Sabarimala pilgrims – Video

Behind the Scenes of PPI, Pulse Polio Immunization Programme – Part 1

Being the Medical Officer at a primary health centre (PHC) implementation of national level health programmes is not just a part of my job, it is something much more than that. In this article, I’d like to give you my perspective of such a national programme, the very famous pulse polio immunization. If you’re keen … Read moreBehind the Scenes of PPI, Pulse Polio Immunization Programme – Part 1

Career Options for Doctors in India

career doctor thinking

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, post graduation degrees. It doesn’t matter even if you are “not a specialist” doctor. There … Read moreCareer Options for Doctors in India

99 DOTS, TB Control in India takes new road

99 dots phone call

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 (DOTS) doesn’t seem to be proving any good. The only question there being, whether the … Read more99 DOTS, TB Control in India takes new road

National De-Worming Day in India, February 8, 2018

de-worming school children ned

    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 result in anaemia, malnutrition and drastically affecting their mental and physical development, health, education and … Read moreNational De-Worming Day in India, February 8, 2018