Public health, policy, health infrastructure and the challenges of healthcare workers in our cities.
Where have all the girls gone?
It sounds counter-intuitive but do you know that the overall child sex ratio in the 0-6 years group in India is actually pulled down by the alarming ratio in cities? That this ratio is actually lower among mothers with more than 10 years of education? A look at the reasons behind the gender imbalance in urban India.
What the young, educated woman in the city needs to wake up to
Nipah virus: How to avoid infection and fever
In Kolkata, filthy fountains spread dengue fear
Is diabetes-related blindness becoming an urban epidemic?
Let’s talk about mental health
Bone marrow donation: How you too could save a cancer patient’s life
The Bangalore Medical College Development Trust (BMC DT) and Infosys Foundation have jointly set up a Bone Marrow Registry with the mission to set up a database of willing bone marrow donors, with details of their HLA type, in order to help patients in need of transplant. Here’s how you could register.