Telemedicine is the newest entrant in India’s discourse on healthcare—from medical conferences to startups, one can hear this buzzword word across the spectrum. With several new telemedicine initiatives launched in recent times, it is important that the technology used is simple to use and comprehensive for the target population.
Health professionals who want to work in rural areas are handicapped by a chronic lack of information and an abundance of damning stereotypes about careers in rural India. Meanwhile, there is an acute shortage and growing need for healthcare professionals in rural areas. The diagnosis, according to the Rural Hospital Network, is a free-to-access website that aims to connect health professionals with hospitals in need.
In November 2021, the National Health Authority (NHA), the nodal agency concerned with rolling out the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) programme, released a...
The voices of patients and caregivers ring loud and clear: worsening air quality in parts of the city is directly affecting the quality of life that our children can enjoy.
How easy is it to get pregnant? Rising infertility in India is leading to more couples seeking out reproductive experts.
“What is in it for you? Why are you doing this?” asks one of the Health Navigators (HNs) in Channapatna, the “Toy-City'' of Karnataka,...
What transformed the humble millet into an exotic grain?
This is an integrated approach to healthcare that can be adopted as a preventive measure against zoonotic diseases. But will One Health find its ground in India, or become yet another underexplored idea?