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Barriers to scaling up HPV vaccination in India

Published on Jul 04, 2023 01:58 PM IST

Authored by - Parth Sharma, public health physician, Anoushka Arora, medical student and research intern and Siddhesh Zadey, co-founding director, ASAR.

Vaccination(Marwan Naamani/dpa/picture alliance)
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Cancer: Raising awareness and supporting survivors

This article is authored by Dr Vikram Vora, medical director, India subcontinent, International SOS.

Published on Jun 21, 2023 04:05 PM IST
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Assessing the potential of telemedicine in health care services

This article is authored by Aakanksha Shrawan, research associate, Centre for Social and Economic Progress, New Delhi.

Healthcare (Representational Photo)
Published on Jun 21, 2023 03:58 PM IST
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Early disease detection made easier with AI

This article is authored by Shibu Vijayan, medical director, Global Health, Qure.ai.

Artificial intelligence.(Thinkstock)
Published on Jun 21, 2023 03:51 PM IST
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Need for legislative support to reverse India’s blood shortage

This article is authored by Fauzia Khan, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Nationalist Congress Party.

Blood Shortages: Blood shortages can occur at any time, particularly during holidays, natural disasters, or unforeseen events. By donating blood, you help prevent or alleviate shortages and ensure a stable blood supply for those in need. (Pixabay)
Published on Jun 20, 2023 11:58 AM IST
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India must focus on improving accessibility and affordability of blood

This article is authored by Amar Patnaik, Member of Parliament, Biju Janata Dal, Rajya Sabha.

blood donation (HT Photo)
Published on Jun 18, 2023 09:45 PM IST
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Mainstreaming millets: Pathway for food and nutrition security

Authored by - Amrutha Nair, Srishti Pandey, Ishika Chaudhary, social economic empowerment team, IPE Global (international development consultancy firm).

Millets are small-grained cereals that are highly tolerant to drought and extreme weather conditions and require low chemical inputs such as fertilisers and pesticides. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Published on Jun 14, 2023 03:44 PM IST
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How technology is causing a shift towards preventive health care

This article is authored by Rajeev Sibal, president India Business, Lupin Global.

Technology and healthcare (StockPic)
Published on May 30, 2023 09:58 AM IST
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Mental health support in an inclusive work culture

This article is authored by Rohit Ramana, chief financial and people officer, Mintoak.

Mental Health(Freepik)
Published on May 30, 2023 09:42 AM IST
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World Schizophrenia Day: Towards awareness and acceptance

This article is authored by Dr. Debanjan Barnerjee, consultant neuropsychiatrist, Apollo 24|7 and Apollo Multispecialty Hospitals, Kolkata.

People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality, which can cause significant distress for the individual, their family and friends.(Pixabay)
Published on May 24, 2023 10:46 AM IST
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Universal health coverage – The goal’s nowhere in sight

This article is authored by Janak Raj, Senior Fellow, Centre for Social and Economic Progress, New Delhi.

Healthcare (For representation)
Published on May 22, 2023 02:10 PM IST
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Adoption of electronic health records: Paths and pitfalls

This article is authored by Neharika Rajagopalan.

A healthcare worker enters data into the COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network (CoWIN) app (REUTERS)
Published on May 09, 2023 11:15 AM IST

Cross-border malaria elimination: Shared responsibility for neighbouring nations

This article is authored by SY Quraishi, former chairperson, FDEC India, former special secretary, MoHFW and former Chief Election Commissioner of India.

Malaria spreading mosquito
Published on Apr 25, 2023 01:10 PM IST
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If we make ourselves intelligible to AI, it could become genuinely useful

This article is authored by Mark Chataway, managing partner, public health, Europe, Middle East and Africa at FINN Partners.

Artificial intelligence.(Thinkstock)
Published on Apr 25, 2023 12:57 PM IST
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Harnessing digital innovations to transform health care

This article is authored by Somesh Kumar, country director, Jhpiego, India and associate faculty, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, JHU.

An illustration of the novel coronavirus seen next to a health care worker at a Covid-19 testing centre. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
Published on Apr 07, 2023 01:03 PM IST
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Need for upskilling and reskilling in the Indian pharma sector

This article is authored by Sudarshan Jain, chairman and Ranjit Madan, CEO, life sciences sector, Skill Development Council.

Published on Mar 31, 2023 02:21 PM IST
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Tamil Nadu’s long fight against Prosopis juliflora

The article has been authored by Manjunatha G and Ananya Rao, researchers, Centre for Social and Environmental Innovation, ATREE, Bengaluru.

Tamil Nadu’s long fight against Prosopis juliflora(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 29, 2023 04:01 PM IST
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Is plastic waste recycling really making a difference?

This article has been authored by Ramnath Vaidyanathan, AVP & Head- Environmental Sustainability, Godrej Industries Limited & Associate Companies.

Plastic consumption has increased by 40 percent since 2016 but plastic waste output has doubled in the same time. (Shutterstock)
Published on Mar 29, 2023 03:53 PM IST
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Realise ‘TB Mukt Bharat’ by financing India’s health care system

This article is authored by Mr. Vikas Panibatla, CEO, Tuberculosis Alert India (TBAI).

The world saw 1.6 million people succumbing to TB in 2021, making it the leading cause of death from an infectious disease before Covid-19 surpassed it. (AFP)(HT File)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 11:44 AM IST
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Chest radiographs for tuberculosis care. A boon or bane?

This article is authored by Dr. Sarabjit Chadha, regional technical director, India and SE Asia and Dr. Kavindhran Velen senior scientist, TB Access at FIND.

Tuberculosis (TB) remains a serious public health problem in India.(Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 11:29 AM IST
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Trends that will shape the life sciences industry in 2023 and beyond

The article has been authored by Dhananjay Singh, head of science and lab solutions, India, at Merck Life Science.

The approach of India's life science community towards self-reliance is two-fold: one, the indigenous development of technology, and two, the indigenisation of technology in alignment with national priorities.(Reuters)
Published on Feb 22, 2023 06:23 PM IST
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Listen to your body, it could save your life

The article has been authored by Dr Meenu Walia, medical oncologist with 30 years of medical experience.

Foul smell and abnormal discharge: Do not ignore these alarming signs as these symptoms may be of cervical cancer.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 05:24 PM IST
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How to deal with cervical cancer in time

Dr. Anjana Chauhan, director, Anurikaa Empowerment Foundation, Anurikaa Wellness Initiative, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

In India, it is estimated that 1,25,000 new cases are detected each year and nearly 70,000 premature deaths due to undiagnosed and untreated cervical cancer.(HT File)
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 03:16 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Learning to use antimicrobials responsibly

The article has been authored by Kamini Walia, Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi.

Antibiotic resistance happens when bugs become immune to existing drugs, like antibiotics, antivirals or antifungals, rendering minor injuries and common infections potentially deadly.(Shutterstock/HT Archive)
Published on Jan 06, 2023 04:11 PM IST
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The future of health is preventive, personalized and onmichannel

The article has been authored by Dr Prathap C Reddy, founder & chairman, Apollo Hospitals.

According to a report, India is estimated to lose $4.58 trillion by 2030 due to non-communicable diseases which account for nearly 60% of annual deaths in the country.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jan 06, 2023 04:05 PM IST
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Influenza and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccines in pregnancy

The article has been authored by Tila Khan, MVSc, PhD (Virology), and Dipanwita Sengupta, PhD, Lancet Citizens’ Commission Fellows.

With the evidence of Delta (B.1.617.2) variant of SARS-CoV-2, (the virus that causes COVID-19), causing severe disease in pregnant women and endangering pregnancy, the Government of India in July 2021 approved and administered COVID-19 vaccines to all pregnant women as part of their standard antenatal care programme.
Published on Dec 26, 2022 05:09 PM IST
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The pertinence of palliative care in India’s care protocol

The article has been authored by Umang Vohra, MD and global CEO, Cipla.

The Lancet Commission on Palliative Care in 2017 reported that only 4% of Indians have access to palliative care.
Updated on Dec 10, 2022 01:25 PM IST
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Health as a human right for India’s tribal communities

The article has been authored by Swati Piramal, vice-chairperson, Piramal Group and Shobha Ekka, chief of party, Tribal TB Initiative.

Given the multiplicity of marginalisation of India’s tribal communities, it is imperative to create a responsive and sensitive health system that provides equitable access and right to health to these communities.
Updated on Dec 10, 2022 12:59 PM IST
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Make in India: A strong IPR framework vital for the health care sector

The article has been authored by Patrick Kilbride, senior vice-president, Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) at the US Chamber of Commerce.

The health care market in India is constantly expanding due to a change in lifestyle and high demand for quality healthcare, making this sector one of the promising contributors to the Indian economy.
Published on Dec 08, 2022 11:53 AM IST
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‘Golden hour’ response key to safer mass gatherings

The article has been authored by Prabhdeep Singh, founder and CEO, StanPlus, India’s largest medical emergency response Platform.

To ensure safety during mass gatherings, there are three primary components involved in creating a robust emergency response system; a clear and concise emergency plan that outlines the specific roles and responsibilities of each member of the response team.(Twitter/Eqraaam)
Published on Dec 06, 2022 02:28 PM IST
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