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Day April 3, 2020

Statement On the Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) for Healthcare Workers in the Light of Increasing Numbers of COVID-19 Patients

Joint Statement by Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and All India Peoples Science Network The JSA and AIPSN draw the attention of the public and the media to the major crisis that has developed in health worker safety due to the lack… Continue Reading →

The Tablighi Jamaat on a campaign to make Muslims ‘purer’, has fierce critics within the Sunnis

The outlier in the entire jamaat Jyoti Punwani The Tablighi Jamaat is just one of the many Sunni sects in India known for its hardline position on religious matters. “Hum sirf zameen ke neechey, aur aasmaan ke upar ki parwah kartein hain,”… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – Gasping for breath

Ringside Reflections on Health Care SANJAY NAGRAL In the mid-1990s, I was in-charge of the Surgical ICU of KEM Hospital. A six-bed unit, it had four old-fashioned ventilators. There were constant fights for using them and often we had to deny… Continue Reading →

Corona Lockdowns around the world bring rise in domestic violence

Activists say pattern of increasing abuse is repeated in countries from Brazil to Germany, China to Greece Emma Graham-Harrison, Angela Giuffrida in Rome, Helena Smith in Athens and Liz Ford Around the world, as cities have gone into lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus,… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – Account narrated by family member of nurse working in Wockhardt Hospital treating COVID 19 patients

03rd April 2020 The following is an account as narrated by a family member of a nurse working in a private hospital named Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai. The account highlights negligence and mismanagement on part of Wockhardt hospital in taking… Continue Reading →

Corona Lockdown- An Ode to an Infantilising Supremo…

by- Ritu Dewan Clap your hands?Yes papa.Respect hands that Labour?No papa.Bang plates?Yes papaFill empty plates?No papa.International migrants? Yes papaInternal migrants?No papa.Light lamps?Yes papaLight lives?No papa.Export medical gear? Yes papa.Protective gear for medical staff?No papa.Donate to me?Yes papaRelief package?No papa.Sab changa… Continue Reading →

IAS officers feedback survey Points to Inadequate Health Infrastructure for Fight Covid 19

EXAMINING RESPONSES Feedback to PMO from districts paints grim picture on medical kits and migrant influx too Anubhuti.Vishnoi New Delhi: There is a huge gap between demand and availability of health infrastructure to combat the spread of Covid-19, districts collectors… Continue Reading →

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