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NDHB “severely infringes” privacy principles, doesn’t say patient is owner of data, no safeguards for EHR misuse: SFLC

Trisha Jalan By  Trisha Jalan  In its comments to the Ministry of Health’s National Digital Health Blueprint, SFLC has submitted that the Blueprint proposes a framework that “severely infringes” upon the fundamental right to privacy; it doesn’t adhere to privacy principles recommended by the… Continue Reading →

Anti-Sterlite demonstration shootout ‘biggest’ massacre of activists in 2018: Global Witness

ENEMIES OF THE STATE? How governments and businesses silence land and environmental defenders Español Tweet Partager Activistes pour l’environnementFAIRE UN DON More than three people were murdered each week in 2018, with countless more criminalised, for defending their land and our environment. India saw… Continue Reading →

U.P Woman chided for 4th child dies in labour

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTGHAZIABAD,  The pregnant woman was chided by the Shahjahanpur district magistrate for conceiving a fourth child. A pregnant woman who was chided by the Shahjahanpur district magistrate for conceiving a fourth child died during labour on Saturday. In a… Continue Reading →

Invisible Killer Called Malnutrition – Why Shining India Is In Grip Of An Epic Calamity

Rage Of A Silent Despite designing the world’s earliest and largest schemes on hunger and malnutrition, having surplus grains and food wastage, millions of Indians go to sleep hungry every night. It’s an invisible emergency that India must get rid… Continue Reading →

Telangana Private hospitals not to accept Aarogyasri patients from today

Hans News Service   |  16 Aug 2019 2:23 AM HIGHLIGHTS Around 240 private hospitals in various districts of Telangana are stopping treatments under Aarogyasri scheme from Friday (12 am onwards). Hyderabad: Around 240 private hospitals in various districts of… Continue Reading →

Techie goes to court alleging TCS sexual harassment committee botched up probe

In March 2018, the survivor was working on-site in the UK when her manager called her at 7 pm for an unscheduled meeting to ‘discuss appraisal.’ Manasa Rao Friday, August 16, 2019 – 12:56 A Chennai-based employee of Indian tech… Continue Reading →

Statement on Concerns about Public Health Situation in Jammu and Kashmir

We, the undersigned health activists, practitioners, networks, academics and individuals express our deepest concerns regarding the recent arbitrary abrogation of key parts of Article 370 as well as Article 35A of the Constitution of India, the bifurcation of the state… Continue Reading →

Dr Payal Tadvi Suicide- The castaways of the campus

WATCH | Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide in May this year again brought to the fore discrimination meted out to the students from Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in educational institutions. A second-year postgraduate medical student from Muslim Bhil Tadvi… Continue Reading →

Inside Bihar’s crumbling health system, nothing has changed

Maitri Porecha  Muzzafarpur/Patna | An appalling sight Pigs rummaging through waste behind the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarpur Though the State received about ₹3,300 cr from the Centre last year, it spent only 50% Despite receiving the dubious distinction of… Continue Reading →

Odisha’s mines may power the country, but what about its people?

By Charudutta Panigrahi  The income from mineral extraction in Odisha has not benefitted the regions from where the minerals are removed. This is an abandoned limestone mine in Sundargarh district. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Odisha’s Naveen Patnaik government, in its fifth term… Continue Reading →

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