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Doctor, Doctor: Healthcare For The Homeless

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By Kamayani Bali-Mahabal He used to dress like a homeless person. On purpose. Two or three nights a week, he’d rub dirt in his hair and clothes before walking the dark streets of Pittsburgh searching for the very people he… Continue Reading →

India -Private Hospitals Taking Lambani women for a ride with unnecessary hysterctomies #Vaw

  PLEASE SIGN PETITION BELOW   Karnataka Chief Minister: STOP medically unwarranted hysterectomies and arrest erring doctors Now T.V. SIVANANDAN A random sampling of 76 women has revealed that most hysterectomies were medically unnecessary. There’s a nexus between private hospitals… Continue Reading →

10 of the Most Evil Medical Experiments Conducted in History

AlterNet / By Larry Schwartz The subjects are usually society’s most vulnerable and the doctors rarely have to answer for their horrific crimes. August 29, 2014 | Evil scares us. Arguably our best horror stories, the ones that give us… Continue Reading →

Bihar’s Heath Care institution, IGMIS, does NOT have Sexual Harassment Committee as per Law #Vaw

Source- http://www.igims.org/topics.aspx?mid=Gender%20Harassment%20Committee This IGIMS OFFICE ORDER (dated 7/12/13) about “re constitution ofICC”. The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention,Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and Rules 2013 have come intoeffect from 9th Dec 2013. Therefore IGIMS has to issue a new… Continue Reading →

India is the largest consumer of antibiotics #healthcare

Alarming increase in global use of antibiotics Author(s): Aprajita Singh  Date:Jul 14, 2014 A research published in a medical journal has sounded an alarm on overuse and misuse of antibiotic drugs. About 76 per cent of this increase has come from… Continue Reading →

Reliance – Kokilaben hospital in the dock over cut practice #medicalethics

  Blames overzealous marketing dept; Med council for BMC probe  Santosh Andhale & Somita Pal @dna Mumbai: Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) has apologised to the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) for offering incentives to doctors referring patients to the hospital…. Continue Reading →

Congress and BJP Manifesto – Real differences

The very real differences between the BJP and Congress agendas A look at the manifestos of the Congress and the BJP and what they offer to the voters Mihir S Sharma  |  <news:geo_locations>New Delhi  April 7, 2014 Last Updated at 16:25 IST… Continue Reading →

US Prison System Resembling Huge Geriatrics Ward

Monday, 03 March 2014 09:53 By Kanya DAlmeida, IPS News | Op-Ed    (Photo via Shutterstock)A nurse helps an old man up from his chair. Holding onto her arms, he steps blindly forward, trusting her to lead him to his spot at the lunch… Continue Reading →

Deaths double inside Tihar Prison, poor healthcare to blame?

KRITIKA SHARMA, New Delhi Dubious distinction:35 prisoners died inside Tihar in 2013.- Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar The number of deaths inside Tihar Central Jail here doubled last year compared to 2012. Thirty-five people died in judicial custody in 2013 compared… Continue Reading →

Anti-gay bill in Uganda could have disastrous public health implications

Bill would exacerbate stigma, exclusion and increase risk of HIV infection, activists and researchers warn Public health program managers and activists, many of whom receive support from the Global Fund, have warned of potentially catastrophic consequences for reducing Uganda‘s HIV… Continue Reading →

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