Swine Flu panic in India!

Last week, I returned from a week long vacation with my family to Mumbai, away from work pressure. Instead of cherishing the memories of a week long break I was quarreling within with “Emotional Flu”. Yes, I was down with fever and did have a travel history but were those symptoms enough to prove IContinue reading “Swine Flu panic in India!”

Sex education for Children, education for Politicians.

Over the past decade,there has been a desperate need for a system to better cope the children with the rising approachability of the internet nuisance, but expert advise to reduce ignorance amongst the innocent children has found stiff resistance from the restrictive mindset of the political arena.There is urgent attempt from the politicians to ban sex education from school,basing their thoughts on the grounds of culture and traditional lineage.Let the youth take charge and address the importance of sex education for a better and healthy tomorrow.

The IIT incident: A result of persistent blind eyes

The recent incident at IIT was very visibly a result of blinded authorities. It had an implied reaction from the students in the form of very violent protests which led to self-resignations of the Director & the Dean. This and whatever post-incident action that is going to be delivered are very obvious reactive actions from the authorities, but a question that still finds an answer for itself is that when will the authorities of premier institutes and organisations take proactive measures towards the safety and well-being of their members?

Need to enhance medical competence to handle crisis

Many steps have been taken to improve the security of the country ever since the Mumbai attack to counter similar situation in the future. It is time to introspect the weaknesses in our system and try to plug the same to avoid such occurrence.

Obesity Epidemic in India

OBESITY IS a condition in which there is excessive accumulation of the fat in the body. Some years back it was restricted to affluent countries where per capita income was high, physical activity was low and and foods high in saturated fat and sugar were freely available. But with the dynamic growth in last decadeContinue reading “Obesity Epidemic in India”

Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Investment Vs Justice

BHOPAL, THE capital city of Madhya Pradesh, is also known as the centre of the ’biggest industrial disaster’ or the ‘Hiroshima of chemical industry’. On December 3, 1984, a union carbide pesticide producing plant leaked highly toxic cloud of methyl isocyanate into the air of a densely populated region of Bhopal. Of the 800,000 peopleContinue reading “Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Investment Vs Justice”

Why Dr Binayak Sen must be released

Dr Binayak Sen seems to have caught the imagination of the mainstream media in India at last. But one has to remember that he has spent a year in a Chhattisgarh jail. An international award by the Global Heath Council named after Jonathan Mann to Dr Sen for his untiring work in the field ofContinue reading “Why Dr Binayak Sen must be released”

Condoms and their Contribution to India’s Development.

CONDOM OR Nirodh is one word, which is still not being used in our society openly but with the problem of population bomb looming over India and AIDS control programme, have got wide recognition and a large number of people are open to the word Nirodh or condom. Nirodh, meaning protection was the brainchild ofContinue reading “Condoms and their Contribution to India’s Development.”

Should Organ Trade be legalised?

HUMAN ORGANS Transplant Act was enacted in 1994 and it put some curbs on the commercial trading of kidney. But it resurfaced in 1998 after discovery of organised rackets in Noida and Karnataka that year. The organ trafficking is not new to the world and India is considered to be one of the biggest centres.Continue reading “Should Organ Trade be legalised?”

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