Working long hours is killing hundreds of thousands of people a year in a worsening trend that may accelerate further due to the Covid-19 pandemic
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Top two myths of Indian Healthcare
I often hear that in India poor people are being pushed deeper into poverty when they have to pay out of their own pockets for healthcare, especially when they avail of private healthcare. We also often hear about the “high cost of healthcare” in the private sector in India which services 70% of India’s healthcareContinue reading “Top two myths of Indian Healthcare”
Air pollution increases risk of childhood obesity and diabetes
A few days back I saw thick black smoke emanating from an illegal roadside garage and stopped to see what was happening. I was shocked to see two men from a roadside garage burning wires made of copper and insulated with PVC, apparently to extract the copper. In the bargain they were spreading carcinogenic fumesContinue reading “Air pollution increases risk of childhood obesity and diabetes”
Pigeon menace, what to do?
PIGEON HELL Mumbai runs for cover as an exploding population of pigeons, fed and fattened by easy availability of food, lays siege to the city. This was the headline in the Mumbai Mirror dated 20th April 2014 written by Virat Singh. This is what I propose: Figure 1 Pigeon Condo A pigeonContinue reading “Pigeon menace, what to do?”