Why should the Healthcare system alone handle the mess created by poor infrastructure and corrupt networks which have caused such overcrowded slums to exist?
Sunsets of exceptional beauty are possible when we stop pollutiing the earth to feed mindless consumerism.
This is an account of a seven year old boy and his journey of writing and ultimately publishing a book, sent to me by his mother. So … When our son said he wants to write a book, we were like – OK go ahead! At that time we didn’t really think that he willContinue reading “When a 7 year old homeschooler publishes a book….”
As a Medical Doctor I ask myself what are some potential uses of blockchains in healthcare? Okay, so for those who must be wondering, What is a blockchain? In general a blockchain is defined as a distributed system which records and stores transaction records. Blockchain more specifically is defined as “…a shared, immutable record of peer-to-peerContinue reading “Block chain and Medicine”
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”
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”
As a citizen of Mumbai and a medical doctor, I am very concerned about the quality of air we breathe. The Hindustan Times reported today that the city continued to have poor air for the second day in a row.The pollutant-measuring indicator air quality index (AQI) fell from 224 on Monday morning to 220 byContinue reading “Mumbaiites continue to breathe poor quality air, except in Borivali”