05 May 2023. The World Health Organization notifies the end of the latest “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” (PHEIC) , that we, the common people, have been referring to as the COVID pandemic over the past three years since the first lockdown in March 2020 (did you just shudder?). Everything has changed, and yetContinue reading “End of the Pandemic?”
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Is there a new wave waiting to emerge like a tenuous bubble in a cauldron? Do you really want to believe everything on social media? Think. Check. Do not Forward (if unverified). This simple three step approach should guide our handling of the flood of social media messages. Just because the Govt of India inContinue reading “Chinese Whisper”
Comprehensive Primary Health Care, the only way forward for Universal Health Coverage?
Based on recent developments, and announcements in the public domain, including deliberations at the recent Indian Public Health Association Conference 2022 held at Pune, India from 23 Sep to 25 Sep 2022, it emerges that there is a welcome change in the planned approach of the Govt of India, possibly keeping in view the desireContinue reading “Comprehensive Primary Health Care, the only way forward for Universal Health Coverage?”
Is “it” over? Is this ‘the end”?
This is the endBeautiful friendThis is the end This epic rock song from ‘The Doors’ was mostly reserved for the grand finale of some of their concerts in the late ’60s. So, is it the end of the pandemic, this (hopefully) once in a life time event of this century? Or are we just tiredContinue reading “Is “it” over? Is this ‘the end”?”
Dear Reader , as we are well entrenched in the third wave of the pandemic in India as on 29 Jan 2022, it is important for all of us to discuss within our family , simple measures to stay safe. Please have a quick look through this ready reference sheet and circulate to your familyContinue reading “Third Wave!”
How many more Waves will there be?
A brief message containing actionable points for those worried about future waves of the Coronavirus pandemic
Vaccination is Win – Win
COVID19 Vaccine Effectiveness study from a cohort of 1.59 million people
Lightning Strikes but Once?
All about prevention of Lightning related injuries.
Domestic Assistants- Take care of them !
Work from Home, and even otherwise, most of us fully appreciate the unacknowledged contribution of our Domestic Assistants in making sure that all is well on the household front. We have a responsibility in taking care of our Domestic Assistants, to reciprocate their taking care of us and our families. Let us make all effortsContinue reading “Domestic Assistants- Take care of them !”