‘Pharmacy shops- the unaccounted pillar of primary Healthcare.

I visited to a local pharmacy shop yesterday for some prescribed medicines. It was around 10.30pm, when I observed an elderly man of 55yrs age came asking for “pandhari choti goli (small white pill) ani rantac dya (Give white small pill and rantac)”. The pharmacist gave them away. Till then a teenager girl came slightly afraid state of mind. The shopkeeper asked “Kae pahije tumhala? (What do you want?)”. She said “Daant mein dard hai( I have toothache)”.He took out combiflam (white tablet strip) but she said “nai nai who dusra pila goli do (No, No Give me another yellow … Continue reading ‘Pharmacy shops- the unaccounted pillar of primary Healthcare.

Covid-19 and sex disaggregated data -Voice from India

Globally a daily surge is observed in cases of COVID-19.   There are varied reports on spread of infection. The information of hotspot areas of infection spread is shared through media. This might affect the perspective towards SARS-COV-2 infection. As we need to study the epidemiology of disease closely and results should be published to the community. This will pave path to design cost effective strategies and spread awareness of more specific preventive measures. These could be more specific and acceptable. Ultimately, having impact on the controlling the infection. The media flashing news updates of trends in the form of numbers … Continue reading Covid-19 and sex disaggregated data -Voice from India