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.
Globally, everyone has been influenced because of the pandemic crisis and lockdown series. Since this lockdown has begun, I tried a lot to maintain routine in hope of soon returning back to office. Due to this thought I preferred to … Continue reading Are you having disturbed sleep? Novel coronavirus pandemic and Sleep
The pandemic crises and natural calamities of cyclones both have made life harder. The unexpected climatic changes are affecting human life in many ways. We all were coping up with preventing strategies which were restricted to healthcare workers earlier. We … Continue reading COVID-19 pandemic- Call for One Health approach by all
[This post is written by Dr.Sushmita RK. A dentist turned Scientist, she has a post-graduation degree in Public Health. She believes in holistic lifestyle. She belongs to Food_lover group.] COVID-19 a pandemic of such a magnitude has spelt a huge … Continue reading Guest post:Views on Covid-19 and employment
SARS-COV-2 infection is grasping all age groups worldwide. It has burden of more than 258344 deaths and 3.66 million diagnosed cases across all the globe. To curb the chain of transmission borders of all the regions are closed strictly. India … Continue reading Experiences during lockdown: how migrants are travelling to their hometown?
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
We have pregnant women around us. In this situation of Pandemic which is completely new globally it becomes challenging to avoid stress and confusion. Already, pregnant woman have an additional risk for which screening tests are conducted during pregnancy. There … Continue reading COVID-19 and Pregnancy -do’s and don’ts for a healthy mother and child