‘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.

Basic Principles Of Ayurveda: Guest Post

[Author of this post is Dr. Preeti Dixit-Shukla. She is Ayurvedic Physician and has a Masters in Ayurvedic medicine- Kayachikitsa, and based out of New Mumbai.) Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of medicine which evolved 5000 years back in India. Ayurveda literally means ‘The science of life’. It is an eternal science which has gained significant popularity around the world in recent years. It not only focuses on curing and prevention of illness but also on promotion of health in a healthy individuals. For effective utilization of Ayurveda, better understanding of its basic principles is necessary. These basic … Continue reading Basic Principles Of Ayurveda: Guest Post