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Corona warriors, Anxiety, Mental Health, Doctors

Corona Warriors: Fear and fight in the medical room

Every doctor, every policeman, and every health service personnel has a fight much bigger than the pandemic itself — the fight against their own fears.


 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  4-minute read
Nurses, Doctors, Airlines staff, Coronavirus pandemic

Air India deserves your thank you. Not stigma and discrimination

Air India has been flying all over the world to bring back stranded Indians, leaving their families for the call of duty. Yet when they go back home, they are met with the stigma of 'quarantine'.


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Doctors, West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, Assault on doctors

Here’s what happens at a casualty ward. Read this before you justify your anger against doctors

Never, in the 365 days of my internship, was my safety my focus. It was always about the patient, and the patient only.


 |  Quantum Leap  |  3-minute read
Doctors, Business, Medical technology

How money is driving the medical technology business in the country

Documents clearly show that the medical technology industry driven solely by profits does not care about patient welfare or national regulations wherever they exist.


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Brain stroke, Health, Stents, Doctors

My father suffered a brain stroke. This is how a private hospital fleeced us

Time was running out.


 |  6-minute read
Doctors, Parliament, National Medical Commission Bill

Why doctors like me in India are against National Medical Commission Bill

It is likely to usher in the spectre of Licence Raj and substandard healthcare that legitimises quackery.


 |  14-minute read
Heart Attack, Health insurance, Doctors, Healthcare

How changing landscape of healthcare in India has made it worse for both doctors and patients

The deepening wedge of mistrust will only lead to a rise in cost of healthcare and deteriorating standards.


 |  Quantum Leap  |  3-minute read
Commission, Ramakant Panda, Doctors, IMA

How your doctor and hospital may be cheating you

It's the first time a big name from inside the medical fraternity has acknowledged this practice and spoken against it.


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Narendra Modi, Doctors, Pharmaceuticals, Drug Abuse

Why India should have ads for prescription drugs like in the US

What Modi government is set to do to check abuses by drug manufacturers is dubious – nay, worse than the disease.


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Doctors, Medical colleges, NEET

NEET makes a mockery of India's education system — and our future doctors

10,45,000 children became fodder to our giant sluggish bureaucratic system.