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“Smoking is injurious to health!” – a statement we are all familiar with. However, individuals who continue to smoke in spite of this awareness, do so for one reason or another. According to World Health …

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A Light of Hope for Preemies: How to Ensure their Attachment and Support

February 20, 2017 – 7:18 PM |

Many hospitals today are still trapped in the murky ages where they mostly emphasize the medicinal aspect of a newborn’s health, keeping ‘nature and nurture’ aspects firmly on the back-burner.
 
During my clinical rotations, I once …

Teenage Pregnancies: An Issue Calling for Closer Attention

December 21, 2015 – 8:54 PM | 10 Comments

Teenage is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood that in girls aids in   physical, functional and psycho-social development to prepare for motherhood. According to WHO, teenage pregnancy is the conception of an unplanned …

Global Health Challenges and Solutions – What can be Done and How?

August 14, 2013 – 7:47 PM | One Comment

Global health is an area for study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving health equity for all people worldwide. There is worldwide improvement in health. Increase in life expectancy …

Determinants of Maternal Mortality: A Thorn Remains in Our Side

July 8, 2013 – 8:35 PM | 3 Comments

Almost every woman in her reproductive life gets an opportunity to become pregnant, which is a normal healthy event, sometimes marred by complications which can be prevented mostly. Identification of determinants of maternal mortality (MM) …