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The Predicaments of Gifting a Life

A hospital is a place where one gets to witness a concoction of emotions. The anguish and melancholy being experienced by the kin of a deceased patient is a deep contrast to the kind of optimism and enchantment experienced by a patient who has just been given a good prognosis

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Mental health: A Mortal Enigma

Young adulthood is a pivotal period of time in any individual’s life, where an individual transition from adolescence to adulthood. Young adulthood (19 year to 25 year) is period, when individuals experience metamorphic changes, for example starting university, leaving home. These associated changes bring instability in person’s life, which can

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A Solid Problem: Ignorance Is Not Always A Bliss

The poor India as portrayed near the dumping sites of Dharavi (Mumbai) had garnered worldwide attention in the Oscar winning movie “Slumdog Millionaire”. Far from a pretty picture, it  showed India`s infamous garbage disposal landfills. The cities are drowning in waste with the filling landfills posing a health hazard aggravated

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Kerala Floods 2018 : A Report

The Medical Camps  Medical camps have been undertaken in co-ordination with the district administration and an initial rapid assessment was conducted. The floods that hit Kerala was the worst in centuries with over 445 killed and over a million in relief camps. CHD Group organized multi-specialty medical missions to boost

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MOH – India bans 328 popularly prescribed medicines with immediate effect

Putting an end to a long-drawn legal battle with drug manufacturers, the Union Health Ministry has banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of 328 fixed dose combinations (FDCs) of drugs with immediate effect and restricted another six. The ministry has been trying for the past two years to get these “irrational” and

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Medical Relief for #KeralaFloods2018 Victims – Help out

 #KeralaFloods2018 Do your bit for ensuring #MedicalRelief & #PublicHealthSecurity by working with CHD Group – Center for Health and Development To contribute or reach out kindly contact Dr. Edmond, MBBS, MD: +91-9743576808 or call the office on: +91-9449776824. Email: chdgroup@chdefforts.org / indiaoffice.chd@gmail.com Bank Account CHD Group Account no: 37649183380 State

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CHD Group leads US Government delegation to Karnataka CM

CHD Group team members led a US State Department Legislative Fellows delegation to meet with Shri. H D Kumaraswamy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka. The delegation was led by US State Department Legislative Fellow Alumini, Dr. Edmond Fernandes who is also CEO, CHD Group – a public health organization headquartered

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CHD Group and Gram Panchayat take healthcare to the homes

  CHD Group along with Mennabettu Grama Panchayat completed its rural medical mission today amidst heavy rains. Around 85 patients were treated, counselled and referred appropriately and school children in the government schools were evaluated for ailments. CHD Group along with National Health Mission and ONGC-MRPL have been conducting their

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CHD Group to discuss disaster management at Vikas Soudha

Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority, Revenue Department, Government of Karnataka is organizing a workshop for disaster management for medical doctors at Vikas Soudha in Bangalore. Dr. Jeevan R, Assistant Director, CHD Group will be addressing the gathering as resource person on developing disaster management plans and hospital preparedness during emergencies.

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