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Confronting an age-old problem

India should undertake a radical policy shift to meet the needs of a growing geriatric population   Never before in history have people lived longer than they do now. The 21st century presents both a challenge and an opportunity to global health futures. More than two billion people will be

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Vaccines: Your questions answered

Parents’ most frequently asked questions about vaccines. What are vaccines? Vaccines are products that are usually given in childhood to protect against serious, often deadly diseases. By stimulating your body’s natural defenses, they prepare your body to fight the disease faster and more effectively. How do vaccines work? Vaccines help

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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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