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Sukh-Dukh, a helpline by Pallium India, provides counselling in eight Indian languages – Saraswathy Nagarajan – The Hindu – May 10, 2021 Virtual companionship for [...]
India shows itself in poor light in healthcare – especially in relation to the pandemic
India, ranked 129 out of 158 countries in the Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index by Oxfam, spent just 4% of its budget on health going into the pandemic -- fourth lowest in the world.
Ventilators can heal but also harm
“A published study based on the experience in 12 New York hospitals showed that only 11.9% of 320 patients survived, in whom ventilators were used [...]
World Health Assembly (WHA) exhorts all countries to include palliative care in National Covid Response
The World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making body of WHO, in their annual meeting on 18 and 19 May 2020, committed governments to deliver palliative [...]