Maimed Conscience and Maimed Beggars (Medical Ethics in India) – Part
The current report from CNN IBN and Channel 7 Indian Television network has raised many questions about the health of Indian healthcare// field and the medical professionals. A cleaning up operation is long overdue to rejuvenate the sector. Forgotten are the ‘Declaration of Geneva by the World Medi...
In Search of Truth - 'Lie Detector
...‘Pinocchio’. Therefore detecting lies, especially when dealing with hard-core criminals, becomes a ‘mission impossible’.
If a criminal, who has maimed
the well being of a society lies, then those words of deception need to be investigated with the gravity it deserves. The uneasy feeling that develops...
Children of Bhopal Gas Victims Suffer from Deformity
...n 1984, 40 tonnes of lethal Methyl-Iso-Cyanate gas spewed out of the Union Carbide Corporation's pesticide plant here. The tragedy also left thousands maimed
for life from inhaling the poisonous gas.
Women who were pregnant during or following the disaster had extremely high rates of spontaneous abort...
Gates Foundation Adopts Fight against Encephalitis
...am for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) said, "This has been a disease of the world's poor."
According to Jacobson most of those killed or maimed
by the virus have gone uncounted, misdiagnosed or regarded as the tragic, inevitable victims of an "orphan disease."
Today, the government of Ind...
State Govt To Provide Safe Drinking Water To Bhopal Gas Victims
...ed by the leak of over 40 tonnes of hazardous gas from the Union Carbide's pesticide plant.
The leak, which killed an estimated 20,000 people and maimed
several thousands, remains one of the world's worst industrial disasters.
According to social activists, ground water samples collected near the U...