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Tag: SOCIAL AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

Can we sing our way out of the disease ?

 “ Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton john   Music has been used as healer innumerable times metaphorically from a very long time. Since the 1800s, music has formed a very crucial part of various treatments. The rhythms can not only […]

Work through the day yet sleep flies away!

Everyone has been affected with this at one point of their life or another, whether it is because of studies or stress or even a significant other. This is even more prevalent, considering the present scenario of the lock down, when our sleep cycles have become completely twisted and the future has become uncertain. What […]

SanMen: The Frontline Warriors of all Time

“Once I had an accident at work. A slab caught my finger, and I had to treat the wound for 11 months. In total, the care cost me about 60,000 CFA francs (Rs 7580). But I must say that I continued to work while caring for the injury. In the meantime, my mother told me […]

NAVIGATING PREGNANCIES THROUGH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Pregnancy is a special time full of excitement, happiness and anticipation for expectant mothers and their families, but it’s quite different in the corona virus pandemic. Fear, anxiety and uncertainty have replaced the otherwise happy times. When thought of the word “PREGNANCY” by anyone during the COVID-19 pandemic, many medical terms and words comes to […]

CARDIO-FRIENDLY : PROTECT YOUR HEART

The Heart is a pump that fuels our body from long before we take birth to the last breath we take. And every moment of our lifestyle has consequences towards its efficiency. It carries oxygen, hormones and other compounds all through our body. It helps us see, breathe, move and live (some would also say […]

Iron Mom: Defying anemia during pregnancy

 After a month of the good news, she felt tired and weak all the time. Family members told her to rejoice in the happiness and that this weakness is due to the developing life inside her. As days passed, this lethargic and fatigued state got worse. She visited her doctor, after some investigations she was […]

Why the World Needs Community Medicine and Epidemiologists-The Actual Pandemic heroes?

05/07/2020 Community Medicine’s Outcry Community Medicine is understood by different names today (Social Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Community Health) and perhaps suffer an existential crisis thanks to regulatory agencies that have never really understood the branch and have not gone beyond dry textbooks and sundry lectures. The Medical Council of India seems to take […]

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