The statement is worrying, to the say the least and it clearly casts a shadow on the promises that were made 25 years at the ICPD. But, all's not lost. As long as there's a tomorrow, there's hope. We've made some progress over the decades, and India's Maternal Mortalit...

April 29, 2019

“Vaccination is one of the easiest things on the way to development. It’s much easier than roads and a great education system. It’s very basic. It’s one of the first things you want to get right.”  - Bill Gates.

Unfortunately, our country has seen a significant rise in...

What is Endometriosis?

It is a condition where the endometrial tissue that is the lining of the uterus, is found outside the uterus. This happens due to retrograde flow of blood from the uterus upwards during menstruation.

Symptoms

Painful menses
 

Pain due to endometr...

March 20, 2019

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for future” – John F. Kennedy

Unfortunately, that’s not how every child is treated – especially those diagnosed with Down syndrome. Discovered by French pediatrician Jerome Lejeune, the genetic disorder...

As commonly said that "Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessing, therefore, it becomes even more important to achieve and maintain healthy nutrition during pregnancy as it forms the vital component of a healthy lifestyle and a healthy baby. The nu...

February 22, 2019

Every year about 14 million women around the world suffer from postpartum haemorrhage – World Health Organisation

What is postpartum haemorrhage?

Postpartum Haemorrhage is defined as blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth. Severe bleeding is considered...

February 12, 2019

In India, there are multiple sexual and reproductive health concerns that need to be brought to everyone’s attention. How do we do that? By educating them responsibly and making them aware of their rights. In our article, we’ll be highlighting what are our sexual & rep...

February 8, 2019

Do you know how teenagers are? They are that extra sugar in your tea you never asked for. But, you get used to the taste and eventually love it.

You must be wondering what business do I have writing this?

I may not have experience raising a teenager, but I was one. And i...

February 6, 2019

Female Genital Mutilation It is a procedure in which external female genitalia is partially (at times totally) removed for non-medical reasons. According to a WHO report, there are 21 long & short-term health problems that arise from it. Painful urination, irregula...

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