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Nov 09, 2017
'Marital rape a disgraceful offence’: Gujarat HC's ruling progressive, but mere condemnation of practice rings hollowMarital rape is not yet a criminal offence in India, though the matter has been debated by legislators, policymakers and the civil society for a long time.
Sep 25, 2017
Gorakhpur, Farrukhabad reveal stark reality of healthcare: From womb to hospital, India is failing its infantsIndia's failing healthcare system stacks the odds against a child’s survival even before he or she is conceived.
Sep 01, 2017
Chhattisgarh's solar-powered PHCs show how using alternate sources of energy can transform healthcare in IndiaMore than 50% more patients were admitted and almost twice the number of babies were delivered in a month in solar-powered PHCs in Chhattisgarh.
Aug 10, 2017
ICMR head Soumya Swaminathan calls current state of affairs 'unsatisfactory', lays out new vision for health"There are only a few medical colleges in the country that encourage and promote the culture of research and we need to ensure that in the coming years many more medical colleges and medical college faculty get involved in research,” says Soumya Swaminathan, director of the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)
Sep 11, 2016
Here's why contraceptive use across India has declined despite high awarenessAccording to data from the latest National Family Health Survey, there has been six percent drop in the use of contraceptive in India. This drop comes even as awareness about contraceptives has grown. So, what can we learn about contraceptive use across India, and what might be behind this mismatch between theory and practice?