Women’s healthcare is an asset, not a liability

By | May 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|

We have come a long way since the 90s, and it is time to celebrate women and their achievements. Health is one of them. Years after years, countries have been taking various actions despite the fact that women still face many health problems, and we must re-commit to addressing them. Currently, in India, women face [...]

High time we talk about the rights, safety, and wellbeing of nurses: Sabitha K V

By | May 12th, 2022|AMPH stories|

  While India hailed its doctors and nurses as Covid warriors for their selfless and tireless efforts to serve humanity, the past two years also highlighted the shortage of nurses in the country. Nurses are the unflinching pillars on which the healthcare ecosystem rests. And yet, despite their undeniable role and contribution, they struggle with [...]

Healthcare trends and innovation: Insights from Catalyst ‘Un’conference

By | April 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Public health has become a focal point post-Covid. But do we really need public health systems? What happens to the equity if all healthcare is delivered by private providers? Primary healthcare is critical and so is the digitisation of records, telehealth and trained workforce, disease surveillance, and interpreting emerging threats such as anti-microbial resistance. The [...]

Identifying and plugging the gaps in Tuberculosis care in India

By | March 24th, 2022|MIHM Research|

  According to the WHO’s Global Tuberculosis Report 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic has reversed years of progress in providing essential Tuberculosis (TB) services and reducing the disease burden, with India being one of the worst-affected countries. In 2020, India was the highest contributor to the global gap between estimated TB incidence and the number of people [...]

Decoding a SMART Hospital

By | March 3rd, 2022|AMPH Discussion Circle|

Smart hospitals “optimize, redesign and/or build new clinical processes, management systems and maybe even infrastructure, all enabled by underlying digitized networking infrastructure of interconnected assets, to provide a valuable service or insight which was not possible or available earlier, to achieve better patient care, experience and operational efficiency” as defined by Heathcare Global. Implemented through three [...]

Closing the gap in Cancer care

By | February 4th, 2022|AMPH stories|

  February 4 is not just another date in the calendar. It’s World Cancer Day, the day when we all come together to contribute to a change in our little ways. “The butterfly effect refers to the fact that an action, as insignificant as a butterfly flapping its wings can ultimately result in a typhoon [...]

Can healthcare go the “Uber” way?

By | February 2nd, 2022|AMPH Discussion Circle|

A growing number of startups classify themselves as “patient aggregators” on similar lines as “taxi aggregators”. While the founders and the investors behind these projects would vouch for the benefits and value that these projects add to healthcare delivery, there’s are certainly some unanswered doubts and apprehensions.    AMPH Co 2022 students Dr. Karun Singla and [...]

How is telehealth going to transform healthcare delivery in India?

By | January 19th, 2022|AMPH Discussion Circle|

Telehealth has been at the forefront of the rapidly evolving healthcare delivery models in India, especially now during the pandemic. While the benefits of telehealth are quite evident, there are some questions that need to be addressed for it to be widely accepted and adopted. Some of these are: How do we ensure quality in telehealth? Who [...]

A long road to diabetes management

By | November 26th, 2021|AMPH stories|

  November is the National Diabetes Awareness Month. As someone who has been battling with the disease for a few years now, I wanted to write about something that has bothered and affected me throughout my journey with this complicated disease.   I still remember sitting outside my gynaecologist’s office, for my annual check-up, holding an envelope the nurse had just handed over. The envelope had my investigation results from the morning. My mind went [...]

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