Language

– Roshni Kharbanda Glocal Academy has recently launched “I WILL” campaign (see image) for a better healthcare communication in India. “I WILL” is an acronym which stands for I: Intention, W: Welcome, I: Introduction, L: Listen, L: Language. This means the promise to be there with an Intention to pay attention; Welcoming...

Can Kashayam cure Covid-19?

–Nandan Siva Sai Introduction For centuries, kashayam was taken by many people of India especially south India and it is believed that kashayam can prevent many diseases while helping them functioning from the chaotic world. There are studies proving that taking kashayam causes acute toxicity in the body (1)....

Stethoscope- still Homophobic

–Aditi Shukla & Dr Amolpreet Kaur Sexual orientation/sexuality tells you how a person characterizes their sexual and emotional attraction to others. It is simply about whom you are attracted to and who you feel drawn to emotionally romantically and sexually. When we talk about sexuality, our mind still pictures...

Listen To Understand

—–Taranjot Kaur Glocal Academy has recently launched “I WILL” campaign (see image) to enhance healthcare communication in India. “I WILL” is an acronym which means the promise to be there with an Intention to pay attention; Welcoming the patients into a safe space to express and share what they...

MY INTERN-SHIP

Dr. Tarun Sai Krishna. Puli Entering the most exciting phase of my medical school -INTERNSHIP, where most of the students turned into interns seldom open their books. As the name suggests, it is a ship that needs to be sailed by you under supervision of your seniors (Post-graduates, Senior...

CORONIL: DOES AYURVEDA SEE A FUTURE IN SUCCESSFULLY TREATING COVID-19?

—Yuvraj Kaushal Days after Patanjali Ayurved launched the ‘Coronil’ medicine on June 23,2020 with the claim that it can be used for the treatment of Covid-19, a pandemic caused by the novel Corona Virus- everyone were left in awe  where their minds questioning the potential of the drug and...

Importance of Clear Introduction in Clinical Practice

–        Dr Krishna Naineni We have started “I WILL” campaign (see figure below) for a better healthcare communication. “I WILL” is an acronym that stands for I: Intention, W: Welcome, I: Introduction, L: Listen, L: Language. In the previous columns, I wrote about the campaign and its principles and expand...

Frontline under attack

–        Kuppili Satwik “If not for the police force, we might not have made it. All the worships I have gone through, got me stones pelting on me.” These were the lines from a healthcare worker after being attacked by a mob in Indore on 2nd April, 2020. “I...

Medicos, Society, and Responsibility

–        Dr. Raja Lasya Once I asked a professor of mine why is the prevention part of medicine not given much importance by all the doctors? He answered: “It is the most important thing which needs to be learnt. As you grow through the hierarchy from a medical student...

Welcome

–        Dr Krishna Naineni We have started “I WILL” campaign (see figure below) for a better healthcare communication. “I WILL” is an acronym for I will be present with an Intention to pay attention; I will Welcome patients to share their stories by giving them time and encouraging them...