Announcements A Joint Statement on Technical, legal, ethical and implementation concerns regarding Aarogya Setu and other apps introduced during COVID-19 in India by Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES), and All India People’s Science Network (AIPSN)   |   Submission to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on behalf of Hub5 (HEaL Institute, APU, Seher-CHSJ, and IAPH) – COPASAH on human rights issues confronted by ASHAS and ANMs during the Covid-19 pandemic | Aug 7, 2020   |   Letter to MMC by FMES, PUCL-MH, FAOW, and MFC urging to restore its order suspending licenses of two doctors accused of abetting the suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi

Non-allopathic doctors form the backbone of rural health

H S Bawaskar


India is a country of villages. Most villagers are illiterate, innocent farmers who are busy round the clock all through the year. They are unaware of medical facilities in or around the village till they fall sick. They do not plan for measures to be taken if and when they are ill, nor do they participate in any medical insurance schemes. They are entirely dependent for medical care on the practitioner in or near their village. They call any person giving drugs and injections ‘Doctor’. When facing him, they are interested only in getting well and not in the qualification of the doctor or what ‘-pathy’ he follows.

Full Text





There are currently no refbacks.

Article Views

PDF Downloads

Click here to support US