Technology in the healthcare sector can be a boon in more ways than one. More recently, in the Field Practice Area (FPA) of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal the health facilities for mother and child are witnessing a welcome change. This is even more personal considering the 5 years I spent at Manipal while pursuing my […]


Did you know that almost 26 million babies are born in India every year. That’s like adding a new Venezuela to our population every year. As most of the population is based in the rural areas, almost 60-70 % of these babies and their mothers would not have access to proper care before birth. This […]


  In my last post I wrote about the looming challenge that breast cancer poses for the Indian women. If you have not read that piece please click here for the link. To find answers to these questions i started looking at the various components of the Healthcare ecosystem to see what they were doing […]