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Mira Shiva

Dr Mira Shiva Chairperson, Health Action International Asia -Pacific Founder, People’s Health Movement Born to a Gandhian mother and a forest conservator father, a qualified doctor herself, Dr Mira Shiva chose to live the life of an activist. Single by choice in a man’s world, Shiva has not just left her mark but has successfully […]

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Making heathcare affordable to poorest communities through acupuncture: India

Barefoot Acupuncturists is a non-profit organisation registered in Belgium and founded by acupuncturist Walter Fischer in 2009. We run acupuncture clinics in slums of Mumbai and villages in Tamil Nadu (south of India), and also train local acupuncturists in order to encourage autonomy. Our services have been developed to give the poorest communities access to […]

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An Assessment of Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder in Young Adults in Tehran University of Medical Sciences

The objective of the current study was to evaluate the prevalence of a potential premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) during one menstrual cycle, in a representative sample of young medical university students of Tehran, according the Pennsylvania University criteria.

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Cross-o-Pathy: A Concern about Public Health and Responsibilities of Universities

Keeping this in mind, the study has been conducted to assess the frequency of cross-o-pathy in rural India. It has been studied in Narayangarh block of Midnapur District, West Bengal, India among 71 rural doctors of different alternative systems of medicines as per pro-forma of survey with prior informed consent of those.

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Reducing the Trauma of Hospitalization in Children in Macedonia and Serbia by Strengthening Health Worker Knowledge in Child-Centered and Developmentally Appropriate Care

Based on substantial evidence, developmentally appropriate preparation and care of children and adolescents can reduce the trauma and pain often associated with hospitalization, as well as the effectiveness of treatment and duration of hospitalization.

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