Improving the quality of life for terminally ill patients is Dr Joyita’s mission

Improving the quality of life for terminally ill patients is Dr Joyita’s mission

When a person encounters any life-threatening disease (cancer, diabetes, neurological conditions, coronary heart disease, HIV/Aids etc.), a traumatising battle for physical and emotional well-being begins. A life-threatening illness not only takes a toll on the patient but also on the family members. Palliative care is an approach which addresses these issues and tries to improve […]

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Significant numbers of pregnant women still miss out on antenatal care in India, reveals survey

Significant numbers of pregnant women still miss out on antenatal care in India, reveals survey

In Mumbai, only 31.3% of all pregnant women have received full antenatal care in 2015-16. As per the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) data, a significant percentage of women still miss out on antenatal care in India. Though city doctors say there is an increase in registration of antenatal care, more awareness is needed to […]

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