Category Archives: Primary Care

Primary Care: international clinical news and research of interest to the general practioner or family doctor in India who is the primary care physician for patients in his or her community. This includes but is not limited to topics such as the treatment and diagnosis of the chronic illnesses that are often seen by primary care providers such as hypertension and diabetes as well as basic health provider infomation on family planning and vaccinations.

Rural Surgical Care: The SBMC Model

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj, Dr. George Mathew and Dr. Sreehari Babu Jangala | Published: JAN 2020 Volume: 9 BACKGROUND Simdega is one of the backward districts of Jharkhand with a population of about 600,000 [1]. According to the 2011 census the district had only 31 allopathic medical practitioners [2]. There… 

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“Universal Health Coverage: Health for All’ – Let’s Make This Dream Comes True to Everyone and Everywhere – World Health Day Message

Universal health coverage is a vision where all people and communities have access to quality health services where and when they need them, without suffering financial hardship. It includes the full…

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Project GILLS of ARSI

The Association of Rural Surgeons of India [ARSI] is a group of senior surgeons who have been working in the rural and remote areas for several decades helping the poor and the marginalized. The ARSI has pioneered many innovations to help the poor and the marginalized. The use of Mosquito net instead of the expensive…

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Do Such Places Still Exist? The LADA Diagnostic Camp

The Diagnostic camp at Lada was a revelation. It helped us understand why the surgical coverage is so low at Arunachal Pradesh. The diagnostic camp was arranged by…

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The Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries (GILLS): Update

The Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries are a great boon to the Rural Surgeons for many reasons. It is possible under the easily available Spinal Anesthesia. It is relatively easier to…

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Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Surgeries in Rural Areas

Anesthesia is an important consideration in rural areas because of the higher costs and lack of availability. It is a logistic nightmare to get bottled gases and experienced anesthesiologists in rural areas…

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Multimodal Medical Image Fusion Using Soft Computer Algorithms

Medical Images are often used for diagnosis of a variety of disease process. The findings noted on the images depend on the type of process that is used for…

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