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.

LECTURE: Bladder Outflow Obstruction – Thursday, July 30, 2020

The disease burden of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is in the increase because there is a greater awareness and increase in life…

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LECTURE: Rural Surgery Urinary Tract Stones – Thursday, July 23, 2020

The details for the call-in Zoom Meeting lecture is ONLY good for Thursday July 23, 2020. Click here to view the presentation:  Urinary Tract Stones Managing Urinary Tract Stones in Rural Areas Mankind has been affected by urinary stones for several centuries and has been the silent cause of renal… 

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Rural Surgery Research and Training Center – Shanthi Bhavan Medical Center, Biru, Jharkhand

A University of Michigan-led team carried out the analysis of data from 1.6 million hospital stays for four common operations: gall bladder removal, colon surgery, hernia repair and appendectomy…

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Introduction to Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic surgeries for Rural Areas

The GILLS or Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries are slowly gaining popularity in remote and rural areas thanks to the involvement of researchers from NIHR – GHRG…

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Rural Surgical Care: The SBMC Model

Simdega is one of the backward districts of Jharkhand with a population of about 600,000. According to the 2011 census the district had only 31 allopathic medical practitioners. There was only one hospital where surgeries were…

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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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