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.

Identifying the Health Needs and Barriers for Local Surgical Care in Rural India

Identify local health needs and barriers to surgical care and unmet surgical needs. Build local health network, connect local researchers, healthcare providers and policy makers. Assess ways…

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Unraveling the Human Salivary Microbiome Diversity in Indian Populations

The human body harbors a large number of microbial cells, organized in complex communities termed microbiota, which was previously thought to exceed the human cells by ten times…

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NABH and Other Standards that are Possible in Rural Areas

The Public Perception and sometimes the perception of the Medical community is that rural hospitals do not need to have standards of care and it might not be possible to do so in rural areas. However many of the areas of…

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Assessment Guide Form for Rural Hospitals

Print a PDF copy of the below Assessment Guide Form

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ARSI Certificate Course for Rural Medical Officers: A Proposal

The vast majority of the world is without access to surgical and anesthesia care, and a severe workforce shortage, particularly in anesthesia, is a major contributing factor…

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Mobile Microscopy as a Screening Tool for Oral Cancer in India: A Pilot Study

Oral cancer, through a convergence of behavioral and infrastructural factors, is the most common type of cancer among men in India and other countries of South Asia…

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Etiology and Mode of Presentation of Chronic Liver Diseases in India: A Multi Centric Study

Chronic liver diseases (CLD) cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Multiple etiological factors lead to a similar clinico-pathological syndrome in CLDs, although the rates of…

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