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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Family is the Key for Detection, Prevention & Management of Diabetes! – World Diabetes Day Message

In the year 2017, International Diabetes Federation reported that 425 million adults have diabetes worldwide; and India alone…

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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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”ONE-HEALTH” to Guarantee Your Own Health!

One Health is a new phrase, but the concept can be traced back to ancient times. The recognition that environmental factors can impact human health was quoted by the Greek physician Hippocrates in…

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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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Smart Screening for Cervical Cancer with Non-Medical Personnel: A Low-Cost Digital Colposcopy and Automated Analysis Technique

In India cervical cancer contributes to 6 to 29% of all cancers in women and has an incidence of about 20 per 100,000 population. The pooled estimates of sensitivity and…

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