Mid Upper Arm Circumference as a Predictor of Risk of Mortality in Children in a Low Resource Setting in India

The current WHO recommendation is to use MUAC as a screening tool in the community while at the health facility level to use MUAC or WHZ or bilateral oedema as independent admission criteria for…

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Economic Burden of Cancer in India: Evidence from Cross-Sectional Nationally Representative Household Survey, 2014

The term “Cancer” is derived from the Greek word “Karkinos” (for crab) which refers to a generic non-communicable disease (NCD) characterized by growth of malignant (cancerous or neo-plasms) abnormal cells (tumor/lump) in any part of the…

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Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries / Rural Urology for Uganda

Laparoscopic surgeries offer many well-known benefits to the patients and Health Care providers. Some benefits like quick turnovers help in better utilization of the…

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GILLS Workshop at MAMC: Take Home Messages

The Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries [GILLS] workshop was held at the Department of General Surgery at the Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. The objective of the workshop was to introduce the concept of GILLS to the faculty and postgraduates of…

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The Singlimari Diagnostic Camp: A Report

Singlimari is a village with a population of 212 and has a century old Church with 120 families. It is about 35 kilometers from Bhalukpong and 10 kilometers from…

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Breast Tuberculosis in Men: A Systematic Review

Tuberculosis is a chronic granulomatous inflammation usually involving the lung parenchyma and hilar lymph nodes. Extra-pulmonary involvement is seen in…

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Spectrum of Interstitial Lung Diseases at a Tertiary Center in a Developing Country: A Study of 803 Subjects

Interstitial lung diseases or diffuse parenchymal lung diseases are a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by varying degrees of inflammation and fibrosis in the lung parenchyma…

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