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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Estimating Cryptosporidium and Giardia Disease Burdens for Children Drinking Untreated Groundwater in a Rural Population in India

Untreated groundwater is the primary source of drinking water for nearly a quarter of the world’s population and in low-income settings groundwater tubewells are widely used for drinking…

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Patterns, Factors Associated and Morbidity Burden of Asthma in India

The Director General at the 61st World Health Assembly, 2008 stated that heart diseases and cancers are the leading killers whereas Diabetes and Asthma are on the rise. Chronic respiratory diseases account for…

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