In his talk on efforts of ICMR in containment of Nipah virus outbreak, Dr R R Gangakhedkar, head of the Epidemiology division, admitted that the episode was a learning experience on their preparedness.
As part of Lancet’s own commitment, all 18 Lancet group journals committed to refreshing their editorial advisory boards to include at least 50 per cent women members. But Godbole said she was not too happy about the 50 per cent target.
Six months ago, The Lancet published a theme issue on women in science, medicine and global health (#LancetWomen) that raised concerns about systemic gender bias impeding the advancement of and equity for women in these fields.
The report, a part of their assessment of air pollution in various cities, shows that the PM2.5 levels in Pune varied between 43.4 and 69.2 micrograms per cubic metre, with an overall average of 56.3 micrograms per cubic metre.
The legislation will unfortunately provide no relief to Muslim women as instead of adopting a secular common law like the domestic violence Act which is already available, this law has criminalised the process, social activist Razia Patel said.
The project that took off in 2015 has now, in a remarkable achievement, been able to make at least four such low-income localities free of “avoidable” blindness, blindness that can be treated or prevented by cost-effective means.
Dr Nagsen Lokhande, medical officer at the PHC, Wagholi, said the daily OPD is nothing less than 300 patients. In 2018-19, the PHC registered an OPD attendance of 74,882. This year till date, the centre has registered an OPD of 14,421.
The study combined data from medical studies and grey literature — such as conference abstracts, reports and theses — for which participants reported their experiences of menstrual cups or their willingness to use them.