Articles by P Srinivasan
A World Health Organisation (WHO) study said more than 5 crore Indians suffered from depression in 2015, and over 3 crore from anxiety disorders – major reasons for suicides.
Updated on Oct 09, 2017 08:49 PM IST
Many pregnant women are labourers and can’t come every week, so the move has been planned to ensure continuity in the food’s intake.
Updated on Oct 08, 2017 08:32 PM IST
Union ministry of health has issued an advisory to all states for the same. The advisory has been issued to the chief secretary of Rajasthan on September 22 through speed post.
Updated on Sep 27, 2017 07:24 PM IST
The Lifeline Express (LLE), a hospital on a train, came to the Barmer railway station to provide medical help to the disabled and rural poor from September 26 to October 16
Updated on Sep 24, 2017 07:01 PM IST
The Rajasthan health department started preparations to launch the second phase of community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) in January, officials said.
Updated on Sep 22, 2017 08:17 PM IST
Health counsellors at the Jaipuria hospital keep a watch on the queue at the registration counters and the patients showing swine flu symptoms are separated from the queue and sent to the respective doctors with their registration slips.
Updated on Sep 15, 2017 08:23 PM IST
The book, the minister said, will help agriculture supervisors diagnose pests and issue prescription slips, to be called Rajasthan Krishi Salaah Parchi, to disinfect cops and vegetables
Updated on Sep 13, 2017 07:24 PM IST
The probe team found that though the hospital has eight gynaecologists, the nursing staff was carrying out most of the deliveries.
Updated on Sep 05, 2017 08:50 PM IST
The Rajasthan government had set up a four-member committee to probe the infant deaths. The committee submitted its report on September 4.
Updated on Sep 05, 2017 08:36 PM IST
Nearly half of the maternal deaths in Rajasthan take place due to the delay by family members in deciding where they should take the pregnant woman for delivery, a social review has revealed.
Updated on Aug 31, 2017 08:04 PM IST
Though Rajasthan is being hailed as a model state for the implementation of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Technique (PCPNDT) Act, a few districts have shown little change or decline in the child sex ratio
Published on Aug 25, 2017 07:46 PM IST
Mothers who once benefited are returning as donors, mobile van units are gathering breast milk at their doors.
Updated on Aug 08, 2017 02:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times |P Srinivasan, Rhythma Kaul & Anesha George
This comes as good news as the World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7) begins since more than 7,500 women have donated more than 15 lakh millilitre of breast milk to save the lives of many newborns.
Updated on Aug 01, 2017 09:37 PM IST
Rajasthan will soon be producing date palm wine made through a process of natural fermentation. And coming up soon after are pomegranate and citrus wine.
Updated on Jul 20, 2017 11:52 AM IST
Prabhu Lal Saini also offered a solution to those rearing cows.
Updated on Jul 19, 2017 08:38 PM IST
Move aimed at ensuring ASHAs visit newborns for home-based care
Updated on Jul 05, 2017 08:32 PM IST
A non-government organisation (NGO) has taken the help of a doctor settled in the United States to cure people addicted to doda post (opium husk)
Updated on Jul 01, 2017 07:44 PM IST
People in Dausa’s many villages say that if they refuse to get the sentence saying that they were poor painted on their house, they might not get the benefits under the government’s food subsidy programme.
Updated on Jun 23, 2017 08:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Dausa | P Srinivasan
With hearing impaired people around to serve you, Vitthal’s Kitchen on Sahkar Marg guarantees you the serenity you look for at a restaurant
Updated on Jun 19, 2017 08:58 PM IST
It was for the first time that a green corridor, usually created for swift transportation of organs for transplantation, was created for transporting mother’s milk.
Updated on Jun 02, 2017 07:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur/ Ajmer | P Srinivasan
The 77-year-old professor, who has written chapters in botany books on the role of spirulina in fighting malnutrition, anaemia and some diseases, said Rajasthan is suitable for growing the alga.
Updated on May 22, 2017 07:12 PM IST
The room has remained closed though the state government pushes for breastfeeding to fight malnutrition and reduce neonatal mortality.
Updated on May 17, 2017 07:51 PM IST
Rajasthan banned sale of tobacco products, such as cigarettes and gutka, within 100 yards of health centres on Monday
Updated on May 15, 2017 08:09 PM IST
The state government has set up the milk bank at 11 government hospitals with an aim to reduce neonatal and infant mortality rates, and eradicate malnutrition
Updated on May 12, 2017 08:33 PM IST
Updated on May 10, 2017 08:26 PM IST
For the first time in India, Bikaner-based Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences has under taken a digital research work on anatomy of marine fish
Published on May 06, 2017 07:34 PM IST
Updated on May 01, 2017 08:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times | P Srinivasan, Baran
The traders at the fair are seething with resentment against gau rakshaks and police. Most of them are victims of harassment, extortion and even assault by cow vigilantes, and Khan’s death has only reinforced their anger.
Updated on Apr 30, 2017 08:23 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur |P Srinivasan and Salik Ahmad
The survey on ‘impact of social media and overindulgence in virtual internet world’, conducted by Jaipur-based NGO, Ace Society, also says that social media and such apps often create a false sense of virtual connection that makes an individual lonely and restless.
Updated on Mar 18, 2017 06:49 PM IST
Already reeling under a severe shortage of doctors, Rajasthan’s public health system has been further strained with 229 government doctors ‘missing’ for over a month.
Published on Mar 07, 2017 12:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | P Srinivasan