Rajiv Tandon
Articles by Rajiv Tandon

Going the last mile: How to enable a graceful care journey for the elderly

Create a nationwide cadre of community-based nursing aides who are only dedicated to providing daily compassionate care to the care receiver. This service should be accessible to all Indians irrespective of where they stand in the social strata

Perhaps, training medical practitioners in humanities can be a small step in strengthening the health care system that can compassionately engage with “unfixable” experiences of pain, dying and caregiving. (Shutterstock)
Perhaps, training medical practitioners in humanities can be a small step in strengthening the health care system that can compassionately engage with “unfixable” experiences of pain, dying and caregiving. (Shutterstock)
Published on Sep 23, 2022 03:22 PM IST

The link between alcohol consumption and violence: The road to de-addiction 

A consequence of alcohol consumption is gendered domestic violence at home. To counter this, the government must set up interventions towards rehabilitation. 

Banning alcohol is not the solution, Build robust de-addiction infrastructure and increase the network of counselling and medical facilities that are dedicated to fighting this menace. (Unsplash)
Banning alcohol is not the solution, Build robust de-addiction infrastructure and increase the network of counselling and medical facilities that are dedicated to fighting this menace. (Unsplash)
Published on Apr 08, 2022 02:02 PM IST

Childhood pneumonia: India’s silent epidemic

While the pandemic played a part in this disregard of the killer disease, it also points to lack of awareness about the disease

The need of the moment is an extensive network of health care providers who are equipped to traverse every nook and corner of the country, diagnosing, treating, and referring patients to the nearest health care facility (Shutterstock)
The need of the moment is an extensive network of health care providers who are equipped to traverse every nook and corner of the country, diagnosing, treating, and referring patients to the nearest health care facility (Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 08, 2022 06:48 PM IST
ByRajiv Tandon and Lopamudra Ray Saraswati
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