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Thursday, Oct 24, 2019
Sanchita Sharma

Sanchita Sharma


Sanchita is the health & science editor of the Hindustan Times. She has been reporting and writing on public health policy, health and nutrition for close to two decades. She is an International Reporting Project fellow from Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and was part of the expert group that drafted the Press Council of India’s media guidelines on health reporting, including reporting on people living with HIV.

articles by Sanchita Sharma (1524 results)
Aug 04, 2019 11:42
There are several plant sources proteins, but except for soy, most are “incomplete proteins” because they are missing one or more of nine essential amino acids, the building blocks of protein. read more
Aug 02, 2019 05:21
After tweaks, the bill, which seeks to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body, will be back in the Lok Sabha. read more
Aug 01, 2019 23:00
Set to replace the Indian Medical Council Act that regulates medical education in India, the NMC bill has been called a visionary reform by supporters and an assault on the medical profession by critics, almost all of whom are doctors. read more
Jul 30, 2019 11:40
Trevor Mundel says India is not just making vaccines but making them within a quality system, has not been accomplished, broadly, and that is the unique aspect India has brought to the game. read more
Jul 28, 2019 05:18
While much larger in scale, PM-JAY expanded on several aspects of RSBY’s PPP model, such as scheme design, involvement of the private sector, use of contracts, incentives given and overall administrative structure to offer provider plurality without... read more
Jul 23, 2019 02:01
The research further establishes that this low lean mass has been a constant in South Asians for almost 11,000 years. read more
Jul 21, 2019 00:36
Short bursts of bright light from electronic screens make it more difficult to fall back to sleep. read more
Jul 17, 2019 08:56
In an interview with HT, Dr Vardhan said delivering Comprehensive Primary Health Care through health and wellness centres (HWC) is a key component of national health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat. read more
Jul 16, 2019 23:55
Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan speaks about the firefighting his ministry has done over seven weeks and its plans for the next five years. read more
Jul 11, 2019 05:43
According to a UN report, India will overtake China to become the world’s most populous country in 2027. read more
Jul 04, 2019 22:50
There were 26,249 H1N1 cases and 1,082 deaths till June 30 this year, which is 70% more than the 15,266 cases reported till the end of 2018, according to IDSP data of the Union health ministry. read more
Jun 30, 2019 04:06
There are massive disparities within states, with Kerala’s NMR of six being less than a fifth of Odisha and Madhya Pradesh’s NMR of 32, which is the highest in India. read more
Jun 26, 2019 00:00
Kerala emerged at the top of the Niti Aayog’s second Healthy States, Progressive India report, while Bihar figured in the bottom three – second only to Uttar Pradesh, which earned scores significantly lower than others. read more
Jun 23, 2019 04:35
Established disease protocols including specific case definition, contact tracing, treatment and clinical management were closely followed. read more
Jun 20, 2019 07:07
AES, mainly blamed on viruses, is characterized by fever and neurological manifestations like mental disorientation and delirium. The disease has killed over 100 people in recent days in Bihar, mainly in Muzaffarpur. read more