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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) - Rising threat to public health

  • Dr. Ratna Devi and Tamanna Sachdeva
  • November 25, 2021
  • AMR

In a recent bulletin, WHO recommended that Antimicrobial Stewardship activities should be integrated as a component of the COVID-19 pandemic response across the broader healthcare spectrum.

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Are post-stroke complications pushing young stroke survivors towards lowered quality of life and disability?

  • Dr. Ratna Devi and Tamanna Sachdeva
  • November 08, 2021
  • Stroke

Dr Ratna Devi, CEO, DakshamA Health and Tamanna Sachdeva, Project Officer Policy, DakshamA Health talks about post-stroke complications
Stroke-cerebrovascular accident (CVA) and a non-communicable disease is the second leading cause of death worldwide with an annual mortality rate of about 5.5 million. 1 in 4 over the age of 25 will experience a stroke in their lifetime. According to the World Stroke Organization global fact sheet over 80 million people...

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Is India ready to manage the increasing burden of diabetes?

  • Dr. Ratna Devi and Tamanna Sachdeva
  • November 15, 2021
  • Diabetes

Dr Ratna Devi, CEO, DakshamA Health and Tamanna Sachdeva, Project Officer Policy, DakshamA Health talks about rising burden of diabetes in India and way forward
According to IDF Diabetes Atlas (2021), globally 537 million adults (20-79 years) are living with diabetes. This number is predicted to rise to 643 million by 2030 and 784 million by 2045. Diabetes is responsible for about 6.7 million deaths in 2021 – 1 every 5 seconds. Diabetes caused at least USD 966 billion dollars ...

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