India’s unmet needs and challenges of people living with psoriasis

  • Dr. Ratna Devi | Tamanna Sachdeva
  • October 27, 2022
  • Psoriasis
  • Indian Express Healthcare

On World Psoriasis Day 2022, Dr Ratna Devi, CEO and Co-founder, DakshamA Health and Tamanna Sachdeva, Manger-projects, DakshamA Health emphasises that patients with psoriasis can overcome stigma and discrimination if society becomes more inclusive through large-scale awareness campaigns

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Where You Live Should Not Determine If You Live

  • Dr. Ratna Devi
  • September 05, 2022
  • AMR

During its 125-year anniversary celebrations, Roche is hosting a series of live events to inspire and stimulate fresh thinking on healthcare. On 5 September, three eminent panellists debate the urgent challenges of access to healthcare in Asia.

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Article Featured in Indian Medical Parliamentarians Forum

  • Newsletter
  • January-April , 2022
  • Vol.8

Stroke Support Alliance : An Initiative of DakshamA Health

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Round Table Meeting With HIV, TB and NCD Stakeholder

  • Global week for Action on NCDs
  • August 30, 2022
  • AMR

Given NCD Alliance’s recognition of how the bi-directional relationship between NCDs, HIV and TB reduces quality of life, undermines treatment outcomes and leads to premature mortality, integration of cross-learnings from the different health sectors, including making a case for increased investments and enhancing recognition of dual burden of diseases is essential. An in-person Round Table meeting was conducted by DakshamA Health (HIA member) and HIA on 30th August 2022.

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Rare Diseases in Public Health

  • Session I: Equity in the representation of Rare Diseases in Public Health agenda
  • February 19, 2022
  • AMR

This International Rare Diseases Day 2022, we take a critical look at the representation of rare diseases (RDs) in the health agenda and policy of the country and seek answers to the following questions:. Do RDs receive equal representation with common diseases in the country’s health agenda and policies in the public and private sectors? How can we ensure equity in the representation of RDs in public health programmes and in health systems delivery? How do we ensure equity in the representation of RDs in the private sector?

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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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