The National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy (NDSAP) of 2012 provides basic guidelines which need to be further reinforced if India has to enter into an era of truly shared and open data.
Following in the footsteps of California, Maryland has proposed, and passed, the “Keep Antibiotics Effective Act of 2017”, which bans routine antibiotic use in animals. This is a vital legislative measure to ameliorate the shocking statistics on antibiotic use which was first brought to the limelight by a 2011 report from the FDA, which stated …
In the wake of President Trump’s proposed budget cuts in the NIH and foreign aid, the Chief Medical Officer of Partners in Health, a non-profit co-founded by Dr. Paul Farmer, writes in to express how vital these funds are for global as well as local well being.
The Match 2017 took place in an environment of extreme political uncertainty about the status of international graduates coming to the US to study medicine. Amidst concerns that this could be a bad year for IMGs to match, the NRMP has come out with the advanced statistics of this year’s match. I have tried to find some trends and see whether the fear of IMGs being shunned by residency programs is true or not.
The blueprint of the 2018 US budget has been published and the deep cuts proposed in the foreign aid programs has sent jitters throughout the globe. Will global public health stand to lose as America strives to be Great Again?
It seems like a legal alternative to the Alexandra Elbakyan’s Sci-Hub enterprise has cropped up, which promises to free paywalled articles and provide legal access to them!
This post discusses some of the safeguards put in place to ensure the adequate prevention, control and treatment of water-borne diseases in India.