memoir

A doctor wrote in his prescription that I wouldn't live beyond six weeks. But I have always pulled through, defeating the doctor's bleak prognosis

Payel Bhattacharya

Monday, August 6, 2018

I sat down in a corner, and my every activity from morning till evening flashed before my eyes. I felt vulnerable, weak. What had I been doing all these years? I asked myself

Jinnie Gogia Chugh

Thursday, June 28, 2018

In the 21st century when people live such materialistic lives and machines have taken over most of the manual work, there are things which are still in the hands of humans

Garima Mehra

Friday, April 13, 2018

They all were complete strangers to me and they all came forward to help my son. I didn't need money but their gestures touched and transformed my life

Pukhraj Singh

Sunday, February 4, 2018

My tryst with Eman began on January 29, 2017. 4,500 miles away, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, in a distant suburb of the historical city of Alexandria lay a woman weighing almost 500 kg

Dr Aparna Govil Bhaskar

Friday, September 29, 2017

A surgeon feels most frustrated when he does not have a cure for his ailing patient. I too face it many a time--irreversible conditions where a surgeon feels helpless

Dr Anvay Mulay

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

She was a mystery to me. I could not understand why one would want to change one's sex. How could one feel 'trapped' (a word often used by people wanting to undergo a sex change surgery) in his/her ow...

Dr Ashish Rai

Friday, May 12, 2017

He was in coma, had bandages all over his body. A jumble of tubes were attached to his body. His pulse was feeble and the oxygen saturation in his blood was way too low

Dr Rajesh Gupta

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A radioactive substance was injected in my blood to kill all the cancer cells in my body. And I had to be confined to a room for 3 days till the time my body stopped emitting radiations

Parag Pevekar

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Anmol was born on 18 June, he will turn 25 this year. What a cheerful, carefree, caring child he was! He was a charmer, his giggles had filled our world with happiness

Madan Mohan Juneja

Saturday, March 18, 2017

I know that seizures can invade and attack anytime but I have learnt to live with them

Subi Samuel

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The baby was premature, born in 28th week of pregnancy. She was 730 grams, her lungs were not fully developed

Dr Sunil Agrawal

Sunday, February 19, 2017

It did not take me long to realise the harsh reality of a surgeon's life. I was doing my MCh when, one day...

Dr Saurabh Gupta

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

It was a sunny afternoon. Kusum had a long to-do-list for our new house in Gurgaon. She was excited

Vivek Tomar

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A part of me died too that day. Kala was my twin-we were not just born together, but remained glued together for the rest of our lives

Malini Sivaram

Saturday, January 28, 2017

The department was equipped with an  ECG machine. Those days, we used two buckets for the feet and right arm

Dr S Padmavati

Saturday, January 14, 2017

She weighed about 140 kg, but unlike most of my patients, her main concern was not her weight.

Dr Aparna Govil Bhaskar

Thursday, December 29, 2016

I lost and found myself in pursuit of happiness

I sat down in a corner, and my every activity from morning till evening flashed before my eyes. I felt vulnerable, weak. What had I been doing all these years? I asked mys....

Fetal surgeries can help save children from lifelong deformities and illness: Dr Mohan Abraham

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The event will bring together individuals, public, private and civil society members who have been involved in the design and implementation of health care i...