Daily Archives: 24/05/2020


Last week I faced the task of telling brand-new parents that their 2-lb premature son needed emergency surgery. The conversation was all the more difficult because, surgery or no surgery, odds were he would die. They agreed to the procedure with one request: that we allow his grandparents and uncles the chance to meet him […]

Dehradun song

One of the 50th Anniversary of rarest BEATLE songs… ‘Dehradun’ by GEORGE HARRISON – It is one of the rarest Beatles’ songs. The words of the haunting song capture the gypsy-like spirit of the town, especially as it used to be in the sixties. The lyrics of the song: _‘Dehra Dehra Dun, _Dehra Dun Dun_ […]

Psychosocial Support for Children during COVID-19

   A Manual for Parents and Caregivers    FOREWORD As COVID-19 pandemic continues to expand in India and in the world, only one thing is certain: the current outbreak will have profound impact not only in the health and economic situation, but also on the psychosocial well-being of societies across nations. […]


The nationwide lockdown will no longer help India in its fight against COVID-19, and in its place community-driven containment, isolation and quarantine strategies have to be brought into play, leading virologist Shahid Jameel said. Also watch: Bihar, UP begin to witness a sudden spike in coronavirus cases (Video by News18)Click to expand Ad 00:25 – up […]

HCQ advisory

 भारतीय आयु वि ान अनुसंधान प रषद वा ्य अनुसंधान वभाग, वा ्य और प रवार क याण म ं ालय, भारत सरकार Date: 22/05/2020 Revised advisory on the use of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as prophylaxis for SARS-CoV-2 infection (in supersession of previous advisory dated 23rd March, 2020) 1. Background The Joint Monitoring Group under […]