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Dr Siddhartha Sahu

Dr Siddhartha Sahu

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The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social i ...more

The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social issues and higher education.

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An Empowered Odisha Medical Service Is Of Top Priority To Battle Covid-19
An Empowered Odisha Medical Service Is Of Top Priority To Battle Covid-19

The present health care system in Odisha gives neither a voice nor authority to doctors. Policy decisions are made with no reference to the stakeholders. With all of us having a lot to learn of...

Pediatric care in Odisha needs brace up as Covid 3rd wave knocks
Paediatric Care Infra In Odisha Needs Brace Up As 3rd Wave Knocks

Odisha is busy in its war against the ongoing second wave. It is equally important to consider planning and working on strategies to face the third wave at this juncture.

Ratha Jatra 2021 Odisha
Rath Yatra Amid Covid: Can't Puri Model Be Replicated In Other Ancient Jagannath Temples In Odisha?

Many a devotee who silently hoped that Jagannath Rath Yatra would happen in all famous temples of Odisha are left disappointed.

Puri Jagannath Temple, Sri Mandir 1
Puri Jagannath Temple Administration Working On Mahaprabhu's Blessings!

To understand the present-day situation of the Puri Jagannath temple administration, one needs to understand how it was originally designed. The recorded history of Srimandir is a long and interesting one.

Black fungus - Mucormycosis causes and treatment
Shades Of Grey In Black Fungus

Mucor is a fungus that is present everywhere around us and can cause mucormycosis or black fungus. Black fungus only causes disease in people with extremely poor immunity.

Transmission of Covid-19 through dead
Being Humane To The Covid-Dead Need Of The Hour

Are Indian rules too strict and impersonal? The CDC is of the opinion that the risk of acquiring infection from a dead body is extremely low. Till date there is no hard evidence that Covid-19...

coronavirus in rural Odisha
The Greatest Good For The Greatest Numbers: Reducing Mortality In Rural Odisha

Every rural community in Odisha needs designated workers who will help them use the technology platforms to secure hospital beds and vaccine slots.

Cyclone in the times of Covid-19
Cyclone In The Times Of Covid-19!

A cyclone can snap the power supply to Covid hospitals. Even if power is restored in a few hours, many could die in a matter of minutes. Hospitals must maintain fuel reserves of a few...

The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social issues and higher education.