Month: January 2016

I Say Chaps

Reunion Of Stars

30000 ft above sea level where the clear blue sky diffluences  into the infinite, afloat in a 400 ton aircraft, I am sinking. Sinking into the ocean of faces. Faces which until two days ago were only remnants of facial impression their body and souls blurred by the dust of twenty years. Having almost lost their…
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Shabnam

Head held high, posture taut, prying eyes covered with proxy spectacles, legs stretched apart and hands akimbo. That was my first visual of her. As I entered the paediatric ward on the seventh floor of the hospital building, I saw her standing on the patient’s bed, enacting a teacher’s scold and an elderly staff affectionately…
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coconut water and kerala massage

shishirJune 9, 2014travel & leisure MESMERIZING KERALA: SMELL OF COCONUT WATER AND HERBAL MASSAGE When the going was busy , mind burdened with inexhaustible daily chores , ears rendered deaf by the hustle bustle of city traffic , eyes so fatigued of envisioning concrete establishment and human suffering that they refused to dream and when…
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January 5, 2016 1

Corruption in healthcare system…… Some thoughts

shishirJuly 3, 2014health, Indian Healthcare I was reading a times of India article published on the eve of doctors day which said , quoting British medical journal (BMJ) and the survey conducted by transparency international , its open secret that doctors are getting kickbacks for patient referrals and that Indian healthcare industry is plagued with widespread…
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January 5, 2016 0

Doctor’s Diary ….. welcome to Dadri

Welcome to Dadri   Mid April is the time of year when pleasant fragrance of spring starts to fade away and painful pangs of summer come knocking at Delhi’s door. It is the time of the year when schools reopen and children start exhibiting the excitement of new class , new bag and new books…
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January 5, 2016 2

Doctor’s Diary…….story -1

Private practice………my first encounter with reality   It was January 2003 when I left Bareilly to join Meerwati Nursing Home , Dadri ,a small town near Delhi .  As a paediatrician it was  my first independent assignment . Having  completed post graduation in paediatrics from one of the best medical college of Mumbai and the…
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Sugar Effect

shishirJune 17, 2014health It shouldn’t have come as a surprising and definitely not a shocking revelation to me , that my blood sugar levels were way above the normal values , considering the kind of sedentary lifestyle I was leading and also the strong family history of diabetes that I inherited , but still I…
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Vaccines ….its about setting our priorities right

shishirJuly 17, 2014 It was about the closing time of my consulting , I was about to pack off , the day’s work , when my receptionist called on the intercom to inform that there was patient who wants to show his three year old daughter , running high fever , but he looks poor…
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