Kala-Azar

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  • Health policy 2017 moves from ‘sick care to wellness’

    Health policy 2017 moves from ‘sick care to wellness’

    Unveiling the National Health Policy which entails raising of public expenditure to 2.5 per cent of GDP from the current 2 per cent, Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Thursday said the new Health Policy 2017 prioritises investments and financing of......

    March 16, 2017
  • The Forgotten Legend

    The Forgotten Legend

    Upendranath Brahmachari (1875-1946), a doctor and a medical scientist, is widely acclaimed for his legendary work on kala-azar (visceral leishmaniasis). He discovered the most efficacious drug for its remedy named “urea stibamine” (1921) without which it might have been difficult......

    December 14, 2016