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Edmond Fernandes

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Long term health consequences of Cyclone Fani

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Edmond Fernandes Human altruism gets faded out, once the newspapers and primetime television channels stop covering the disaster. The communities are left behind to deal with the consequences for themselves. Relief organizations and military teams come by and ... More »

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A philosophical narrative in real time

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Edmond Fernandes Fond recollection of historical times, serves to remind us that healthcare is integral to human survival. The problem of hubris & special interests stops the speedy progress of healthcare around the world. Healthcare by all governments must be... More »

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Tobacco, public health and the battle of Waterloo

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Edmond Fernandes One might wonder what the Battle of Waterloo has got to do with public health and tobacco in the first place. Waterloo served as a turning point in world history. It marked the end of Napoleon Bonaparte, one of the greatest commanders in world... More »

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The age of Rahul Gandhi & Narendra Modi

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Edmond Fernandes The General elections 2019 is fast approaching and political out-reaches have started. In all those popular conversations, dinner table talks, the idea of healthcare continues to be unheard.   The idea of health as a human right sets in legal ... More »

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Global health is global wealth: Our world

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Edmond Fernandes I returned recently from my trip in the EU region furthering healthcare agenda in length and breadth in selected nations to build a more inclusive co-operation. On the other end, the world also witnessed the conclusion of different programs li... More »

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Idea of ‘Door-step Doctor’ for the new age

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Edmond Fernandes “The door-step doctor will revolutionise modern medicine and will inject an infectious consciousness of change among the populace. The will to get here is what visionary governance and commerce must work to achieve.” I grew… via TOI Blog More »