Monday, October 18, 2021

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Wait for sanitary napkins in colleges continues

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An enforced, deadly cold turkey

Alcohol withdrawal proved to be a big problem during the months of the pandemic, for hospitals and patients alike. Hospitals in Bengaluru said that they were not prepared to deal with the sudden rise in alcohol withdrawal cases during the Covid lockdowns. Most beds in the hospitals were reserved for Covid patients and the Maternal […]

burnout Mental Health Pandemic

Burnouts no longer uncommon

According to psychologists, one out of four individuals today experience burnout. Many people are now facing increased burnouts as a result of exhaustion as they feel they  have not been able to meet expectations. Dr. Akash Vishwakarma, Clinical Psychologist at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS) said, “the pandemic has triggered burnout cases […]

Bangalore Covid-19 Hakki Pikki tribal

Covid-19 hit Hakki Pikki harder

During Covid-19, the Scheduled Tribe (ST) of Hakki Pikki did not receive any government assistance in education and business opportunities. Located on the outskirts of Bengaluru, the children of the Hakki Pikki tribe live with a school that has been shut for months. “We have no school today, so we are playing,” said Arjun, a […]