Articles by: Dr Harleen Shergill

Mankind’s Struggle Against Zoonotic Diseases….a self fulfilling prophecy

Mankind’s Struggle Against Zoonotic Diseases….a self fulfilling prophecy

As we make virtue out of necessity by celebrating Earth Day, Environment Day, Water Day….a pandemic like Covid-19 only debunks our claims to protect and respect nature. In the course of evolution, as we graduated from animal kingdom to human kingdom and exerted our dominance fueled and fooled by our belief of superiority and arrogance about our superior intelligence, the[Read More…]

by 18/06/2021 0 comments World
The Explosion of Choices

The Explosion of Choices

Barack Obama wore only blue and grey suits during his tenure in the White House, Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs sport the same clothes day after day. When rational individuals aim at maximizing their utility,  choices become imperative to maximize satisfaction and in turn to heighten ones happiness. Then, why these highly successful people restricted their choices in clothing? Not[Read More…]

To Be Empowered Is A Choice Than Fait Accompli….

To Be Empowered Is A Choice Than Fait Accompli….

Adam and Eve descended together on this planet. They coexisted and evolved through time, struggling for domination and power constantly. Then why, after thousands of years of cohabitation women are still waiting to be empowered by the gender which arrived at the same time as them. In the race of the two sexes, have women been left behind or to[Read More…]

by 06/03/2021 0 comments Patriarchy
India’s Growing Disease Burden… Will Healthcare Budget Suffice?

India’s Growing Disease Burden… Will Healthcare Budget Suffice?

The global health emergency that jolted the world from its slumber made us realize the value and importance of health, probably the only positive outcome of the pandemic. Baring few nations, others struggled hard to cope with their crumbling health infrastructure. In India too, Health sector which had long been overshadowed and ignored in both priority and fund’s in the[Read More…]

by 09/02/2021 0 comments India
Abortion Rights and Abortion Laws In The Present Times

Abortion Rights and Abortion Laws In The Present Times

The term abortion has varied connotations and can lead to dissent many a times. It is a controversial issue which has been debated, protested and has political ramifications as well. The crucial decision of when to give birth touches chord with most of the women of 21st century as they have progressed much beyond their traditional assigned role to procreate[Read More…]

by 14/01/2021 1 comment World
The Power of the Powerless… Rise of the Indian Farmer

The Power of the Powerless… Rise of the Indian Farmer

India being an agrarian economy owes its development progress and emergence at global level to the unquestionable devotion, extreme hard work and selfless service of its farming community in making India not only self-sufficient in food grains but also a surplus food grain country. The Indian farmers have hardly ever been involved in demonstrations, protests or major agitations over the[Read More…]

by 24/12/2020 0 comments India