Category Archives: Health Policy

Of Letters and Prayers-On Gandhi Jayanti

Collecting prayers and hymns is a part of many spiritual traditions. On occassion of Gandhi Jayanti we look back at some of the influences on Gandhi and the prayers which made him weave communities. LETTERS Tolstoy’s “Letter to a Hindu” … Continue reading

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Mutual Improvement Societies

“Herein lies the tragedy of the age: Not that men are poor, – all men know something of poverty. Not that men are wicked, – who is good? Not that men are ignorant, – what is truth? Nay, but that … Continue reading

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..what a modern Leonardo application would include

Discussing “How to think like Leonardo Da Vinci” by Michael Gelb with my son as part of our Reading sessions opened new insights. Why did the Renaissance take place when it did? For 1000 years prior, European accomplishments in the … Continue reading

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Re-negotiating contracts

What will happen to the old contracts when the workers return? This question has been coming up in our “Everyday History Society” in different ways. Some companies have promised to pay double salary to the workers who stayed behind and … Continue reading

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Everyday history -Burnout dissected

This Friday, our weekly meeting of “Everyday History Society” had a very interesting extended discussion on the issue of Burnout which we had examined in brief previously See blog: https://prashantbhatt.com/2012/05/20/check-burnout-forum/ Dr.V.Natarajan (Nattu Bhai) summarized the article findings and discussion of … Continue reading

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Check Burnout Forum

As part of our reading group, for the past week, we have had some interesting discussions and readings on the theme of “Burnout” Issues  of burnout in medical professionals-Doctors, paramedics, nurses, managers in health set-ups came out. Key features of … Continue reading

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Who is motivated? -Lessons from “Dog Biscuit”.

Who is motivated-I or the dog? The dog wants the biscuit, but it is I who wants it to move From “One more time, how do you motivate employees” Frederick Herzberg, Harvard Business Review 12th May-International Nurses Day is observed … Continue reading

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