… my experiences in India

Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

“All I need is the air that I breathe…”

November 8, 2007

The Hollies had a point with this lyric… breathing brings life. In urban India breathing brings an early death. Good air quality is not a priority in a country where the infant mortality rate is 68 (UK is 7). However, I think pollution is a causal factor in the poor health of pregnant women and […]

Fruit and Veg

September 13, 2007

The Observer printed an article on Sunday that revealed “all expectant mothers are to be given a one-off payment of around £120 that they will be encouraged to spend on fresh fruit and vegetables as a way of protecting their children from diseases and incurable conditions later in life”. Fantastic! As long as the mothers […]