Tackling child malnutrition in India’s largest slum

In central Mumbai, a stone’s throw from bustling Mahim Junction station, lies Asia’s second most populous slum. Sandwiched between the Western and Central railway lines and spanning just 2.39 square kilometres (that’s less than one square mile), Dharavi is home to somewhere between 800,000 and one million people. Daily life in

Intensive care – the ugly duckling of global health

Intensive care units (ICU), also called critical care or intensive therapy departments, are sections within a hospital that look after patients whose conditions are life-threatening and need constant, close monitoring and support from equipment and medication to keep normal body functions going. They have higher levels of staffing, specialist monitoring