About

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The website “Caring for India” is run by me, KIRAN KUMBHAR. I am a medical doctor (BJ Medical College, Pune) and health policy graduate, and currently a PhD student at Harvard University, studying the history of medicine and history of science. I have been writing about healthcare, history, and culture in India for the past several years, with contributions to the Times of India, HuffPost, Wire, Scroll, Swaddle among others. My PhD topic is the history of trust and distrust in biomedical doctors in post-independence India.

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  1. I appreciate both your articles on Dr BcRoy as well the transplant saga of Dr PK send.
    Happy to know that I are from Konkan region, we are about100 MD Medicine physicians in this area & incidentally I am president of API Konkan chapter, work at Khopoli

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  2. Thank you very much! I did not receive notifications for comments before, so am seeing this today for the first time. Apologies for the delayed response.

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  3. Namaskar Dr Kulkarni. Thank you for your appreciation. Very happy to know about the API Konkan chapter. Best wishes for both your practice and the administrative work.

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