Dr. Namitha Kumar's Profile

MA - English, PhD (Psychology)

Dr. Namitha Kumar

Her deepest passion is working on human experience of disability. She holds a PhD in Psychology. She is also interested in experiences of chronic and genetic illnesses.

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National Rare Diseases Policy 2017 - An Incomprehensive, Flawed Approach

National Rare Diseases Policy 2017 - An Incomprehensive, Flawed Approach

The recently submitted national rare disease policy 2017 has serious flaws and gaps which need to be addressed before finalizing the policy document.

Health In Focus
World Sickle Cell Day 2017

World Sickle Cell Day 2017

Sickle Cell Disease is the most common genetic blood disorder globally and World Sickle Cell Day aims at raising awareness of this disorder.

Health Watch
India’s Struggle With Thalassemia: Can Only Gene Therapy Offer Complete Cure?

India’s Struggle With Thalassemia: Can Only Gene Therapy Offer Complete Cure?

The life and struggle of a person who suffers from beta thalassemia major, a rare genetic blood disorder, seen through the eyes of Gagandeep Singh Chandok

Health In Focus
World Thalassemia Day 2017

World Thalassemia Day 2017

World Thalassemia Day is marked on 8 May each year to bring about public awareness about this deadly blood disorder.

Health Watch
World Immunology Day 2017

World Immunology Day 2017

World Immunology Day was marked by Primary Immunodeficiency Patients Welfare Society and Aster CMI hospital on 26 April 2017

Health Watch