Author: Dr. Barnali Bhattacharya

The Poinsettias: An Ode to Asifa

Two doctors, Barnali and Patrick, who studied in AFMC, Pune, many moons ago, corroborated to pen a soulful piece, a prose-poem by Patrick, and a poem by Barnali, as an homage to an eight-year-old girl, Asifa, who was brutally gang-raped and murdered. A Different Truths exclusive. She is a happy child-woman: a girl of the […]

Bronchial Asthma in Children

Asthma is on the rise globally because of urbanisation, industrialisation, environmental pollution and global warming. Globally there are about 150 million asthmatics, of which 50% are children. In India nearly 5-8% of our children suffer from asthma. Here’s a special article by Pune-based Dr Barnali Bhattacharya, Consultant Paediatrics and Asthma Specialist, on the occasion of […]