Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: maternity facilities

  • The curse of the blessing

    Medha PandeNainital, India For the wedding of a second cousin, I visited my ancestral village for the first time at the age of twenty-five. The tiny hamlet is in a quaint, expansive valley in the middle Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India. The once prosperous region is struggling under the pressure of out-migration to the plain areas.1…