World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)

Headquartered at Geneva, Switzerland, World Intellectual Property Organisation, is a global forum for Intellectual Property (IP) service, policy, and information[1]. It is a self-funding agency of the United Nations with 193 members currently. WIPO is a force for progressive change, helping the world take into account public interest and developmental needs. One of their mainContinue reading “World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)”

The Legalisation of Marijuana: A Comparative Analysis

“The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world.” —Carl Sagan Marijuana is a psychoactive drug which originates from the dried tops of the Cannabis Sativa (hemp) plant, stem, seedsContinue reading “The Legalisation of Marijuana: A Comparative Analysis”

E-Health in India

In 2015, the Health Ministry had made plans to set up E-Health care systems in India, to promote and regulate the implementation of E-Health solutions and to set standards for the health sector. Electronic Health means to get aid and advice from doctors through the means of mobile phones and video chats. This program usesContinue reading “E-Health in India”

Reproductive Rights of Women

The rights of women have always been ignored and women have been considered inferior to men. Even today most societies in the world live with this taboo considering women a minority. Over the years many changes have taken place in the situation of women but not considerably. In a lot of countries especially in aContinue reading “Reproductive Rights of Women”

Healthcare Data Protection in India

India’s healthcare market is invariably changing. A growing healthcare market in India seems very majestic as it is expected to bring the latest medical technologies, recruitment of more employees, and improve the treatment level for us. But there can be more uncertainties, as it directly stimulates the healthcare IT sector to prevent any disclosure of critical informationContinue reading “Healthcare Data Protection in India”

Where does China lie on the Liability Ladder?

There is no doubt that the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19 has caused severe damage to people and economies of various countries across the globe. States such as Missouri and Texas in the US have moved to the courts for compensation for inflicting this “bioweapon” on the world[1]. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated, “thereContinue reading “Where does China lie on the Liability Ladder?”

COVID-19 and Violation of Rights

During the Covid-19 pandemic, countries around the world are implementing repressive means and methods to curb the spread and keep the situation under control. It is true that no nation was prepared for this sudden outbreak and the rules and regulations imposed aim at protecting the citizens from the health hazard.  For a country withContinue reading “COVID-19 and Violation of Rights”

Public Health: The Need to Shift from State to Concurrent List

As India is going through lockdown 3.0, the discipline demonstrated by the “Janta” during this period is commendable. It is conveying a beautiful message that citizen-government cooperation can be very effective in controlling the menace of the coronavirus. Wearing masks in public, washing hands regularly, using sanitizers and maintaining social distancing has become an importantContinue reading “Public Health: The Need to Shift from State to Concurrent List”