What is Medicine Corner?

What is Medicine Corner?

Medicine Corner is a programme of activity exploring India’s rich plurality of cultures of medicine, healing and well-being. We range across time, regions and knowledge systems. Through exhibitions, music, media arts and live events across the country, incurably curious audiences in India will encounter an aesthetically seductive, intellectually rich mix of art, science and the extraordinary in everyday life.

Medicine Corner is a programme of activity exploring India’s rich plurality of cultures of medicine, healing and well-being. We range across time, regions and knowledge systems. Through exhibitions, music, media arts and live events across the country, incurably curious audiences in India will encounter an aesthetically seductive, intellectually rich mix of art, science and the extraordinary in everyday life.

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Trick or Treat?

TRICK OR TREAT?

PROPORTION OF GLOBAL CASES OF FAKE MEDICINE ORIGINATING FROM INDIA
75%

According to TAXUD statistics released by the European Commission in 2005

At Independence in 1947, at-birth life expectancy in India was around 37 years. Today it is 64 for men and 68 for women. Polio and smallpox have been eradicated. The probability of dying before age 5 is gradually decreasing. Immunisations against measles and other diseases are gradually increasing. But despite its achievements, India still lags behind many other nations in healthcare. The World Health Organisation offers a snapshot of how India compares to the rest of the world

At Independence in 1947, at-birth life expectancy in India was around 37 years. Today it is 64 for men and 68 for women. Polio and smallpox have been eradicated. The probability of dying before age 5 is gradually decreasing. Immunisations against measles and other diseases are gradually increasing. But despite its achievements, India still lags behind many other nations in healthcare. The World Health Organisation offers a snapshot of how India compares to the rest of the world

China has 1 doctor per 500 people.
Click to find the corresponding figure in India

WHO 2012 study

SEE THE MEDICINE CORNER MUSIC VIDEO MADE BY INDIAN AV COLLECTIVE BLOT!



India’s prominent electronic arts collective BLOT! has been documenting informal medicine in India for Medicine Corner, and has come up with a fun music video which is also the trailer for the project!

Learn more about the making of this video >>

SEE THE MEDICINE CORNER MUSIC VIDEO MADE BY INDIAN AV COLLECTIVE BLOT!



India’s prominent electronic arts collective BLOT! has been documenting informal medicine in India for Medicine Corner, and has come up with a fun music video which is also the trailer for the project!

Learn more about the making of this video >>

Dive into some of the work done on this project till now

Dive into some of the work done on this project till now

COLLABORATORS

COLLABORATORS

We have been working with some amazingly talented folk to uncover and reflect on all the many ways that India does health. Each of these collaborators bring their unique talents to charting marvellously complex territory. All are making waves in their professional lives, and are explorers of the human condition.

We have been working with some amazingly talented folk to uncover and reflect on all the many ways that India does health. Each of these collaborators bring their unique talents to charting marvellously complex territory. All are making waves in their professional lives, and are explorers of the human condition.



BLOT!


BLOT!



Lina Vincent


Lina Vincent

TEAM

TEAM

At the heart of Medicine Corner, a couple of enthusiastic professionals are working behind the scenes to develop partnerships and projects, and to make sure everything happens as it’s supposed to – more or less! They believe in the power of cake.

At the heart of Medicine Corner, a couple of enthusiastic professionals are working behind the scenes to develop partnerships and projects, and to make sure everything happens as it’s supposed to – more or less! They believe in the power of cake.


Ratan Vaswani


Ratan Vaswani



Supriya Menon


Supriya Menon

Browse Wellcome Images

Browse Wellcome Images

Wellcome Images is one of the world’s richest image libraries, with themes ranging from medical and social history to contemporary healthcare and biomedical science. Explore this specially curated set of Indian images from the collection right here.

Wellcome Images is one of the world’s richest image libraries, with themes ranging from medical and social history to contemporary healthcare and biomedical science.Explore this specially curated set of Indian images from the collection right here.


davakhana
bavasir
vyayam
jeevansukh

suppliment
dentist
sexbook
stoneclinic

bonesetter
jaundice

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