Swasthyashree – Doctor’s Advice at Your Doorstep


Magazine Review:

‘Swasthyashree’- Doctor’s Advice at Your Doorstep


 Bhubaneswar: A magazine that brings doctor’s and expert’s advice at your doorstep and answers your personal health queries certainly draws attention. ‘Swasthyashree’, the quarterly health magazine in Odia language, thus holds the eyes of hundreds of families for its rich bouquet of advices covering from common ailments to complicated diseases.

‘‘We target all sections of people at the family and try to address their needs as far as information and medical advices on different ailments are concerned. We focus on the most common diseases that bother people the most’’, says Mr. Debarchan Rath, Editor, ‘Swasthyashree’.

The sixth year’s second issue of the magazine is now on the stands. The 60 pages of the magazine is devoted to relevant topics covering child and mother health, adolescent health care, old age health issues, life style subjects like food and sleeping habits etc. In addition, the magazine is full of brief but useful filler items that spread a variety of angles on health and hygiene.

‘‘Renowned doctors are regularly contributing on common and complicated ailments and medical issues and that is our strength’’, says Mrs. Pranati Parida, Managing Editor, ‘Swasthyashree’. ‘‘We sincerely look at the day-to-day health issues of people and address them with simple but illustrative articles and write ups’’, adds Mrs. Parida.

‘Swastthysshree’ is being regularly published from Bhubaneswar (Odisha) for the last 5 years and it has earned a good reputation among its readers across the state. Renowned cardiologist and writer Dr. K. P. Mishra is associated with the publication as editorial advisor. The editorial board includes experienced medical personalities like Dr. Dullav Parichha, Dr. Sarojini Sarangi, Dr. Narendra Prasad Hota and Dr. G. C. Satpathy.

‘Brain Stroke’ by Dr. B. S. Dash, ‘Unwanted Pregnancy’ by Dr. Kalyanai Dash, ‘Passive Smoking…’ by Dr. Rama Raman Sarangi, ‘Polio-free World…’ by Dr. G. C. Satpathy, ‘Issues relating to Sleeplessness…’ by Dr. Damodar Bindhani and ‘Manic Depression…’ by Dr. Nilamadhav Rath are some highlights of this issue. Other attractions include the health mantra of ex-hockey skipper of India Mr. Dillip Tirkey.

‘Swasthyashree’ happens to be the first health and life style magazine in Odia language. It draws attention of the reader for its rich contents, structured approach in content management, and neat and illustrative production.

For sending articles and feedbacks one can contact the Editor at swasthyashree@gmail.com.


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