Where have all the nurses gone??

Youcare analyses the exodus of nursing workers from India to overseas for job opportunities and the current healthcare scenario in India and its challenges. Continue reading Where have all the nurses gone??

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Green House Project: Future of elder care in India

The world is ageing. And so are its inhabitants. To put it in perspective, the no of people above the age of 60 in the world in 2008 were over 506 million. This number was to grow upto 1.3 billion by 2040. India and China are to have over 50% of these seniors in their country. And to see the overall picture, by 2021 the … Continue reading Green House Project: Future of elder care in India

Unemployed or Unemployable

This is first of a two part blog highlighting the plight of the informal job sector in India and what needs to be done to mitigate the risk of a largely unemployable youth populace. In a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Labour Relations, it was found that India despite being on an upward trajectory is still struggling to create more jobs and employers … Continue reading Unemployed or Unemployable

Indian Women: The dormant power

According to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends 2013 report , India’s labour force participation rate (LFPR) for women fell from just over 37 per cent in 2004-05 to 29 per cent in 2009-10 till 27.4 per cent in 2015-16. Out of 131 countries with available data, India ranks 11th from the bottom in female labour force participation. Data for these years throws up a worrying … Continue reading Indian Women: The dormant power

Happy Elders!!Happy Families!!

“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count. It`s the life in your years that matter” : Abraham Lincoln A recent study has shown that feeling of happiness in families increases by a staggering 50% if the elders in the house are reportedly happy and contented with their lives. As over 10 crore Indians cross the age of 60 … Continue reading Happy Elders!!Happy Families!!

Finding and building a start up

Recently, our team was honoured to be a part of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Summit held by CIIE and Chandigarh Angel Network at SD College, Chandigarh. Invited to pitch our business story in front of an esteemed jury of eminent personalities and investors from the town, also in audience were hundreds of budding student entrepreneurs. The session was thoughtfully moderated bringing many aspects of starting-up … Continue reading Finding and building a start up

Becoming a parent is tough but finding help is easy.

One of the most stressful questions a new parent confronts is, “Who’s going to take care of my baby when I go back to work?” Figuring out the answer to that question is often not easy. More than 1,000 parents were surveyed nationwide about their child care experiences; a third reported difficulty finding care. Searching far and wide, finding little Shibani Bedi, a new mother who lives in … Continue reading Becoming a parent is tough but finding help is easy.