On a particularly busy morning session, I heard a loud voice outside, protesting the lack of professionalism and efficiency in the clinic, and the futility of taking appointments. The palpable scorn on his face as he walked in with a child that did not look sick at all, because I…


No sooner does a child reach the 10th standard (or sometimes even earlier!) than the parents go into a familiar ‘anxious about child’s future’ mode. Whispers of “board exams”, “crucial year” and “sacrifices for the future” begin to fill the air, and discussions about tuitions, training institutes for professional courses…

Naveen Kini

Hi! I'm a consultant pediatrician, practicing in Bengaluru for the last 28 years. I am passionate about children and their wellbeing, and that of people too!

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