After his mother’s arthritis was treated with natural prodicts, Maran G started selling packets of sprouts, then opened a cafe selling health drinks and soups in Tamil Nadu, India. Photo: Malaineer Girithar

How Indian cafe that serves natural health drinks and soups inspired dozens of others to open

  • After using natural remedies instead of surgery for his mother’s arthritis, Maran G began selling packets of remedies
  • Now he runs a successful cafe selling soups, juices and health foods and others are following suit
Topic |   Health and wellness

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After his mother’s arthritis was treated with natural prodicts, Maran G started selling packets of sprouts, then opened a cafe selling health drinks and soups in Tamil Nadu, India. Photo: Malaineer Girithar
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India has an estimated 200 million people living with mental health problems. Most have little or no access to professional help, but an online start-up is working to address this. Photo: Alamy

Indian start-ups’ online mental health counselling could help millions who lack access

  • In India, nearly 200 million people have mental health problems and there is fewer than one psychiatrist for every 100,000 people
  • Juno Clinic, a start-up, offers easy and relatively cheap access to online counselling from professionals
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India has an estimated 200 million people living with mental health problems. Most have little or no access to professional help, but an online start-up is working to address this. Photo: Alamy
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