Diarrhoea and pneumonia are big killers in slums in India, where health care workers often prescribe the wrong drugs. Photo: Andrew Aitchison

Indian children prescribed wrong medication for diarrhoea and pneumonia

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Diarrhoea and pneumonia are big killers in slums in India, where health care workers often prescribe the wrong drugs. Photo: Andrew Aitchison
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Amrit Dhillon

Amrit Dhillon

Amrit used to work for the BBC in London but decided to return to her country of origin, India, over 15 years ago. Apart from travel articles, she reports on every aspect of Indian society. Rajasthan is her favourite state because of the magnificence of its forts and palaces, the great Thar Desert, exquisite handicrafts, and a colour palette so glorious it can lift the lowest spirits.