“Maybe because I am a woman, I could understand human issues better” — Dr Alka Deshpande

Dr Alka Deshpande has developed an ‘Indian’ method of dealing with AIDS that has been recognised internationally

From her secondary school education in a class that was a side-room of a temple at Peth-Wadgaon in Kolhapur, Maharashtra to becoming a WHO-recognised expert in dealing with HIV/AIDS, has been a journey of grit and dedication for Dr Alka Deshpande. She was awarded the Padma Shri in...

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