Dr (Mrs) Pushpajeet Sidhu Phadke, a practising allopath - and homeopath by interest - has been actively involved for almost three decades in primary health-care services. She has chosen to take a holistic approach towards dispensing affordable and viable solutions for preventive and curative health care. She is a consultant with SM Sehgal Foundation in Mewat, Har yana, where she trains health workers, building bridges between traditional concepts and practices and modern medicine. Having travelled and practised in several states across the country, she has written for magazines and journals and continues to work with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on health care. Author of The Penguin India Guide to Women's Health and First Aid Guide, Dr P.S. Phadke has diverse experience in research, writing and scripting medical programmes for TV.