One Health: The Need for Intersections Between Human, Animal and Environmental Health
This is an integrated approach to healthcare that can be adopted as a preventive measure against zoonotic diseases. But will One Health find its ground in India, or become yet another underexplored idea?
Reimagining Public Spaces for the Urban Poor Post COVID-19
For the poor and socially marginalized groups already living on the edge in India's cities, the pandemic has dealt a severe blow, isolating them physically, socially and economically. Access to public spaces can transform the lives they lead.
Social and Emotional Learning Can Help Indian Schools Deal With the Mental Impacts of...
India needs to develop a contextualised framework for Social and Emotional Learning to address the pandemic's mental impacts on students and caregivers.
How Community-Based Learning Supports Students and Families in the Long Run
“During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there was complete uncertainty about colleges reopening and the kind of future I would have,” recalls Dhanashree Madigalekar, a...
Caged and Cramped Animals, Pandemic-Hit Revenues: Why Does India Still Have Zoos?
When animals’ lives are compromised in poorly monitored zoos, why does India continue to operate them?
Mental Health in an Age of Productivity: The Collective Cost of Our Activism
When our worth is tied to how quickly we produce results, activism becomes dehumanizing—& has clear repercussions on the mental health of Indian activists.
What We Have Learnt From Conducting Telephonic Health Surveys During the Pandemic
With all its challenges and breakthroughs over the past two years, telephonic data collection has proven to be a useful alternative for in-person data collection methods, albeit entirely new.
Personalized Adaptive Learning for Post-Pandemic Education
“Teaching at the Right Level” (TaRL) can ensure that India’s students suffer minimal educational and economic consequences as a result of the pandemic.
From Maharashtra, With Love: Nine Recommendations on Improving Public Education In the New Normal
The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a harsh light on the vulnerabilities and challenges faced by students across the world. Students, teachers, and parents have...
B.O.L.D. Policy Actions to Ensure Optimal Public Health and Nutrition in India
As the National Nutrition Month—or Rashtriya Poshan Maah— begins this September, renewed commitment, relentless advocacy, robust policy, and reassuring action on the ground is expected from the government at every level.