Healthcare

“Our Handwriting May Be Bad, But Our Message is Clear”: Doctors Are Worried About...

What roles can doctors play in communicating the ill effects of air pollution to patients, and can their role go beyond hospitals?
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Centering the Community in Rural Mental Health Care

Here's a look at how community-led interventions can be used to improve mental health care in rural India.

UP’s Population Control Bill Unlikely to Stand the Test of Courts, Discriminates Against Women’s...

While the draft Bill has been criticised for being election propaganda by the BJP, the Yogi Adityanath government has insisted that it has been introduced with the intent of bringing down the TFR to 2.1 by 2026 and 1.9 by 2030. What are the legal and policy implications of such legislation?

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.
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Counting on Creches: How Community-led Interventions Can Create Lasting Change

The 2006 National Crèche Scheme and its network of neighbourhood crèches are meant to provide daycare facilities for the children of working mothers in...
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The Evolution of Mental Health Policy in India: A Timeline

Edited by Manasi Nene With the loss of lives, freedoms and other things due to the COVID19 pandemic, there has been a rise in symptoms...

How the I’MPossible Fellowship is Reimagining Education for India’s Youth Living with HIV

Orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV remain stigmatised in Indian society—difficulties which the two-year I’MPossible Fellowship aims to solve for.

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.

Ecosystems As Public Health Services In India

Access to ecosystem services is important for communities that lack access to quality healthcare, because they serve as basic and free healthcare systems.

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.