Healthcare

Disease Surveillance in India: From SARS-CoV to COVID 19

Amid COVID-19, disease surveillance and early warning detection mechanisms have gained importance across the world.  In India, the role of tracing the outbreak of diseases...

What Do We Really Mean By Sustainable Consumption In India?

This is the first article of a three-part series on sustainable consumption and food security in India, supported by Pristine Organics. Click here to...

On The Fence: Making Sense of LIC’s IPO

From improving insurance penetration to the government's goal of raising money for national investment, we explore the debate around LIC's upcoming IPO.

Who Will Protect the Mental Justice of Deprived Communities?

Growing up, I would never have a fitting response for my school friends when they laughed at me for spending hours in line to...

ASHA Workers and the Burden of Unpaid Care Work

Health workers such as Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), among others, have been part of the National Health Mission (NHM) since 2005. An ASHA...

Sex Education: The Missing Piece in the Sexual Health and Literacy Puzzle

Our educational system teaches us exactly how to remember the definition of gravity and how to locate places on topographical maps. It teaches us...

Is the National Digital Health Mission an Effective Treatment for India’s Health System?

This article is the first of a two-part series on the National Digital Health Mission, and the best practices required to scale digital health...

Amidst a Once-in-a-century Pandemic, What Does the Budget Say About Mental Healthcare?

All eyes were on the Union Budget, announced on February 1, to see how expenditure towards healthcare would be allocated during the ongoing pandemic—this...

Has Healthcare Finally Received the Importance it Deserves in the Union Budget?

As Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman finds herself at a unique moment in India’s history. She has just announced a Union Budget bearing a number...

Millets, Green Leafy Vegetables and Ant Eggs: Diversifying Diets and Tackling Malnutrition with Traditional...

A solution to malnutrition in India lies in utilizing tribal communities' indigenous food systems within cross-sectional nutrition programmes.