Healthcare

Differently abled sports

Sports and Fitness Services in India Need to Account for the Differently Abled More...

One of the many things that coronavirus-induced lockdowns have shown us is the value of personal health and fitness. To the privileged few who...

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...

Where There is No Doctor

Health professionals who want to work in rural areas are handicapped by a chronic lack of information and an abundance of damning stereotypes about careers in rural India. Meanwhile, there is an acute shortage and growing need for healthcare professionals in rural areas. The diagnosis, according to the Rural Hospital Network, is a free-to-access website that aims to connect health professionals with hospitals in need.
Ashok K Agarwal

Dialling 102: How Can We Improve Biomedical Waste Management in India?

How can biomedical waste management in India be made better? Dr. Ashok K. Agarwal has the answers.

Moving Digital to Phygital: Transforming Last Mile Health Access

Telemedicine is the newest entrant in India’s discourse on healthcare—from medical conferences to startups, one can hear this buzzword word across the spectrum. With several new telemedicine initiatives launched in recent times, it is important that the technology used is simple to use and comprehensive for the target population.

Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy Amongst Women in the Informal Economy

The cost of vaccination seems to be too high for many; convincing these women can have multiplying effects on India’s drive to universally immunize.

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.

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?

COVID-19 Vaccines: What’s Out There, What does ‘Efficacy’ Mean, and Why Should You Get...

Here is all the information you need to know on COVID-19 vaccines and why you have to get jabbed as soon as possible

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.