Healthcare

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.
Raising Healthy Children is a Society’s Responsibility, Not Mothers’ Alone (2)video

Raising Healthy Children is Society’s Responsibility, Not Mothers’ Alone

India is home to the largest population of malnourished children in the world, and the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted supply chains that were already weak...

Meet the Sahiyas Empowering Women to Take Control of Their Health in Rural Jharkhand

A community-based approach called Participatory Learning and Action has allowed Sahiyas to streamline their efforts, engage with marginalised communities, and command the respect and recognition that they deserve.
Why Access to Nutritious Food is A Right, Not Charityvideo

Why Access to Nutritious Food is A Right, Not Charity

Malnutrition has been one India's biggest and most difficult challenges to beat. Despite decades of investment, the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5, 2019-2021)...

Abortions, the Woman’s Body, and the Disciplinary Power of the State

The woman’s body, always under scrutiny, is under greater surveillance as nation-states, including India, supposedly advance towards modern abortion laws.
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A Roadmap to Safely Reopening Schools For Our Children

Instead of asking whether schools should reopen, examine the requirements to allow our children to be safely reintroduced to their classrooms and childhoods.

Addressing the Spectrum of Vaccine Hesitancy Amongst Pune’s Urban Poor and Rural Communities

Even after the havoc of the second wave, rural communities and small urban clusters still suffer from misinformation, myths, a glaring digital divide, and the basic lack of guidance in terms of getting vaccinated.
COVID19 India Students

COVID-19 Vaccine | Students Pursuing Higher Education Outside India Have Been Prioritized, Why Can’t...

With an in-house population of 3.74 crore students, of which 50 lakh are PhD and Masters prospects, intergenerational learning losses, early marriage, mental health issues and a rise in unemployment loom large.
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...