Healthcare

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...

Rich Millet Poor Millet: The Irony in Our Consumerism

What transformed the humble millet into an exotic grain?

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?

Rantas and other Enslaving Bogeywomen: Muslim Girlhood in Kashmir

The myth of the Rantas tells Kashmiri girls and women: beware of yourselves.

The Endless Battles of Children with Breathing Difficulties in Bengaluru

The voices of patients and caregivers ring loud and clear: worsening air quality in parts of the city is directly affecting the quality of life that our children can enjoy.

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.

How Long Is Too Long? India’s Proposal to Retain Health Data Needs A Relook

In November 2021, the National Health Authority (NHA), the nodal agency concerned with rolling out the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) programme, released a...
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Why You Should Not Hit A Doctor

How do instances of violence against doctors affect their ability and conviction to serve and save human lives?

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
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COVID-19 | Persons with Disabilities Need to Be Accounted For, Prioritized

Prolonged lockdowns, apathetic social security services, and not being seen as high-priority recipients of the vaccine, have left them more vulnerable than ever before.