Healthcare

Kiran Karnik The Bastionvideo

Dialling 102: How Can We (Re)Design Healthcare in India

Kiran Karnik — Former President, NASSCOM and Founder & Former Director, ISRO’s Development and Educational Communication Unit — speaks about reforming and redesigning India’s healthcare sector, in conversation with Sourya Reddy.

Caring for the Special Needs of Adults and our Earth: Meet the Friends of...

“I have been here for 20 years... I know everything!” exclaims Deepak, without a hint of doubt in his voice. Although it hasn’t quite...
Sex Workers Indiavideo

How has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Sex Workers?

Three sex workers describe their experiences of dealing with the harsh impacts of COVID-19 on their livelihoods, families and community.

Where Are The Farmers In Our Conversations On Sustainable Consumption?

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

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.

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.

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.
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.
Ashok K Agarwalvideo

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.

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...