Tag: Healthcare

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.

The Struggles of Registering for COVID-19 Vaccines in Delhi’s Yamuna Khadar

The technological barrier CoWin erects while registering for COVID-19 vaccines could be counterproductive to the Centre’s goal of universal immunisation.

Dialling 102: How Are Private Hospitals Dealing with the COVID-19 Crisis?...

Amidst the brutal second wave of COVID-19, how are private hospitals in India dealing with the crisis? Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin explains.

Development: The Best Form of Contraception with Dr. S.Y. Quraishi

Hosted by Chirag Chinnappa  Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal What is the secret to successful family planning, especially amongst socially and economically disadvantaged communities? An increase in...

The Tired Mom Continuum: The Silent Fatigue of Motherhood

There was a time not too long ago when each night, only a few steps between their beds and the bathroom, our sons would...

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

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...

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...

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.

Polluting for Protection: The Story of Our Plastic Consumption during a...

A wholly unintentional (and welcome) consequence of global lockdowns and travel restrictions is the positive impact they can have on the environment, right from...

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...