Tag: Healthcare

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...

Reforming Ayurveda During COVID-19

Research by Isha Malaviya Presented & edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav Last week, Baba Ramdev announced Coronil and Swasari Vati as a “cures" for COVID-19. However,...

Breaking The Habit: Rehabilitating Drug Addicts in India

Written by Kartik Sundar  The streets of Asawarpur in rural Haryana are few among many in North India which are afflicted with a growing drug...

The Price of a Healthy Public

Understanding the Context India’s public healthcare system has struggled to fulfil its mandate of providing quality and affordable healthcare to its billion-strong populace. Since liberalisation,...