Tag: Public Health

It’s Time to Take Long COVID Patients Seriously

What has the experience of treating Long COVID looked like in India, and how can our public health system rise to this real and growing challenge?

One Health: The Need for Intersections Between Human, Animal and Environmental...

This is an integrated approach to healthcare that can be adopted as a preventive measure against zoonotic diseases. But will One Health find its ground in India, or become yet another underexplored idea?

Counting on Creches: How Community-led Interventions Can Create Lasting Change

The 2006 National Crèche Scheme and its network of neighbourhood crèches are meant to provide daycare facilities for the children of working mothers in...

How the I’MPossible Fellowship is Reimagining Education for India’s Youth Living...

Orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV remain stigmatised in Indian society—difficulties which the two-year I’MPossible Fellowship aims to solve for.

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.

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.

Sports and Fitness Services in India Need to Account for the...

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...

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.

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.

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...