Tag: Public Health

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...

Who Can Perform Your Surgery? On “Quacks” and the Creation of...

Understanding the Context On the 20th of November 2020, The Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) issued a notification in its gazette that allowed post-graduate...

Building Friendly Toilets for Every Indian

November 19 marks World Toilet Day. Aimed towards raising awareness on those who live without access to safely managed sanitation, the Day also marks...

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.