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South Asia needs a collective pandemic agenda

Published on Aug 30, 2021 07:32 PM IST

The study has been authored by Shashika Bandara, Soumyadeep Bhaumik and others from the South Asian region.

For Bihar, data shows that there were 251,053 “excess deaths” since the start of the outbreak compared to the corresponding four-year period before the pandemic (2015-2019). (Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
ByGeorge Institute

‘More Money for Health’: Financing Universal Health Coverage in India

The study has been authored by Nachiket Mor, Visiting Scientist at The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health.

Health Ministry on Tuesday said there has been no scarcity in oxygen supply in the last 10 months.(Bloomberg file photo)
Published on Aug 29, 2021 05:00 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Ongoing and future Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials: Challenges, opportunities

The study has been authored by Dal-Ré R and others.

Only a small proportion of the population in many low-income and middle-income countries will have access to available vaccines.
Published on Aug 21, 2021 06:58 PM IST
ByGeorge Institute

How telemedicine supported strengthening of primary care

The study has been authored by Nachiket Gudi and others.

As the pandemic progressed, several countries introduced or expanded access to telemedicine services.
Published on Aug 18, 2021 02:07 PM IST
ByGeorge Institute

Responding to Covid-19: A mobility-based surge capacity framework

The study has been authored by Yamini Aiyar, Jishnu Das, Partha Mukhopadhyay and Shamindra Nath Roy.

Oxygen tankers being escorted by Delhi Police as they move towards hospitals from Delhi Cant Railway Station amid the oxygen crisis.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Aug 16, 2021 01:49 PM IST
ByCentre for Policy Research

Healthcare for all must be built on the voices of all

The piece has been authored by Tarun Khanna, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Vikram Patel and Gagandeep Kang.

A healthcare worker administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary during door-to-door vaccination drive in Mumbai.(Bhushan Koyande/HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 16, 2021 01:22 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

The healthcare moonshot

The piece has been authored by Vijay Chandru and Sharad Sharma.

The time has come to develop a realistic roadmap to realise the idea of access to health care as a fundamental right for all citizens of India.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Aug 11, 2021 02:14 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week amidst the Covid-19 pandemic

The piece has been authored by Dr Suparna Ghosh-Jerath, Professor and Head, Community Nutrition.

According to WHO, all infants should be exclusive breastfed for the first six months of life.(Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2021 03:59 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Global childcare crisis and the road for post-covid-19 recovery and resilience

The study has been authored by Kate Grantham and others.

The childcare crisis is at a tipping point.(Representative Photo)
Published on Aug 08, 2021 12:24 PM IST
ByIWWAGE

Salt substitution - an effective way to reduce blood pressure in rural India

The study has been authored by Jie Yu and others.

Excess sodium intake is a causal risk factor for hypertension.(Representative Photo)
Published on Aug 08, 2021 12:16 PM IST
ByGeorge Institute

Ayushman Bharat and the path to universal health coverage in India

The study has been authored by J Angel Blake and others.

The government of India approved the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) in March 2018.(Vivek Nair/HT Photo)
Published on Aug 05, 2021 07:32 AM IST
ByGeorge Institute

Epidemics and their urban context: Covid-19 and lessons from Wuhan

The study has been authored by Madhurima Nundy.

People wearing face masks walk on a street market, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease in Wuhan, China.(Reuters File Photo)
Published on Jul 31, 2021 02:47 PM IST
ByInstitute of Chinese Studies

Lessons for urban governance futures from the pandemic

The study has been authored by S Dasgupta and others.

The pandemic has highlighted one of the most crucial vulnerabilities of the Indian economy; its large informal sector, the state of the labours engaged and their living conditions.(AP)
Published on Jul 27, 2021 01:25 PM IST
ByCentre for Policy Research

Did the poor gain from India’s health policy interventions?

The study has been authored by Sakthivel Selvaraj and others.

National Health Mission (NHM) committed to broader expansion of health care services, a singular focus on maternal and child health conditions especially in backward regions of the country.(AFP)
Published on Jul 24, 2021 02:55 PM IST
ByPublic Health Foundation of India

Can pandemics be securitised?

The study has been authored by Rajiv Pathni.

Since the rollout of vaccines against Covid-19—which is regarded as what will lead the way in arresting the pandemic a number of new variants of the virus have emerged.(AFP)
Published on Jul 20, 2021 04:32 PM IST
ByObserver Research Foundation

State of working India 2021: The pandemic’s impact on the economy in India

The study has been authored by Amit Basole and others.

Women and younger workers have been disproportionately affected due to Covid-19 pandemic, the study said.(AP File Photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2021 06:37 PM IST
ByAzim Premji Foundation

Winning the Covid-19 Battle in Rural India: A Blueprint for Action

The study has been Malancha Chakrabarty and Shoba Suri.

The second wave has also hit the rural areas of Gujarat. The state reported 90 deaths in 20 days from one village alone, Chogath, which has a population of 13,000.(AP)
Published on Jul 17, 2021 09:10 PM IST
ByObserver Research Foundation

India’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign: A marathon, not a sprint

The study has been authored by Haryax Pathak.

India’s 1.38 billion population, only 45.1 million have been fully vaccinated. Globally, India stands second only to the United States (US) in absolute numbers of cases.
Published on Jul 16, 2021 08:37 PM IST
ByObserver Research Foundation

Experiences of Rajasthan and HP frontline workers during pandemic

The study has been authored by Anavi Kapur and others.

Healthcare workers administer Covid-19 vaccine to beneficiaries during a special drive, in Beawar, Rajasthan, on July 8.(PTI Photo)
Published on Jul 10, 2021 03:37 PM IST
ByCentre for Policy Research

Preventing a repeat of the Covid-19 second wave oxygen crisis in India

The study has been authored by Amit Thadhani.

Health workers carrying oxygen cylinders from a store in a hospital in Shimla. (Deepak Sansta/HT File Photo)
Published on Jul 08, 2021 12:50 PM IST
ByObserver Research Foundation

The Covid-19 challenge to Indian federalism

The study has been authored by Niranjan Sahoo and Ambar Kumar Ghosh.

A healthcare worker administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary at a Delhi hospital.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 06, 2021 12:23 PM IST
ByObserver Research Foundation

Impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities in India

A cross sectional, mixed-methods approach, using a purposive snowballing technique was adopted to study the impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities in India. The article has been authored by Murthy GVS, Kamalakannan S, Lewis MG, Sadanand S and Tetali S.

Four out of five persons with disabilities using assistive devices sanitised their devices regularly, the study found.
Published on Jul 01, 2021 08:00 PM IST
ByPublic Health Foundation of India

India needs big investment in health workforce

A study highlighted that density of active health workforce in India is a little over one-fourth of the WHO recommended threshold of 44.5 skilled health workers per 10,000 persons. The article has been authored by Anup Karan, Additional Professor, Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi, PHFI.

Healthcare workers carry Covishield doses to inoculate villagers during a door-to-door vaccination and testing drive in West Bengal.(Reuters Photo)
Published on Jul 01, 2021 07:59 PM IST
ByPublic Health Foundation of India

Is hypertension an ignored orphan?

While several potent drugs are available for hypertension or high blood pressure, control rates are abysmal. The article has been authored by Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Vice President (Research and Policy).

Severe hypertension shows signs of headaches, sleepiness, palpitation, blurred vision, fatigue, dizziness, confusion and ringing sensation in the ears.(Representative Photo)
Published on Jul 01, 2021 07:52 PM IST
ByPublic Health Foundation of India
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