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Health security: A national policy priority in the post-pandemic world
Healthcare Feb 22, 2024

Health security: A national policy priority in the post-pandemic world

Ensuring health security is a simple task, albeit not a simplistic one; it will require us to invest domestically in preparedness and response and enhance our ways of cooperation globally ...

Pulses: Sustaining the Earth and nourishing communities
Healthcare Feb 10, 2024

Pulses: Sustaining the Earth and nourishing communities

The World Pulse Day provides an opportunity for various stakeholders to come together and celebrate the significance of pulses in achieving certain SDGs ...

Interim Budget 2024: India’s health spending during the pandemic years
Healthcare | Economics and Finance Feb 03, 2024

Interim Budget 2024: India’s health spending during the pandemic years

In the Interim Budget, the government seems to be focusing on important pillars of its Universal Health Coverage plans, namely healthcare infrastructure, medical education, and pharmaceutical production ...

Strengthening energy-health nexus for health security
Healthcare | Energy | Energy Security Jan 26, 2024

Strengthening energy-health nexus for health security

There is a fundamental link between energy and public health. In advancing health, energy security is critical. ...

Millets for climate resilience and food security in India
Healthcare | Climate, Food and Environment Jan 19, 2024

Millets for climate resilience and food security in India

Given the current trends of climate action, millets provide an efficient solution for circumventing the food and water trade-off ...

India's triumph: A journey towards eradicating vaccine-preventable diseases
Healthcare Jan 17, 2024

India's triumph: A journey towards eradicating vaccine-preventable diseases

India has shown commendable progress in eliminating vaccine-preventable diseases through robust immunisation programmes ...

Halfway to 2030:Unravelling Global food security challenges
Healthcare Jan 12, 2024

Halfway to 2030:Unravelling Global food security challenges

To end the intergenerational cycle of poverty and eradicate all types of malnutrition, policymakers must intensify their efforts ...

Building health resilience: Mahasamund's integrated approach to COVID-19 management
Healthcare Jan 04, 2024

Building health resilience: Mahasamund's integrated approach to COVID-19 management

The success of the Integrated COVID Campus in Mahasamund underscores the importance of a dedicated and integrated approach in the face of global pandemic ...

Positioning India at the helm of health diplomacy
Healthcare Dec 22, 2023

Positioning India at the helm of health diplomacy

Incorporation of health diplomacy in the existing training institutions for diplomats and other professionals could add value to position India at the forefront of global health diplomacy ...

Healthcare (still) is a rich man's game in 2024: Navigating global trends
Healthcare Dec 16, 2023

Healthcare (still) is a rich man's game in 2024: Navigating global trends

Throughout history, healthcare has often been a privilege of the affluent, a trend that continues into 2024 despite technological advancements ...

A human rights approach to secure health in a humanitarian crisis
Healthcare Dec 11, 2023

A human rights approach to secure health in a humanitarian crisis

A comprehensive strategy needs to be adopted to uphold health as an essential human right in conflict zones ...

ICMR study on sudden deaths among youth
Healthcare Dec 04, 2023

ICMR study on sudden deaths among youth

A recent paper by the Indian Council of Medical Research puts the popular theories linking the COVID-19 vaccination and the rise in sudden deaths among youth to rest ...

Empowering communities: A reflection on World AIDS Day 2023 in India
Healthcare | Social Inclusion Dec 01, 2023

Empowering communities: A reflection on World AIDS Day 2023 in India

It is essential to focus on tailored policies and prevention strategies that India must adopt to continue its fight against HIV/AIDS ...

Healthcare transformation through regulation: The potential impact of India's Pharmacy Bill
Healthcare Nov 27, 2023

Healthcare transformation through regulation: The potential impact of India's Pharmacy Bill

The draft bill's focus on international collaboration, technological adaptability, and integration of traditional practices can enhance the quality of pharmacy practice in India ...

Aadhaar: Underutilised in promoting preventive and public health
Healthcare Nov 16, 2023

Aadhaar: Underutilised in promoting preventive and public health

India can craft a holistic public and preventive health policy paradigm by using Aadhaar to cultivate health-positive behaviours ...

The silent threat: Exploring the link between air pollution and diabetes
Healthcare | Climate Change Nov 14, 2023

The silent threat: Exploring the link between air pollution and diabetes

Recent research has drawn attention to the potential link between air pollution and diabetes, indicating that environmental factors may play a crucial role in its spread ...

Foods of the future: Ecological promises and ethical challenges of synthetic meat
Healthcare Nov 08, 2023

Foods of the future: Ecological promises and ethical challenges of synthetic meat

As the world seeks eco-friendly and ethically sound nutrition alternatives, synthetic meat takes centre stage, but like all innovations, it comes with its own set of promises and challenges ...

Solving the mystery of sudden deaths in young adults
Healthcare Nov 07, 2023

Solving the mystery of sudden deaths in young adults

Studies indicate that the sudden deaths among young adults have little to do with the COVID-19 vaccination and a lot more to do with one’s lifestyle ...

Health Perspective of the G20 New Delhi Leaders Declaration
Healthcare | Economics and Finance Oct 25, 2023

Health Perspective of the G20 New Delhi Leaders Declaration

The New Delhi Declaration’s policy commitments in the health sector emphasise the role of the G20 in revising the existing financial and global health governance discussions ...

Water is life, water is food: Leave no one behind
Healthcare | Climate, Food and Environment | Sustainable Development | Water Oct 16, 2023

Water is life, water is food: Leave no one behind

Only by recognising the intrinsic value of water and its central role in our existence can we hope to build a more resilient and food-secure world for present and future generations ...

Fundamental health services for women: Analysing gender disparities
Healthcare Oct 09, 2023

Fundamental health services for women: Analysing gender disparities

The disturbing trends seen in women’s mental health call for immediate gender mainstreaming action in mental health policies ...

Development partnerships for food security: India in the Indo-Pacific
Healthcare | Climate, Food and Environment | Sustainable Development | Climate Change | Agriculture Oct 04, 2023

Development partnerships for food security: India in the Indo-Pacific

By collaborating with neighbouring countries, India can serve as a catalyst for positive change and promote food security and sustainable development in the Indo-Pacific ...

Data-driven policy recommendations to strengthen nutrition interventions in India
Healthcare Sep 28, 2023

Data-driven policy recommendations to strengthen nutrition interventions in India

Data-driven, context-specific, integrated, and holistic policy interventions at the state level are needed to address acute and chronic malnutrition in India ...

Poshan Maah 2023: Suposhit Bharat, Sakshar Bharat, Sashakt Bharat
Healthcare Sep 22, 2023

Poshan Maah 2023: Suposhit Bharat, Sakshar Bharat, Sashakt Bharat

While progress has been made under Poshan Maah, India's size, diversity, and numerous challenges make it a persistent issue that demands constant attention ...

Nipah: A deadly and mysterious disease
Healthcare Sep 20, 2023

Nipah: A deadly and mysterious disease

While the Nipah virus is less contagious than COVID, it is deadly and thus further studies need to be undertaken ...

Nurturing sustainable food systems amidst climate change and global food demand
Healthcare | Climate, Food and Environment | Sustainable Development | Climate Change Aug 31, 2023

Nurturing sustainable food systems amidst climate change and global food demand

There is an urgent need for sustainable and resilient food systems to guarantee sustainable diets that are nutritious and aligned with the evolving ecosystem and climate change ...

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Stefania Petruzzelli

Stefania Petruzzelli

Stefania Petruzzelli, PhD., after an extensive period of academic research in Italian and Comparative Literature with a focus on anthropological, historical, and social issues, has directed her studies toward understanding the epistemological changes of our times, especially in the field ...

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Stefania Petruzzelli

Stefania Petruzzelli, PhD., after an extensive period of academic research in Italian and Comparative Literature with a focus on anthropological, historical, and social issues, has directed her studies toward understanding the epistemological changes of our times, especially in the field ...

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