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A warming warning: Why climate crisis is a public health emergency
Healthcare | Climate Change May 31, 2024

A warming warning: Why climate crisis is a public health emergency

Recognising climate change as a public health emergency is imperative due to its profound implications for human health and well-being ...

Tobacco control in India and China: A comparative perspective
Healthcare May 30, 2024

Tobacco control in India and China: A comparative perspective

As the two most populous countries with high tobacco consumption rates, India and China have undertaken tobacco control efforts to curtail the rise of e-cigarette consumption among youth ...

India-US diplomacy in health amidst 2024 elections
Healthcare May 29, 2024

India-US diplomacy in health amidst 2024 elections

While the results of the elections are difficult to predict, the strong commitment and cooperation in the health sector between India-US should be enhanced in the coming years for the larger public good ...

Nipah virus: The need for contextually-situated public health responses
Healthcare May 29, 2024

Nipah virus: The need for contextually-situated public health responses

With shifting climate patterns, and rising viral transmissibility, the risk of Nipah outbreaks remains substantial, thus emphasising the need for ethical public health responses ...

Addressing stunting: A critical concern in Africa
Healthcare May 24, 2024

Addressing stunting: A critical concern in Africa

Stunting remains a significant public health challenge in Africa, with far-reaching implications for child health, development, and future prospects ...

Addressing the blood access and availability crisis
Healthcare May 15, 2024

Addressing the blood access and availability crisis

The technological solution implemented by Chhattisgarh to improve blood availability and accessibility can serve as a template for other states to deal with the blood shortage crisis ...

Blue foods for improved nutrition
Climate, Food and Environment Apr 30, 2024

Blue foods for improved nutrition

Blue food carries significant potential for bolstering global food security and sustainability by leveraging the abundance of marine resources. ...

Navigating the interlinkage of climate change and malaria in SIDS
Healthcare | Climate Change Apr 25, 2024

Navigating the interlinkage of climate change and malaria in SIDS

The rising cases of malaria in SIDS need a renewed global response to mitigate climate-induced transmission and re-emergence ...

Public private partnerships: Fostering health system resilience
Healthcare Apr 23, 2024

Public private partnerships: Fostering health system resilience

Employing Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the health sector has the potential to deliver quality healthcare services that are both affordable and readily accessible to all ...

Time is right for the big healthcare push in India
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

Time is right for the big healthcare push in India

Infrastructure deficits and a lack of awareness about available healthcare benefits remain significant obstacles to achieving universal health coverage in India ...

Health federalism in India: Changing trends
Healthcare | Law and Justice Apr 05, 2024

Health federalism in India: Changing trends

Given the rapid internationalisation of many dimensions of health and disruptive technologies reshaping health strategy, India needs an inter-governmental institution for the health domain ...

To achieve the global goal on health, place health at the heart of climate action
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

To achieve the global goal on health, place health at the heart of climate action

Climate change is intensifying existing health vulnerabilities. Placing health at the heart of the climate justice movement is thus essential for meaningful progress. ...

Adopting the One Health approach
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

Adopting the One Health approach

Constitutional provisions for the right to health cannot be realised without integrating frameworks for the health of people and the planet. ...

Breaking barriers: Gender, health rights and climate change at crossroads
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

Breaking barriers: Gender, health rights and climate change at crossroads

Adopting holistic approaches to address the interlinkages between health and other gender-sensitive SDG targets is key to achieving equitable and sustainable health outcomes for all ...

Health as a welfare good in India: Towards a more substantive social protection imperative
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

Health as a welfare good in India: Towards a more substantive social protection imperative

Although the government has initiated schemes to extend proper healthcare, many sections of people are still excluded from its coverage or are unable to avail the medical benefits ...

Towards a healthy balance: Diplomacy and disease in the Indo-Pacific
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

Towards a healthy balance: Diplomacy and disease in the Indo-Pacific

As nations in the Indo-Pacific region grapple with shared health challenges, health diplomacy can serve as a pivotal force in advancing public health objectives in the region ...

Digital health in the G20
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

Digital health in the G20

The G20 has over the years influenced the growth trajectory of global digital health by ensuring international cooperation between different stakeholders at a global level ...

South-South cooperation for maternal health: Advancing India's role
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

South-South cooperation for maternal health: Advancing India's role

With India’s assumption as the voice of the Global South, its progress in the maternal mortality ratio and maternal and child health can serve as a blueprint for other developing countries ...

Building national digital health infrastructures in India
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

Building national digital health infrastructures in India

Given the diversity of stakeholders and technical requirements, there is a need for flexible standards to achieve scale and drive the adoption of digital health infrastructure ...

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes
Healthcare Apr 05, 2024

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes

India is prioritising access to affordable, high-quality healthcare services through recent government policies, reflecting a strong commitment to healthcare accessibility ...

AI in health: Promises, pitfalls, pathways
Healthcare | Artificial Intelligence Apr 05, 2024

AI in health: Promises, pitfalls, pathways

Mirroring global trends, the Indian market for AI in healthcare is growing rapidly, but many pitfalls must be negotiated and opportunities tapped before AI can transform health outcomes. ...

Empowering India's elderly: Strategies for supporting the poor, rural, and women
Healthcare | Sustainable Development Apr 05, 2024

Empowering India's elderly: Strategies for supporting the poor, rural, and women

A rising population of elderly poses severe challenges to old age support and care in India as health policy has not placed ample emphasis on geriatric care ...

Bridging gaps, building futures: SDG 3 and youth capital
Healthcare | Sustainable Development Apr 05, 2024

Bridging gaps, building futures: SDG 3 and youth capital

Nurturing youth capital and well-being is not only a moral imperative but also an economic necessity ...

Inclusive health solutions: Insights from Raisina 2024
Healthcare Mar 14, 2024

Inclusive health solutions: Insights from Raisina 2024

Collaboration across sectors, responsible use of technology, and a deep understanding of local contexts are key to addressing global health challenges ...

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 ...

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Ayushi Saini

Ayushi Saini

Ayushi Saini is a Junior Research Fellow at the Centre for Russian and Central AsianStudies, JNU. She works on the intersection of environment and international politics inCentral Asia. ...

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Nimisha Chadha

Nimisha Chadha is a Research Intern at the Observer Research Foundation. ...

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