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Climate and human health: Need to turn promises into actions  
Nov 18, 2022

Climate and human health: Need to turn promises into actions  

Climate change has become an even more pressing issue as it threatens public health, therefore, climate action needs to go beyond mere words

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

Electric Vehicles in India: Filling the Gaps in Awareness and Policy
Oct 18, 2022

Electric Vehicles in India: Filling the Gaps in Awareness and Policy

In recent years, more governments have been giving greater attention to developing their countries’ electric vehicles (EV) sector as a strategy for minimising the harm that mass transportation can cause to human health and the environment. This paper tells the story of India’s EV initiative. It offers an overview of the national mission to push the manufacture and adoption of EVs; appraises the policies introduced by governments of select sta

Navigating Considerations of Global Governance, National Strategies, and Ethics in Biowarfare
Aug 07, 2023

Navigating Considerations of Global Governance, National Strategies, and Ethics in Biowarfare

Biological weapons can come from naturally occurring microbes and viruses; but innovations in genomic editing are opening up new, potentially more threatening avenues for their development. These innovations can cause or spread disease or resist known therapeutic approaches. Addressing such threats of biowarfare requires obtaining reliable and informative taxonomies for the pathogens and timely and effective responses. This, in turn, calls for co

Quality rules in India: Trade, technical regulations and consumer protection
Aug 21, 2023

Quality rules in India: Trade, technical regulations and consumer protection

India’s competitiveness in manufacturing and the success of ‘Make in India’ depend on its ability to produce high-quality products and services. Product quality is important for human health and consumer safety, as well as for protecting the climate and the environment. One way of ensuring that products and services meet certain standards is through technical regulations with mandatory compliance. However, technical regulations also have th

Synthetic data in biotechnology research
Sep 01, 2023

Synthetic data in biotechnology research

As the biotechnology industry evolves, integrating synthetic data and model-based reasoning will remain crucial for addressing complex biological chal

The Pandemic at 24 Months: An Assessment
Aug 14, 2023

The Pandemic at 24 Months: An Assessment

Two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, an estimated 14-24 million people have died worldwide due to the coronavirus or the chaos of lockdowns and other impacts. To a great extent, much of this current state of the world is due to human health being profoundly misunderstood and neglected in international relations and national politics. This brief discusses two principles that can help understand why this pandemic is not at an

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: Climate change and health
Dec 05, 2022

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: Climate change and health

In the second of a four-part series, we analyse the impact of global warming on human health