Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Women in the Lead: Monitoring Health Services in Bangladesh

Naripokkho is the first non political organisation working on women’s rights, liberty and freedom in Bangladesh. It is a membership based organisation, which was started...

Assessing Health Care conditions in India: A sorry state?

To effectively assess health care conditions in India, it is important to correlate Health and Health care. Health needs to be distinguished from health...

Mental Healthcare Bill 2013: The Politics of Silence that Eclipses Public...

Public health law advocates legislation as a key policy measure for realizing the equitable distribution of health as a public good. The Mental Healthcare...

Challenge before the National Health Policy: Rebuilding trust between Patients and...

In the months of February and March a couple of incidents took place in hospitals across the country that need close consideration. In Dhule,...

COPASAH Social Accountability Dialogue Series 2017

  Introduction: COPASAH launched its Social Accountability Dialogue Series (CoPSAD) in March 2017, with a view to facilitate mutual learning among practitioners and accountability thinkers across...

National Health Policy of 2017: Old wine in a new bottle

The Union Cabinet in its latest National Health Policy 2017 has set aside only 2.5% of the India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on public...

National Health Policy 2017 approved by Cabinet

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in its meeting on 15.3.2017, has approved the National Health Policy, 2017 (NHP,...

How toilet helped address health concerns resulting from delaying defecation

Image Courtesy: The Indian Express About five months ago, Kamali Lekam was the first person to have a toilet built in her home in Orchha...

Letter from India: How Poop is Becoming Big Business for Small...

I was in Mumbai, making a long commute across town after a week full of events and conferences. When we arrived in South Bombay,...

Healthcare in Africa, built by India

Economic diplomacy is the use of aid, trade, and investment policy tools to achieve a geopolitical objective. India’s geoeconomic diplomacy has so far focussed mainly on the use of...