Author: Swati Saxena

Amidst tensions, appeals for peace brings hope

Amidst tensions, appeals for peace brings hope

The courageous dignity of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman amidst the Pakistani forces emerged as a beacon of what real valour and pride looks like. Everyone noted the contrast with shrill jingoinsm of the news anchors who had been war mongering and baying for blood for the past few days. The[Read More…]

Global measles outbreak: What we know

Global measles outbreak: What we know

Measles outbreak across the world has become the latest and most pressing public health emergency. WHO has now confirmed that epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths since the outbreak began in September. USA, which had actually eradicated the disease, is battling with high numbers of[Read More…]

Tribals in India, recognised by the constitution as the scheduled tribes have several safeguards to protect their rights and culture.

Tribal health in India: A long neglected issue

Tribals in India, recognised by the constitution as the scheduled tribes have several safeguards to protect their rights and culture. However, socially, economically, and politically they continue to be some of the most marginalised communities in India. Often this is compounded by geographical isolation. Tribals living in remote terrains, often[Read More…]

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