economic survey

Budget 2022 must focus on demand, jobs, reforms

The Budget 2022 comes at a time when the Indian economy is facing one of the worst financial crises since Independence. Read more »
public health outcomes

Public health: Profit motive, state inaction dictate outcomes

Optimal public health outcomes require policymakers and public health practitioners to hold powerful commercial actors responsible for their actions. Read more »
India's lung health crisis

Losing Battle: US records 800,000 Covid deaths on vaccination anniversary

The US managed to fully vaccinate just 60% its population and more than 200,000 Covid deaths happened after vaccines were rolled out in December 2020. Read more »
self-care will be crucial in coming years

Universal health coverage makes sense – both in ethics and economics

Universal health coverage is about all the individuals and communities receiving essential health services they need without financial hardship. Read more »
world economy faces covid-19 trouble

Covid-19 comes back to push world economy to the brink

The fiscal packages provided by the governments in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic could push the world economy into a fresh financial crisis Read more »
Adolescents victims of climate change, covid-19

Adolescents not well served by responses to Covid, climate change

Tackling climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic are necessary to regain the trust of adolescents. Read more »
world economy faces covid-19 trouble

Universal health insurance a distant dream without healthcare reforms

A strong universal health insurance system is not possible without genuine healthcare reforms. Read more »
India's tourism industry

Post-Covid-19 revival strategies for India’s tourism industry

India’s tourism industry contributes 6.8% of the country's GDP and employs more than 4 crore people -- 8% of total jobs in the country. Read more »
health insurance sector in crisis

Greedy private hospitals bleed health insurance firms dry

There is a need for a regulator in the healthcare sector to stop private hospitals from profiteering at the cost of health insurance firms and hapless patients. Read more »
Easy MSME loans key to economic revival

Happy ending: Government can back MSME loans without any risk

The govt must offer 100% guarantee for MSME loans – it will ensure more jobs, higher GST collection, and fast revival of economic growth. Read more »