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Social protection in Tamil Nadu: Covid-19 highlights need for universal coverage

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to strengthen the life-cycle approach of the relatively well-developed social protection system in Tamil Nadu. Read more »
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India must prepare for a bout of migration by doctors, medical staff

The central and state governments should incentivise and enhance medical education in public sector with a stipulation of mandatory service of a few years. Read more »
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Odisha’s quiet success in war on Covid-19 pandemic

The Odisha government put in place a network of infrastructure to handle the return of migrants and this seems to have paid off. Read more »
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India may cap coronavirus deaths below 7,000

The government must probe high coronavirus fatality in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Read more »
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Coronavirus update: Why there cannot be a single strategy for India

Covid-19 strategy differs from society to society as multiple confounders at various levels complicate the response. Read more »
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Four lessons from Covid-19 for fight against climate crisis

The coronavirus outbreak will result in a deeper understanding of the ties that bind humanity, and help the world in its fight against climate change. Read more »
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Coronavirus and capitalism’s hour of crisis

The ineptitude of the capitalist world in the face of Covid-19 crisis exposes the inadequacy of the market mechanism. Read more »
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In depth: Seven ways coronavirus outbreak will change human life

John Samuel lists political, economic and social consequence of the covid-19 pandemic. Read more »
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Economy and governance in the time of coronavirus

One of the reasons for the fast spread of the virus in Europe and America is the relatively weak public healthcare system. Read more »
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Kerala’s achievements in healthcare can be replicated in other states

Robust public health infrastructure vital for the survival of India’s poor and middle class, says Dr Jayakumar. Read more »