Covid-19 and public health system

Covid-19 highlighted need for strong public health system, exposed private sector

India needs to shed the profit logic that has dominated the sector in the pre Covid-19 period and reconstruct public health system. Read more »
Covid-19 third wave

Covid-19 third wave: Govt must focus on pre-emptive measures

Dr Aruna Sharma’s inaugural address in the first episode of Delhi Dialogues emphasised the need for deliberations and wider consultations in tackling the third wave of Covid-19. Read more »
India covid-19 vaccination drive

Back to basics: Kerala’s Covid-19 curve springs another surprise

The latest Covid-19 figures show that there was nothing wrong with the Kerala model -- the hospitals were never crowded, the cases were getting proper treatment, mortality rate was quite low. Read more »
covid-19 second wave in india

Kerala model: How the state fought the deadly coronavirus

Kerala Model: The state government’s bottom-up approach and disaster preparedness made all the difference in its fight against the new coronavirus. Read more »
Latin America's coronavirus nightmare.

Latin America struggles against Coronavirus outbreak

Economic slowdown, poor health infrastructure and paucity of funds hinder the Covid-19 response of Latin American countries. Read more »
Kerala model against covid-19 coronavirus infection

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 »
Kottayam Medical College's Dr Jayakumar

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 »