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16 Oct
The Menstrual Equity Revolution: Beyond Taxation
The Menstrual Equity Revolution: Beyond Taxation

In recent years, there has been a shift in the fight for menstrual equity with the elimination of taxes on feminine hygiene products in many countries.

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29 Sep
Contraception and its access in India: Observations and Suggestions
Contraception and its access in India: Observations and Suggestions

As discussed in part 1 of this series, we discovered that cultural factors play a significant role in how women access contraception in India

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26 Sep
Is the expansion of the basket enough to satisfy the contraceptive needs of women?
Is the expansion of the basket enough to satisfy the contraceptive needs of women?

The power of options, the theme of World Contraception Day 2023, can be perceived as inspirational and aspirational.

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16 Aug
Science versus Traditions—who wins in exclusive breastfeeding practices in India?
Science versus Traditions—who wins in exclusive breastfeeding practices in India?

The World Health Organization (WHO) provides specific guidelines on exclusive breastfeeding and prescribes breastfeeding within the first hour of the birth.

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19 Jul
Scaling Mental Health Interventions in a Post-COVID-19 World
Scaling Mental Health Interventions in a Post-COVID-19 World

Numerous studies have indicated a rise in mental health issues for a substantial part of the population across the globe.

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07 Apr
World Health Day 2023 – Learnings from COVID-19 to Achieve Health for All in India
World Health Day 2023 – Learnings from COVID-19 to Achieve Health for All in India

World Health Day is celebrated on the 7th of April to advocate for pressing global public health issues by promoting a specific health-centered theme each year.

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24 Mar
The Troubling Ts: Tuberculosis & Tobacco
The Troubling Ts: Tuberculosis & Tobacco

Tuberculosis (TB), a preventable and curable disease, killed 1.6 million people in 2021 and is the second leading infectious killer after COVID-19.

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16 Mar
Celebrating the Contribution of Women in Vaccinating India as Frontline Workers
Celebrating the Contribution of Women in Vaccinating India as Frontline Workers

Immunization is a global example when discussing success stories of health and development.

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11 Mar
DataVizing in the Time of Cholera
DataVizing in the Time of Cholera

In a rather somber list of the deadliest pandemics our world has faced, the Cholera pandemic of 1852-60 ranks 7th, killing close to a million people in its wake.

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