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Himal Southasian

September
2016

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April
2016

Himal Southasian

Maldivian maladies

The country’s healthcare system is burdened by aliments old and new.

| Apr 30, 2016

Confronting death: Doctors on mortality

Three fine minds from within the medical profession assess mortality and the meaning of life.

| Apr 27, 2016

The Nepal earthquake, one year later

The 25 April Earthquake that shook the central hills of Nepal in 2015 will be forever be embedded in the memory of those who lived through it.

| Apr 22, 2016

Elephants in Manhattan

India-administered Kashmir is haunted by violence and bound by the tension of memory.

| Apr 20, 2016

Policy paralysis

The many complexities of polio vaccination in Pakistan.

| Apr 20, 2016

Trials and tribulations

Ethics of clinical trials and vaccine research in India.

| Apr 17, 2016

Between mortality and moksh

An exhibition on medicine and healing highlights Indian attitudes towards health.

| Apr 15, 2016

Doctor’s appointment

How one doctor’s hunger strike sparked medical education reform in Nepal

| Apr 12, 2016

The silent superbug

Totally drug resistant TB is the lethal superbug that could haunt India’s future.

Silence and shame

A Nepali man’s struggle to get the incidence of sexual abuse as a child acknowledged in a society that does not want to talk.

| Apr 10, 2016

The death of a mother

For women to safely give birth in rural areas in India, community monitoring is essential.

Love in the time of development

Pankaj Sekhsaria’s new novel about the Andaman islands turns real life into compelling prose.

| Apr 06, 2016

Majoritarianism in Manipur

The government of Manipur needs to rethink its policy towards its tribal minorities.

| Apr 04, 2016

Cut and open

The different avatars of surgical births across India.

| Apr 03, 2016

Motherbird

Five poems

| Apr 01, 2016

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Shortlisted in the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.

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Death and education at a film festival

Film Southasia 2019 provided a glimpse of what Southasia is thinking, feeling, and creating.