public health

The price of immunity

Cost comparisons of COVID-19 vaccines across the region.

| Jul 22, 2021

The rise of extremes

Across Southasia, COVID-19 has exacerbated inequality and overshadowed climate change.

| Dec 04, 2020

Southasia’s postponed emergency

COVID-19 threatens to strip the region’s health systems bare.

| Jul 03, 2020

Prisoners in a pandemic

COVID-19 reveals structural and systemic inequalities in Sri Lanka’s prison system.

| Apr 03, 2020

Trials and tribulations

Ethics of clinical trials and vaccine research in India.

| Apr 17, 2016

The silent superbug

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

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