public health

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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