Opinion June 5, 2018
Dr Annapoorna Ravichander Varsha Pillai 5 min read
The findings of a research-to-action project to assess the Swachh Bharat Mission underline the importance of using an extremely contextual, localised approach in implementation.
Opinion May 31, 2018
Dr Himanshu Kulkarni Uma Aslekar 7 min read
In order to make access to water adequate and equitable, we must shift our focus from water sources to water resources. Both science, and community participation and cooperation, are key to addressing our water woes.
Opinion May 30, 2018
Shridhar Venkat 4 min read
It takes two to make non-programmatic investments become a reality in the nonprofit sector. While funders must support sustainability and scaleability of programmes, so must organisations actively communicate what they need.
Opinion May 29, 2018
Madhukar Pai 4 min read
In a path breaking development, 40 years after publishing the first Essential Medicines List, the World Health Organization (WHO) just published the first Essential Diagnostics List. Here's what it includes, and what we need to do to implement it.
ETC May 25, 2018
Purusottam Thakur 5 min read
At the Niyamgiri plateau in Odisha, the Dongria Kondhs gather for a colourful festival every year. But with ever-present threats of mining, this celebration also speaks of a growing need to protect their homeland.