Devanik Saha

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Devanik Saha is a PhD researcher at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. His research focuses on understanding men’s involvement and experiences of pregnancy and childbirth in India. He has worked with UNICEF India, coordinating a study on the impact of COVID-19 on India’s vulnerable communities. Previously, he has also worked with organisations including SRIJAN India, BBC Media Action, and World Bank. His areas of interest are Covid-19, maternal reproductive health, men and masculinity, gender, and nutrition.


Articles by Devanik Saha


Two Ashas, their face covered with red dupattas, giving medicines to a person. Community healthcare workers were crucial to India’s COVID-19 response. They need better pay and training for their well-being.

September 22, 2021
Community health workers deserve better working conditions
Community health workers played a crucial role during COVID-19. This study from Bundelkhand tells us why better pay and training is critical for their well-being.
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