Swagata Yadavar

Swagata Yadavar profile

Swagata Yadavar is a health journalist based in New Delhi. She is passionate about uncovering the gaps in access to healthcare and writing about public health policies. She has won Mumbai Press Club’s Red Ink Award for Health writing in 2014, the Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity in 2013, the European School of Oncology’s 2018 Cancer Journalism Award and the American Association for Cancer Research’s 2018 June L. Bielder Prize in Cancer Journalism. She was previously with The Week, a national magazine.


Articles by Swagata Yadavar


Diagnostic and treatment medication for drug-resistant TB at AIIMS New Delhi, India

November 8, 2019
India’s ‘missing’ tuberculosis cases
India has the highest number of TB cases globally. Still, an estimated 550,000 TB cases have not been registered, and more than half the cases of drug-resistant TB remain undetected, undiagnosed, and untreated.
pregnant women at a clinic in rural India

April 16, 2019
India’s poorest women benefit less from public health services
Poor delivery mechanisms, lower education levels, and social divisions such as caste, leave women from the poorest households with limited access to government schemes. 
inequality

January 8, 2019
What’s stopping India from achieving the growth it wants
India won't be able to improve it's economy or develop sustainably unless it reduces gender and income inequality.
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