Science Speaks

In this newly added section of the newsletter, we provide excerpts of and links to relevant and topical studies, opinion pieces, blogs and other articles published on leading scientific platforms on health systems, medicine,and allied social sectors. Wanted: rules for...

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Planning and bracing for pandemics of the future

Dr Krishna Reddy The world has been seeing frequent outbreaks of epidemics and pandemics over the past few years. SARS-1, MERS, H1N1, Avian Flu, Zika, Ebola, SARS-2 are some of the recent ones. Globalization, along with increased population mobility across borders,...

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Financial morbidity: The unspoken tragedy of Covid-19

Dr Krishna Reddy Nallamalla Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, the common response and dialogue have dominantly been around meeting the sudden unexpected healthcare needs of scores of people, be it face masks, hand sanitizers, diagnostic tests,...

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How can India prepare for the third wave of Covid-19?

Dr Krishna Reddy Nallamalla Over the past months, the country has been witnessing the consequences of ignoring the warnings of an imminent second wave given by scientists, doctors, and public health experts. Warnings regardingthe second wave were based on several...

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