Covid-19 worsening the mental health crisis in India: A Primer

In December 2019, the first comprehensive study of the prevalence and disease burden due to all mental disorders for every state of India from 1990 to 2017 was published in the Lancet. It indicated that one in every seven people in India is affected by mental health problems and called for urgent systematic procedures for better diagnosis and management of mental disorders across the country. But, with the impact of the pandemic, we have every reason to believe that mental health only went on to be a more serious and ignored problem in the country. Continue reading

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अंतराष्ट्रीय महिला स्वास्थ्य दिवस-28 May जो महिला स्वास्थ्य अधिकार पर केंद्रित है संगीता साहू* हमारे पितृसतात्मक समाज में महिलाओं के स्वास्थ्य का विषय भी काफ़ी सारे पहलुओं से जुड़ा हुआ रहता है। जेन्डर संबंधित भूमिकाएँ, स्थान, संसाधानों तक पहुँच इस… Continue reading