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Praveen Pardeshi

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Praveen Pardeshi is Global Programme Coordinator, Defeat Non Communicable Disease Partnership, UN Institute for Training and Research, Geneva. He was formerly the Commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, serving in that post during the early months of the pandemic in Mumbai until May 2020

Why controlling noncommunicable diseases is key to fighting Covid
Wed, Jun 02, 2021

Praveen Pardeshi writes: Studies have shown that over 70 per cent of mortalities associated with Covid are due to underlying noncommunicable diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular ailments and cancer

Laws that have distorted agriculture and labour markets need to go
Sat, Feb 06, 2021

Praveen Pardeshi writes: Aadhaar-enabled social safety nets and direct income transfers must cushion blow to poor.

An Expert Explains: The Covid-19 vaccine route to a healthy India
Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination presents an opportunity. Given that many people unknowingly live with slow-onset non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cancers, and the vaccination programme prioritises those with co-morbodities, the strategy can be dovetailed into a screening programme for such NCDs.

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