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Monday, August 03, 2020

Rajib Dasgupta

The writer is professor and chairperson, Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

Delhi needs coordination across agencies and proactive leadership to fight Covid
Fri, Jul 10, 2020

The recipe for the earlier successes included close technical coordination between central, state and municipal agencies as well as a proactive political leadership, ably backed by a strong public health establishment of the Municipal Corporation.

The covid-19 crisis: Physical distancing, Social bonding
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

“Social distancing” is what the PM emphasised for all Indians, and the “Janata curfew” was an extraordinary communication and implementation strategy.

Rampage of day biters
Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Vector control requires action at household level and robust public health systems.

India’s Malnutrition Shame
Thu, Sep 17, 2015

It requires a far wider spectrum of interventions than mere clinical management.