Polio And TB: India’s Success With One Holds Lessons For The Other

Polio And TB: India’s Success With One Holds Lessons For The Other

When Uttar Pradesh was still polio endemic, I worked on the polio programme in the state. I was there when the last reported case...
A Haryana Village Chose This 22-Year-Old Woman To Lead It

A Haryana Village Chose This 22-Year-Old Woman To Lead It

We just celebrated the International Womens' Day and this year, as part of our NDTV campaign "Every Life Counts", our team travelled to a...
I Ran A Marathon To Defeat TB, This Is My Story

I Ran A Marathon To Defeat TB, This Is My Story

I was just another 20-year old lad - determined, ambitious and working hard to find my place in the rat race. I was training...
India’s Fight Against TB: Why We Are Failing

India’s Fight Against TB: Why We Are Failing

Tuberculosis or TB is a global health crisis that affects an estimated 9.6 million people in the world. 2.8 million of those affected are...
Budget 2017 Disappoints, Maternity Benefit Programme Underfunded

Budget 2017 Disappoints, Maternity Benefit Programme Underfunded

According to the World Health Statistics (2016), nearly 5 women die every hour in India due to pregnancy and delivery related complications. 17 per...
Accurate Diagnosis Is The First Step To Address India’s TB Crisis

Accurate Diagnosis Is The First Step To Address India’s TB Crisis

Tuberculosis or TB is considered to be one of the biggest health crisis in India. What's often missed is the fact that TB cases...
How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

Digital literacy in rural areas has made us see sights that we had only dreamt about. We have seen children in Rajasthan use Google...
Teen Suicide:  A Preventable Tragedy

Teen Suicide:  A Preventable Tragedy

The silence in the hospital room was deafening.  There was an occasional beep coming from the machine monitoring her vital signs.  She was only...
A Mother Writes To Her Daughter About Bengaluru Molestations

A Mother Writes To Her Daughter About Bengaluru Molestations

Dear Daughter, I look at you over the dal and rice and cannot help but think to myself, that I have done a fair job...
How We Can Transform Our Education System

How We Can Transform Our Education System

The Right to Education Act 2009, since its enactment, has led to a significant shift in our education system. It has brought about a...

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