Volume 002

Public Health

A feminist investigation into India’s public health and its possible futures

May 2021
Volume 002 Public Health
A feminist public health approach is rooted in social justice, calculates efficacy only if the underserved are served, and questions assumptions about what is enough. It politicises care, even as it celebrates it as a fundamental human value.

Latest Posts

We are turning an inward eye to look at our mental experiences, and how they intersect with societal structures.  In an attempt to move away from pathological and clinical readings and move towards lived experiences, our podcast series Mann Ke Mukhaute interweaves fictional stories and experiential voice notes.
The Third Eye explores the role of science education in our expectations of public health, and how, as we turn into con-sumers of science rather than producers, we forget that sci-ence has stopped serving those that need it most.
In this interview with The Third Eye, Ravi Duggal makes a compelling case for government intervention with appropriate regulation of the private sector, focusing particularly on the enigma that is health insurance.
Women from grassroots collectives in Bihar met us on Zoom and talked to us about all things health. From hung servers to healthcare centres that could be mistaken for stables—seeking healthcare in rural India is often a thrilling ride.
As part of our series 'Mann ke Mukhaute' exploring mental landscapes from an experiential standpoint, the second episode features Sudha Arora’s story Rahogi Tum Wahi, an account of a woman at the other end of emotional violence.
What are the caste biases of the Indian healthcare system? How does casteism affect medical education and practice? What happens when you seek help and are told that casteism is not real? In this lucid essay, Dr. Kiran Valake offers a ringside view on the intersections of caste, mental health, and access to care.
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