Health and Hygiene

Healthcare for all, focusing on preventive, diverse systems of health and medicine

This section features stories of initiatives ensuring healthcare for all. These are based on approaches that help prevent ill-health in the first place, including the provision of nutritional food, enabling an environment that is healthy, and so on. They include ensuring access to curative facilities to those who have conventionally not had such access. And they have stories of synergizing various health systems, traditional and modern, bringing back into popular use the diverse systems from India and outside including indigenous/folk medicine, nature cure, Ayurvedic, Unani and other such systems, and other holistic or integrative approaches. Community-based management and control of healthcare and hygiene, and ensuring accountability of the state’s responsibility towards citizens in health, would be part of the stories featured here.

Folk artists as record-keepers of the pandemic

For perhaps the first time, folk and tribal artists around the country have been united by a common theme: Covid-19.

Vikalp Sutra: Covid-19 Relief Resources

To help groups get donations, find collaborations as well as information, education and communication materials

Remembering Debjeet Sarangi, Defender of Adivasi Knowledge and Heritage

Using modern science and knowledge to explore and support local practices and wisdom.

Kunariya: A Model Panchayat in Gujarat

"... cannot we, along with a few surrounding villages, produce most items of daily household use ourselves?“

Woman Quits Job, Helps Over 2,000 Himalayan Farmers Increase Earnings ‘Organically’

A former software professional's journey to start Himalaya2Home, a direct partnership channel that works with organic farmers in Uttarakhand.

विकल्प संगम के 65 संगठनों की मांग, महामारी को नियंत्रित करने के लिए सभी संसाधनों का इस्तेमाल किया जाये

प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - "अब हमें अपने ध्यान को निश्चित ही मानव और पर्यावरण के स्वास्थ्य और बेहतरी पर लगाना चाहिये"

कोव्हीड संकटाच्या दुस-या लाटेला तोंड देतांना मानव व निसर्ग यांच्या स्वास्थ्याला प्राधान्य द्यायला हवे, हाच अनुभवातून मिळाला आहे धडा (in Marathi)

कोव्हीडच्या दुस-या लाटेचे लोकांच्या आरोग्यावर व उपजीविकेवरील परिणामांचा विचार करुन उपाययोजना करण्यात यावी.