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Messages from World AIDS Day, 2017. Photo: Reuters

Heal the world

1 min read . 01 Dec 2018
A year ago, Nikita Verma (in blue) visited a government hospital where she requested the clinician to be careful while taking her blood sample, ‘because the needle was hurting me’, she says. The clinician allegedly replied, ‘Why? Doesn’t it hurt you when you do other things?’Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint (Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

Do the PEP Talk

17 min read . 13 Nov 2018
The rate of fall in annual new HIV infections has slowed. Photo: HT
Monish Siripurapu, founder, Ant Studio, and team members Astha Chopra (middle) and Aishwarya Kaura with the Cool Ant system. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

Can Cool Ant create a buzz?

3 min read . 25 May 2018
Public health delivery problems, at the grassroots, are far more complex than most business problems. Photo: HT

Wisdom of the crowd

3 min read . 22 Feb 2018
In India there is one government allopathic doctor for every 10,189 people, one government hospital bed for every 2,046 people and one state-run hospital for every 90,343 people. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint