A host of cultural and institutional factors has created an environment of complacency and lack of compliance. In which case, the third wave of the pandemic will be more tragic than anything we can conceive.
The coronavirus has definitely exposed several forms of intolerance and deep phobia toward non-heteronormativity and Queer perspectives and practices.
With the continued monetary and fiscal policy support along with other policy measures, the MSME sector has the potential to emerge as one of the crucial means of inclusive growth.
Healthcare is a field plagued by information asymmetry. The doctor always knows more than the patient and this is what makes patients vulnerable to exploitation in many cases.
After all, the targets in SDG3 would carry greater weight, if patients didn’t have to rely on doctors or healthcare providers who are regulated by informal relationships guided by friendship or family or second opinions. The need for better health care compliance is a pressing and growing need.
How policy inertia and a gender bias resulted in a failure to create an inclusive, ‘health-promoting framework’ that will help India achieve its SDG Goals.