Interpreting India

Assessing India's COVID-19 Response With K. Sujatha Rao

Episode Summary

To help take stock of India's pandemic strategy, Srinath Raghavan speaks to K. Sujatha Rao. They discuss the impact of India's nationwide lockdown, center-state public health relations, and the way forward.

Episode Notes

To help take stock of India's pandemic strategy, Srinath Raghavan speaks to K. Sujatha Rao. They discuss the impact of India's nationwide lockdown, center-state public health relations, and the way forward. 

References:

  1. Do We Care? India's Public Health System by K. Sujatha Rao
  2. 2nd Joint Statement on the COVID-19 Pandemic in India by the Indian Public Health Association (IPHA), Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM) & Indian Association of Epidemiologists 
  3. Members of PM's COVID-19 Task Force Say Lockdown Failed Due to Unscientific Implementation by Vidya Krishnan and Aathira Konikkara