June 14, 2021
Leveraging Behavioural Science to Promote Safe Practices: Lessons from Wave 1 of COVID-19 in Punjab
How can behavioural science be applied in public health communication to influence the adoption of safer practices? IDFC Institute, in collaboration with Noora Health, answer this question in the context of COVID-19 during Wave 1 through our researc...
April 25, 2021
Breathless in India: The price of inaction
India finds itself caught in the wake of exceptionalism and premature triumphalism.
April 21, 2021
As vaccination opens up, design a smarter communication plan
As we enter the general public vaccination drive, citizens will hopefully be more convinced of the need to take the jab. But instead of only leaving it to them, it is important to craft communication that combines motivation, relevant information and...
February 17, 2021
Budget 2021-22: A Boost to Affordable Housing, Urban Public Health, and Transportation
This year’s budget witnessed some important shifts in affordable housing, urban sanitation and public health, and transportation.
February 08, 2021
How India can improve urban public health with lessons from COVID-19
Harshita Agrawal and Suchi Kedia recommend certain steps that India can take to improve public health in its cities.
November 09, 2020
IDFC Institute: Karnataka COVID-19 Study Press Release
IDFC Institute carried out a comprehensive COVID-19 seroprevalence study in Karnataka based on data collected from a representative sample of households in 20 districts in the state from mid-June through August 2020. It found that the state alone has...
August 04, 2020
Using GIS for public health and its privacy implications: A case study of Kerala
Governments, globally, are turning to data and technology to improve governance, speci cally service delivery, with tools such as digital healthcare sensors and the Internet of ings. At the same time, these technologies are fusing into the lives of t...