Articles by Deepika Saluja

Deepika is an EV 2016 and an Independent Consultant.

My hopes and worries for “Modicare”

Posted in articles by on September 14, 2018

India’s journey towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is gaining special attention since the Modi Government announced the country’s largest health care programme ever, named ‘Ayushman Bharat’ on 1st Feb, 2018 – just a year before the general elections scheduled in 2019. By way of example, Richard Horton discusses in this … Read more »

Climate change – a frightening reality: A short report from two conferences I attended in North America

Posted in articles by and on November 24, 2017

2017: A year with multiple hurricanes of category 4-5 devastating Texas, Florida and the Caribbean islands; monsoon floods displacing millions and killing thousands in South Asia; record wildfires burning ~8.5 mn acres of land in the western US, leaving people around Oregon, Washington and California choking on dangerous levels of … Read more »

Post-travel reflections on the issue of homelessness

Posted in articles by on January 27, 2017

I was on a conference marathon, attending 3 prominent international conferences in the area of Public Health (QHR2016, APHA2016 & HSR2016) and an intense training program (EV4GH) across several cities of the U.S. & Canada. It was during my visit to these places that I found numerous homeless people sitting … Read more »