Sushmita Malaviya

Oct 02, 2019
Women and children will bear the brunt of climate change in India. Photo: PATH.   This year India witnessed severe bouts of heat wave across its plains. In the long summer, large parts of India faced severe water stress. As I write, sharp, intense
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Mother holds her infant daughter after receiving routine vaccines.
Apr 23, 2019
Mothers go above and beyond to care for their children. When a child falls ill with diarrhea, mothers are usually the first line of treatment—hopefully aided by oral rehydration solution, zinc, and the ability to access healthcare facilities if
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Mar 27, 2019
Devyani's bout of diarrhea involved an emergency visit to the city of Bhopal, 25 miles away. It was a pivotal moment for her parents that changed their perspective on hygiene and sanitation. Photo: Sushmita Malaviya.   I try my best never to miss
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Oct 18, 2018
Jan 24, 2018 Ringing in 2018 with an exciting rotavirus vaccine milestone
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May 03, 2017
Back in 2000, when the Indian newspaper the Hindustan Times launched its Bhopal edition and I joined the team, I quickly learned about the importance of ‘local’ editions and the challenge of hunting out stories that would resonate with readers in
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Apr 20, 2017
  Cristina Bicchieri, Professor in the Departments of Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, was recently in New Delhi where, among other things, she conducted a session on understanding social norms for behavior change with
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Jul 23, 2014
Twenty-five year old Durga has travelled 15 km from her village to get to Darbhanga (Bihar), the district headquarters, following the advice of the local auxiliary nurse and midwife (ANM). Her daughter Puja, who is 10 months old and severely
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