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India In- Focus

The India In-Focus podcast is back with a special mini-series that recaps the societal response to COVID-19 in India. Over the course of this seven-part series as we count down to the one-year mark of the nationwide lockdown in India, our host Satchit BalsariAssistant Professor in emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, speaks with experts across industries about the pandemic’s impact. In each episode, Dr. Balsari explores with his guests the key issues related to India’s response to the pandemic and the challenges that lie ahead.

On The Role of Masking

Mushfiq Mobarak, Professor of Economics at Yale University and Co-Chair of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab’s Urban Services initiative

Read the transcript as the Word Doc here and as a PDF here.

Photo credit: PTI

Impact on the Lives of Children

Enakshi Ganguly, Co-Founder of HAQ: Centre for Child Rights

Read the transcript as the Word Doc here and as a PDF here.

Photo Credit: Nagara Gopal 

PREVALENce of covid-19 IN INDIA

Manoj Mohanan, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Economics, and Global Health at Duke University

Read the transcript as the Word Doc here and as a PDF here.

Photo Credit:  Syed Ali

The Epidemiology of the Pandemic

Sanjay Mehendale, Director of Research at P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre

Read the transcript as the Word Doc here and as a PDF here.

Photo credit: Macau Photo Agency 

Preparing for the Pandemic

Anup MalaniLee and Brena Freeman Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and a Professor at the Pritzker School of Medicine

Read the transcript as the Word Doc here and as a PDF here.

Photo Credit: Mika Baumeister 

Developing COVID-19 Tests

Anu AcharyaFounder of MapMyGenome

Photo Credit: Mufid Majnun