Covid-19 and Health

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Blade runner 2021

Imaginary friends get real. Things are very exciting in our retirement complex. I had never imagined when Thomas and I moved into this apartment four years ago that we would

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Spot On!

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Covid confusion: going viral

Frances Coppola shows where the truth lies. If there is one industry that has flourished under coronavirus, it is the statistics industry. Never have so many statistics been produced, charted,

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Interviews

Intensive Care

Over five years, Madeleine Bunting travelled the country, speaking to charity workers, doctors, social workers, in-home carers, nurses, palliative care teams and parents, to explore the value of care. Out

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Articles

Don’t count on it

Jonathan Aldred explains how there is more to equations than numbers when it comes to Covid policy. According to Boris Johnson’s former chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, when the pandemic hit

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Period pain

Ankit on a community visit: “The womenfolk are mostly aware of sanitary pads but would never think about using them. The stigma is huge.” The return on investment in menstrual

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The weight of numbers

Indian society’s fixation on high scores above all else in education is damaging  children’s mental health, according to Festival for Change challenge finalist, Project Ruhani. Karen Marshall explains. Aashna Agrawal

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Nigeria: an infected economy

Malpractice and mismanagement have long been the emblem of Nigerian government. Covid has added to the West African nation’s woes and young Nigerians are fleeing their homeland. Grimot Nane looks

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A tale of two viruses

How do little guys defeat big guys? Francisco Perez tells the story. First there were reports of a newfound virus in the eastern part of the country. My colleagues and

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Brazilian wane

Brazil is big. But politics and inequality are the fuel for its Covid wildfire says Laura Zampini. In mid-June, while most of Europe and Asia were starting to relax restrictions,

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Health economics: a prognosis

Is established thinking in economics up to the challenges presented by healthcare provision? Geoffrey M. Hodgson conducts and examination. “Health economics would seem to be a perfect topic for heterodox

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Event Recordings

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The Foundational Economy

Privatisation, market choice, outsourcing: these are the watchwords that have shaped policy in numerous democratic states in the last generation. These were claimed to provide more efficient services so we

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