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Tech innovations to #EndTB —which one should we use?

It’s important to think of technology as an enabler, not a solution. What tech can’t do is replace the role of human contact in reaching out to, sensitising, and supporting those struggling with the disease and its effects. What technology must aim for is patient empowerment.

SBCC: Old wine or a new spirit!

We know that merely informing people of good practices - for instance related to immunisation, family planning, nutrition for pregnant and lactating women (the list is endless) - does not necessarily drive the adoption of good practices.

Do you have the patience to create impact?

Rather than seek immediate, visible impact from nonprofits, donors must start taking a long-term view that will help programmes achieve their true potential. Patience always pays.

WHO SEARO partnered with Swasti

WHO SEARO partnered with us to design strategies to end communicable diseases...

Advocacy for mental health: Create leaders to innovate and break stigma

When Devi, a woman in sex work in Madhya Pradesh, India found out that both she and her husband were tested positive for HIV, her life came to a standstill. “I thought the best option for me was death. I bought poison"...

Neat around, clean surround: moving towards my dream village

The monsoons are celebrated across India, especially in the north as they bring the much needed relief from the summer heat. But several village communities, such as Mohammad...

Life Skills: Improving lives of single working women

As I drove down the mountains in Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, watching the sunrise, I wondered what the day had in store for me. I was on my way to Tirupur to interview women from the garment factories...

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Let’s stop losing lives to avoidable illnesses

A community-based, preventive-promotive health intervention can ensure better health of tea garden workers.

Neat around, clean surround: moving towards my dream village

The monsoons are celebrated across India, especially in the north as they bring the much needed relief from the summer heat. But several village communities, such as Mohammad...

The UK-India CSR Awards in May 2017

Nominated Swasti Health Catalyst’s i4We model as one of the top five standout CSR projects.

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