Untold Health
S2E1: How can the design of a hospital affect your health?

S2E1: How can the design of a hospital affect your health?

November 5, 2019

Healthcare professionals and medications are the cornerstone of treatment; but something we don't often think about is how the hospital itself is affecting our health. In this episode, we explore the importance of hospital design, interview a hospital architect in Copenhagen, and reflect on how design principles can be tailored to specific patient sub-populations.

S1E6: Where is the Accountability in India’s Healthcare Sector?

S1E6: Where is the Accountability in India’s Healthcare Sector?

September 18, 2019

Forced procedures, violated patient rights and a tricky legal system. In this insightful episode, we talk to Dr. Edward Premdas Pinto of the Center for Health and Social Justice in New Delhi, India, about accountability in the Indian healthcare sector. This is the final episode of Season 1 of the podcast, with the theme of 'Urban Health in India'.

S1E5: Reverse Innovation - What can India teach the rest of the world?

S1E5: Reverse Innovation - What can India teach the rest of the world?

September 11, 2019

We explore the concept of Reverse Innovation, one that broadly speaking reverses the innovation trend: innovations in poorer countries being adopted in richer ones. The concept has been pioneered particularly in the business and management world, but has great implications in the healthcare space. This is part of Season 1 of the podcast, focusing on 'Urban Health in India'.

S1E4: Healthcare-in-a-box - Building health access from the ground up with the Swasth Foundation

S1E4: Healthcare-in-a-box - Building health access from the ground up with the Swasth Foundation

September 4, 2019

A conversation with the founder of the Swasth Foundation, Sundeep Kapila, about starting the foundation and creating a vast network of healthcare facilities from the ground up. He talks about how his experience as a management consultant helped shape his vision for healthcare in India, and the progress the foundation has made thus far. This is part of Season 1 of the podcast, within the theme of 'Urban Health in India'.

S1E3: Slum Health and Barefoot Researchers

S1E3: Slum Health and Barefoot Researchers

August 29, 2019

In this episode, we discuss some of the major health challenges faced in urban slum populations, looking in particular at those in Mumbai, India. Additionally, we speak to two 'barefoot researchers' about their work in the field. This is part of Season 1 of the podcast, with the theme of 'Urban Health in India'.

S1E2: Improving Urban Primary Health Centers - A Tata Trust Case Study

S1E2: Improving Urban Primary Health Centers - A Tata Trust Case Study

August 22, 2019

In this episode we talk to Amar Nawkar, a program officer from the Tata Trust, to discuss a new project improving primary healthcare facilities in Nagpur, India. This is part of season 1 of the Untold Health podcast, with the theme of 'Urban Health in India'.

S1E1: The 500 Million People Question - Ayushman Bharat

S1E1: The 500 Million People Question - Ayushman Bharat

August 11, 2019

In 2018, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, launched one of the biggest and perhaps most ambitious healthcare schemes ever. In this episode, we explore Ayushman Bharat, the biggest health insurance scheme in the world. This is part of season 1 of the Untold Health podcast, with the theme of 'Urban Health in India'.