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.
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'.
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'.
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'.
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'.
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'.
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'.