Gasping For Breath

Suno India

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Jul 30, 2022

Is Long Covid a Disability?

In this episode of Gasping for Breath season 2, we raise a question- Is Long Covid a disability? In 2021, the Americans with Disabilities Act recognised Long Covid as a disability.  In June, a tribunal in the...

38 mins

Jul 11, 2022

How long covid changes your body

This episode of Gasping for Breath is an attempt to understand Long Covid from the scientific community. We try to understand what is known about Long covid, what are its different manifestations, what are its...

26 mins

Jun 30, 2022

Life after COVID - My doctors did not believe me

In this episode, the survivors of Long Covid discuss their experiences with doctors. Most of them have been gaslighted by the medical fraternity. Medical gaslighting makes patients question their own experience...

33 mins

Jun 30, 2022

Life after COVID - My body does not feel the same

The second season of Gasping for Breath is about the people who live with Long Covid.  About 22 months after the pandemic began, in October 2021, the World Health Organisation defined what they called Post Cov...

27 mins

Aug 11, 2020

Treating TB is hard, it is worse if you are a woman

TB is also a highly stigmatised disease making it very difficult for patients enduring treatment. In this episode, we look at how the stigma makes it worse for women TB patients, a marginalised group. We hear t...

26 mins

Feb 05, 2020

How the private sector can help battle TB?

The private sector treats about 70% of TB patients. In this episode, we go to Patna which is successfully running a programme in engaging the private sector to battle TB. The programme links the private sector...

22 mins

Jan 23, 2020

Why TB patients aren't getting the drugs they need

India has the highest number of patients suffering from drug-resistant tuberculosis in the world. However, the access to newer TB drugs which have so far been more effective are not as easily available. The pat...

27 mins

Dec 30, 2019

The connection between drug use, HIV and TB

In this episode, we travel to Manipur and understand the risks of TB infection with the drug user community. The drug user community has, by and large, been ignored by the TB programme of the country. However b...

22 mins

Nov 30, 2019

Kerala model of TB control

The Joint Monitoring Mission recently visited Kerala and were all praises for its work in TB control with aims to eliminate the disease. In this episode we speak to Dr Shibu Balakrishnan and Dr Rakesh PS, both...

32 mins

Nov 26, 2019

How one man and a simple box are engaging the community to fight against TB

All it takes is a big box which cannot go unnoticed to stir a conversation about what's in/on it. In Jharkhand, that's what clicked in Hazaribagh district. Faiz Anwar made a box with "What do you know about TB?...

13 mins