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Dear Pari, India’s first narrative podcast on adoption hosted by parents Rakesh and Priya, will take the listeners through their journey of adopting their daughter while discussing pertinent issues. Parents, adoptees, government officials, anti-trafficking experts on child adoption are part of this series. This series is brought to you by Suno India, a podcast platform for issues that matter. Subscribe on www.sunoindia.in

Why investing in public health infrastructure is vital to tackle outbreaks like COVID-19

On March 11, the World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. From 3 people testing positive in early February to 102 people now, the exponential growth has led to widespread measures being taken by various state governments as well as the central government such as the closure of educational institutions, public gatherings among other measures. As India gears up with containment measures, Suno India Editor Padma Priya reached out to Dr Anant Bhan, a researcher and expert in Bioethics, Global Health and Health Policy to talk about the Corona Virus response by the government and how health inequities and access to health matter in times of pandemic. We also speak about the importance of closer linkage between public and private medical facilities, need for efficient risk communication as well the role of a citizen in these times.

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Why investing in public health infrastructure is vital to tackle outbreaks like COVID-19