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“Though caste is not everything & other identities also matter, such as gender & religion, it can be a very importa… https://t.co/CIxVO8a1Vb“Reservation allows upper castes to claim success on the basis of merit & [believe that it has] nothing to do with… https://t.co/OEbjqi82DJ“Globalisation-led mobility has created anxieties & insecurities & one way was to go back to the perceived identity… https://t.co/Ja5VU8nekWAbortions in India are legally regulated under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (1971) but women still find… https://t.co/LrkyklDUPBLack of access to safe abortions has been an issue in India even before the #COVID19 pandemic. 56% of abortions wer… https://t.co/tJ5NTV90AqWomen also struggled to access contraceptives during the #lockdown, which could have led to unintended pregnancies,… https://t.co/N3NNrWb9Ay1.85 million women in India may have failed to get an abortion during the #COVID19 pandemic and #lockdown, we repor… https://t.co/47yLymMXqNIt is important for people to have access to the "full spectrum of sexual and reproductive services" such as… https://t.co/bGhU6qpX5jLack of access to safe and legal #abortion services means that #women may be having unintended pregnancies. Between… https://t.co/vd0I22wPh5Abortions and unintended pregnancies are impacted by income, region and the legality of #abortions, a new study pub… https://t.co/yPBXKl9zfr“The idea of reservation needs to be opened up. We need to collect more data on caste identities:” Surinder Jodhka,… https://t.co/yrDykUgypU“Culturally & temperamentally, we are still not [a] very democratic people:” Surinder Jodhka, prof, sociology at JN… https://t.co/9u0UxxVXkw“Caste remains an important indicator of disadvantage and must be recognised to be so by everyone, and everyone mus… https://t.co/BFCTAoJggd“The policy [of reservations] will continue though its value is declining”: Surinder Jodhka, prof, sociology at JNU… https://t.co/jxjzhJxYk3“Though caste is not everything & other identities also matter, such as gender and religion, it can be a very impor… https://t.co/SzY0jGFK3j“Reservation allows upper castes to claim success on the basis of merit and [believe that it has] nothing to do wit… https://t.co/inA32HxnBH
8/3
2020
Hospitals in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad overcame challenges in recruiting #healthcare workers for #COVID19 care b… https://t.co/cjMsnhDMZT
Retweeted by IndiaSpendHealth workers say they will work in #COVID19 care if they get at least basic facilities--protective gear, lodging,… https://t.co/WoDpPwXKL9
Retweeted by IndiaSpendLow and delayed salaries, restrictions on PPE usage & long shifts make nurses and other healthcare workers hesitate… https://t.co/av2HhWvcAM
Retweeted by IndiaSpendIn some places, the authorities are recruiting nurses at salaries “not commensurate with the risk associated with… https://t.co/Drq31d1BQD
Retweeted by IndiaSpend.@WHO has recognised 2020 as the year of nurses & midwives. The #COVID19 outbreak has highlighted the importance of… https://t.co/rYgTDnflWQ
Retweeted by IndiaSpendHospitals in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad overcame challenges in recruiting #healthcare workers for #COVID19 care b… https://t.co/A9ewIsb0R2
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8/1
2020
Health workers say they will work in #COVID19 care if they get at least basic facilities--protective gear, lodging,… https://t.co/X3cC3AUq2B
Retweeted by IndiaSpendHospitals in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad overcame challenges in recruiting #healthcare workers for #COVID19 care b… https://t.co/OD4FgG4dUXLow and delayed salaries, restrictions on PPE usage and long shifts make nurses and other healthcare workers hesita… https://t.co/qs6miWpG6N
Retweeted by IndiaSpendIn some places, the authorities are recruiting nurses at salaries “not commensurate with the risk associated with… https://t.co/uTW5HDA7TB
Retweeted by IndiaSpendHealth workers say they will work in #COVID19 care if they get at least basic facilities--protective gear, lodging,… https://t.co/uLOPCCUz8TFalling fertility rates, #COVID's impact on #ViolenceAgainstWomen, school education, & more. Read #ResearchWire a f… https://t.co/mecZdWFETFLow and delayed salaries, restrictions on PPE usage & long shifts make nurses and other healthcare workers hesitate… https://t.co/12fIv8wbPD.@WHO has recognised 2020 as the year of nurses and midwives. The #COVID19 outbreak has highlighted the importance… https://t.co/fxyndxZvtJ
Retweeted by IndiaSpendLaunching today: #ResearchWire, our first curated newsletter. This fortnightly email is a compilation of the latest… https://t.co/awzXwR44dUIn some places, the authorities are recruiting nurses at salaries “not commensurate with the risk associated with… https://t.co/tjtfgRtlJE.@WHO has recognised 2020 as the year of nurses & midwives. The #COVID19 outbreak has highlighted the importance of… https://t.co/IyXaPfsVhuHospitals in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad overcame challenges in recruiting #healthcare workers for #COVID19 care b… https://t.co/3w5xc60GF4Health workers say they will work in #COVID19 care if they get at least basic facilities--protective gear, lodging,… https://t.co/sln54LsinlYou can access the report, released July 29, 2020, here: https://t.co/R1qR9unMywDecrease in avg BLL in pre-schoolers from >10 µg/dL to below 5 µg/dL have been linked to “significant decreases in… https://t.co/kaVIzy3NwlLead exposure on adults leads to >900,000 premature deaths/year, the report noted. 21.7 mn years of healthy life lo… https://t.co/C7R98IVTN8276 mn children in India have BLL >5 µg/dL. A meta-analysis of children’s BLL in India found that, on average, thes… https://t.co/l2rh8wjg1oLead is a neurological & cardiovascular toxic responsible for nearly 1.5% of annual global deaths (900,000). In com… https://t.co/yvNvxolZHwNearly 1 in 3 children--800 mn globally--have blood lead levels (BLL) at or >5 micrograms per decilitre (µg/dL), sa… https://t.co/DPNxogTHVhLow and delayed salaries, restrictions on PPE usage and long shifts make nurses and other healthcare workers hesita… https://t.co/nQwuPaieAHIn some places, the authorities are recruiting nurses at salaries “not commensurate with the risk associated with… https://t.co/bfNXatPGWO.@WHO has recognised 2020 as the year of nurses and midwives. The #COVID19 outbreak has highlighted the importance… https://t.co/rVOvSqFBUp
7/31
2020
9 of 10 govt & contract #sanitation workers were not assured health checkups, and as many did not get any instructi… https://t.co/vWLcVhJeybA survey of 214 #sanitation workers in 5 states & 2 metros finds that contract workers are worse off due to the… https://t.co/XWhwfuzk4SA 5-state, 2-metro survey of 214 #sanitation workers says: ~64% of those working received no instructions on… https://t.co/OzrAFFQ8tUNearly 64% of surveyed #sanitation workers had received no instructions or training related to #COVID19 safety, say… https://t.co/8YoY6xSTOK9 of 10 govt & contract sanitation workers were not assured health checkups, & as many did not get any instructions… https://t.co/D4HW7E1dPuA survey of 214 sanitation workers in 5 states & 2 metros finds that contract workers are worse off due to the… https://t.co/QfmvfBXQJMA 5-state, 2-metro survey of 214 sanitation #workers says: ~64% of those working received no instructions on… https://t.co/rG0OQzNROGNearly 64% of surveyed sanitation workers had received no instructions or training related to #COVID19 safety, says… https://t.co/rssLiUCU2p9 of 10 govt & contract sanitation workers were not assured health checkups, and as many did not get any instructio… https://t.co/2oBU8RJH5rYou can read the study here: https://t.co/xmGgyGkugWEven before the #COVID19 crisis, between 2002 and 2017, maternal and child malnutrition was a reason for 68% of und… https://t.co/M8AM9p767eMalnutrition caused by the #pandemic and the #lockdowns will exact long-term adverse impacts on children’s health a… https://t.co/1eqCmAXOlmVarious projections for reduced access to nutrition and health services suggest an additional 128,605 children youn… https://t.co/fJZYgzNXiBThis decline has led to a large increase in childhood wasting (thinness/weight loss)--of 14.3% among children young… https://t.co/so5Da2wu21Even fairly short #lockdowns, combined with severe mobility disruptions & comparatively moderate food systems disru… https://t.co/hwRaLYn1Z2Steep declines in household incomes, reduced availability/affordability of nutritious food & interruptions to healt… https://t.co/3Xy35FpRBlThe #pandemic will cause an additional 140mn people to live in poverty on less than $1.90 per day in 2020 by causin… https://t.co/YAY4FzBbolA survey of 214 sanitation workers in 5 states & 2 metros finds that contract workers are worse off due to the… https://t.co/FRvOMpEUOaA 5-state, 2-metro survey of 214 sanitation workers says: ~64% of those working received no instructions on… https://t.co/2MTnrdFysyNearly 64% of surveyed sanitation workers had received no instructions or training related to #COVID19 safety, says… https://t.co/MRknitEdGG
7/30
2020
India is considering a new import tariff on #solar modules & cells from China, which meet 80% of the country's dema… https://t.co/mFal3k1x84India could miss its 2030 target of increasing its renewables capacity by 5X to 450 GW by 4 years, says a new repor… https://t.co/uxDnsL9ELuWe’re happy to announce that you can now also read our work on the World Economic Forum’s (@wef) Strategic Intellig… https://t.co/o3fCGv4lv2India will miss its 2030 target of installing 450 GW of renewables unless it addresses hurdles: policy uncertainty… https://t.co/8rrK0DT8nXIndia’s renewable expansion is primarily led by solar--of the 175-GW target,100 GW or 57% has to come from solar. T… https://t.co/lpYdmQslPiIndia will have to double its #renewables capacity in 2 yrs & increase it 5X from the currently installed 80 GW to… https://t.co/vJxgVl8TLgIndia is considering a new import tariff on solar modules & cells from China, which meet 80% of the country's deman… https://t.co/XXDKkWRWENIndia could miss its 2030 target of increasing its #renewables capacity by 5X to 450 GW by 4 years, says a new repo… https://t.co/EHsX1Ei4cXThe abstract can be accessed here: https://t.co/wBFMFuDF3QThe disparate reporting scores also reflect inequality in individual access to public health information and privac… https://t.co/LEg9hPLdxfThis calls for a central agency to monitor or audit the quality of data reported by the states, it said, adding tha… https://t.co/xwLr5kSSiFStates’ disparate scores show the lack of a unified framework at the national level for reporting #COVID19 data, wh… https://t.co/3waQfhYl4aDespite reporting ~1.5mn #COVID19 cases, the Centre continues to maintain that there is “no community transmission” https://t.co/a7fQLNQ0VLPunjab & Chandigarh compromised the privacy of individuals under quarantine by releasing their personally identifia… https://t.co/Bdr2AsBae6During the two-week period from May 19 to June 1 that was examined for this study, only 10 states provided a visual… https://t.co/jPTXOmdUvLStates scoring well also did well on the sustainable development index for good health and well-being, the pre-print notedThe study captured 4 aspects of public health data reporting: availability, accessibility, granularity & privacy. S… https://t.co/GTbEDgXZ3TThe quality of #COVID19 data reported by various state governments in India has varied widely, a non-peer-reviewed… https://t.co/qIE30dRdOfIndia will miss its 2030 target of installing 450 GW of #renewables unless it addresses hurdles: policy uncertainty… https://t.co/Go7w4ziwrBIndia’s renewable expansion is primarily led by solar--of the 175-GW target, 100 GW or 57% has to come from solar.… https://t.co/HwEmOAKH8tIndia will have to double its #renewables capacity in 2 yrs & increase it 5X from the currently installed 80 GW to… https://t.co/KeRCckvaQy
7/29
2020
When schools reopen post-#lockdown, #middaymeals must be resumed to get children into classrooms so they can make u… https://t.co/BbI1USVZ0FClick here to read the full report: https://t.co/DMCGg4ZiySIndia, too, has launched a national programme to cut air pollution across the country by 20-30% by 2024. If India c… https://t.co/un26xYBAz9China has reduced pollution by nearly 40% in 5 years and sustained it. European countries and the US took several d… https://t.co/XgsD9fhKjnMeanwhile, three-quarters of the world’s reductions in pollution have come from China alone since they began a “war… https://t.co/UjDyYYIBzxAround 89% of Southeast Asia’s residents live in areas where particulate pollution exceeds the WHO recommendations.… https://t.co/MnCEpNXWFyThe entire South Asia region has seen a 44% rise in pollution, cutting lives short by 5yrs on average in Bangladesh… https://t.co/wRt0Q490rW1 in 4 Indians are exposed to pollution levels not seen in any other country. #AQLI finds that Indians on an averag… https://t.co/2BK6zNNrmQIndia, the second most polluted country in South Asia after Bangladesh, has seen a 42% increase in pollution since… https://t.co/tMYSTdxcA6Air pollution has cut global life expectancy by 2yrs on average over the last two decades as improvements in some c… https://t.co/Dl58Ldz6LXThe world has made little progress in reducing air pollution over the last two decades. South Asian countries inclu… https://t.co/veN5P6bzp7Schools must focus on foundational skills when they reopen post-#lockdown, per new study that notes the lack of num… https://t.co/K152nsjSlJThough Jaipur has largely managed to avoid a health worker crisis, there have been reports of PPE quality issues &… https://t.co/v2VtLj3kan
Retweeted by IndiaSpend30 minutes to go: Nearly 6 months since India detected its 1st #COVID case, where do we stand in the battle against… https://t.co/rWWZhQ7GneEasily available testing, fixed shifts, accessible quarantines, timely salaries & protective gear. #Jaipur gave the… https://t.co/Cn5RAXz5Ba
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7/28
2020

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