Tackling child malnutrition in India’s largest slum

In central Mumbai, a stone’s throw from bustling Mahim Junction station, lies Asia’s second most populous slum. Sandwiched between the Western and Central railway lines and spanning just 2.39 square kilometres (that’s less than one square mile), Dharavi is home to somewhere between 800,000 and one million people. Daily life in

Stillbirth: Giving voice to the silence

Giving birth to a still, silent child is surely one of the greatest tragedies to befall a woman, causing unimaginable grief and pain. For far too long such losses have gone uncounted and largely unnoticed by the Global Health Community. There was no mention at all of stillbirth in the

Brain-drain and the post-2015 health agenda

Health has been a major focus of the international development agenda under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) since their inception. While the MDGs were important rallying points to focus efforts in key health areas such as tackling communicable diseases and maternal and child mortality, there are many factors that hindered