Health Care as a ‘Public Good’: Urban Health Care and Exclusion in India

Health in Slums: Project Exhale

This video looks at the problems caused by smoke that is released inside houses in slums while cooking. The team involved, tries to understand the problem and look for a solution through interactions with women from the community. Language – English...
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India Committing to Child Survival (Infographic)

This infographic provides information about the mortality rate of children under five; the progress that has been made and the challenges that still need to be overcome. Language – English Access Location(s) – UNICEF Publisher – UNICEF Year of Publishing...
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Homeless in Delhi: In Search of Health Care (Part III: Kabir)

This field entry follows the efforts of the Hausla team of Aman Biradari who work with homeless men and manage a Recovery Shelter that provides a place for homeless men to recover from accidents, illnesses, drug addictions, etc. Language – English Access...
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Homeless in Delhi: In Search of Health Care (Part II: Kishan Bahadur)

This field entry follows the efforts of the Hausla team of Aman Biradari who work with homeless men and manage a Recovery Shelter that provides a place for homeless men to recover from accidents, illnesses, drug addictions, etc. Language – English Access...
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Homeless in Delhi: In Search of Health Care (Part I: Amit Kumar)

This field entry follows the efforts of the Hausla team of Aman Biradari who work with homeless men and manage a Recovery Shelter that provides a place for homeless men to recover from accidents, illnesses, drug addictions, etc. Language – English Access...
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Out of the Shadows

This in depth article, which is accompanied by a video, looks at the largely neglected issue of mental illness around the world. Using examples from different contexts, the documentary makes a case for giving due credence and acknowledgment to mental...
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A Closer Walk

This touching documentary has been directed by Robert Billheimer. It explores the global epidemic of AIDS and exposes the neglect and discrimination that people living with HIV+, AIDS have to struggle with. It also looks at global inequalities in access...
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One Bridge to the Next

This documentary by Kim A. Snyder follows the work of Dr. Jim Withers who began doing night rounds in the street of Pittsburgh, USA in 1992 offering medical help to the homeless. Trailer and details for purchase available here: Language – English Access...
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Sicko

This documentary by Michael Moore critically looks at the health care services provided in the United States of America by profit oriented health management organisations and pharmaceutical companies. Language – English Access Location – Youtube Director...
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Urban Health Action Research Project- Understanding Factors At Household Level Affecting Access to Diabetes Care

The video provides a case study from an administrative ward in Bangalore, where community health workers share their experiences of working with the urban poor. The video has interviews from two residents as well who share the medical problems and the...
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