As the COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed health systems worldwide, a new report brings together low-carbon and climate-resilient health solutions that can help protect the planet and individuals against future threats.

This report describes the potential financial outcomes that can be expected from successful development of a GBS vaccine that can attain global registration. The report also assesses whether specific additional financing is required to support the clinical development activities.

Home-based care has emerged as an important pillar of pandemic management. Various home care best practices included in this document provided holistic support to patients and their families. Home-based care is a low-cost model and can reach many people at the same time with the help of digital tools such as telemedicine/call centres/apps etc.

This briefing paper shows, factoring in wider savings on healthcare, economic productivity, and inequality reduction gained from improving air quality when deciding climate policies can justify bolder, faster action on air pollution and climate change.

This report is the first of its kind. It brings together various data sets to present the current status of hand hygiene, highlight lagging progress, and call governments and supporting agencies to action, offering numerous inspiring examples of change.

The panel recommended measures such as universal healthcare, additional work days under MGNREGS and direct cash transfers for workers, Peeved at the lack of data on unemployment and welfare measures to workers, particularly those in the unorganised sector, the Parliament Standing Committee on Labour pulled up the Centre in its report on “Impact

It is for the first time in recent history that almost the entire world is faced with a shared threat - theCovid-19 pandemic. Despite specific contexts and capabilities of countries and communities, there are potential lessons to be learnt from their strategies and experiences in tackling this shared threat.

Interim order passed by the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Kerala Private Hospitals Association Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 07/07/2021.

The matter related to supply of oxygen to private hospitals in Kerala and directions to stop the suppliers of oxygen from increasing the price of oxygen during the period of pandemic. It was brought to the attention of the court that without fixing the transportation cost that can be charged by the manufacturer/supplier of oxygen, the Ext.P5 order cannot be effectively implemented.

Order of the High Court of Tripura dated 25/06/2021 regarding management of Covid-19 situation in Tripura.

The HC directed the state to cover as many as possible under vaccination programme as per the availability of vaccine doses with the state administration which would ensure maximum coverage of vaccination within the shortest possible time.

Order of the High Court of Meghalaya dated 23/06/2021 on making Covid-19 vaccination mandatory in the state, before he or she resumes their businesses.

The High Court directed that all shops/establishments/local taxis/auto-rickshaws/maxi cabs and buses should display prominently at a conspicuous place, a sign "vaccinated' in the event all employees and staff of the concerned shop/establishment are vaccinated.

Pages