Scaling up Dilaasa - How health care systems are helping women facing violence in India

Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) - by Anshit Baxi & Diana Thomas

Violence against women is a public health issue

As a part of The Third Eye's Public Health Edition, Dr. Sanjida Arora was interviewed by Third Eye's team. She talks about how public health systems can serve the public better if there was more reflection on gender biases and structural violence.

MUKTA: A journey from dark to dawn – A doctor’s experience of responding to violence against women in India

Written by Dr Jyoti Vikas Rokade, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Government Medical College, Miraj.

Redressing violence against women in COVID 19: Experiences of hospital-based centres in Mumbai, India

Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI)

CEHAT-Dilaasa has developed guidelines to continue providing crisis intervention services for survivors of violence in 11 peripheral hospitals of Mumbai, while staying safe from COVID-19.


LaQshya: Labour Room Quality Improvement Initiative

Recognizing the need to prioritize safe and respectful childbirth practices, the government of India in March 2018 launched LaQshya – Labour Room Quality Improvement Initiative, to be implemented nation-wide with the objective of reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity, and enhancing the satisfaction of women availing of healthcare. The LaQshya initiative is to be coordinated by the Maternal Health Division, and is to receive support from the Child Health Division and the National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC). The funds for the programme shall be channelled through the National Health Mission (NHM) Programme Implementation Plan.


Seven Hills Hospital: An expense for taxpayers at the cost of public health

The Seven Hills Hospital, a public-private partnership (PPP) facility, was built on BMC-owned land near Mumbai's international airport and inaugurated with much fanfare. The 1500 bed-facility, designed to be Asia's largest multi-specialty hospital was inaugurated by former President Pratibha Patil, and had Amitabh Bacchan as its brand ambassador.