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Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
Sanchita Sharma

Sanchita Sharma


Sanchita is the health & science editor of the Hindustan Times. She has been reporting and writing on public health policy, health and nutrition for close to two decades. She is an International Reporting Project fellow from Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and was part of the expert group that drafted the Press Council of India’s media guidelines on health reporting, including reporting on people living with HIV.

articles by Sanchita Sharma (1524 results)
Oct 05, 2019 23:33
“Healthy people don’t need supplementation but with rising income and increasing health consciousness, having supplements has become a fad,” said Rekha Sharma, former chief dietician AIIMS. read more
Oct 02, 2019 23:43
Experts say while the last mile challenges like access to safe water and functioning soak pits for human excreta remain, providing an estimated 500 million toilets to prevent open defecation has brought measurable public health gains. read more
Sep 25, 2019 23:29
Jangid soon won support from her peers in school and formed a “bal panchayat” (youth council) and was elected sarpanch (head). read more
Sep 25, 2019 23:28
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, said never has there been a symbolic Indian effort at the UN of such a tangible nature, which impacts every country. read more
Sep 25, 2019 10:30
In his speech after receiving the Global Goalkeepers Goals Award 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a democracy is not just about voting in a popular government, it’s about putting people in the centre of systems and schemes. read more
Sep 25, 2019 09:17
PM Modi inaugurated the Gandhi Solar Park with 193 solar panels, each representing a member of the multilateral body, at the UN Headquarters during the Gandhi@150 commemorative event. read more
Sep 24, 2019 08:20
India’s expansion of public health programmes, such as expanding vaccination under Mission Indradhanush and sanitation services under Swachh Bharat is winning global accolades, including the Goalkeepers award from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. read more
Sep 18, 2019 23:58
The report showcases India’s pioneering “JAM trinity” that stands for Jan Dhan Yojana to help the poor open bank accounts, Aadhaar to provide every Indian with a biometric-authenticated unique identity number, and mobile phones that helped monitor quality... read more
Sep 18, 2019 23:57
A convergence of ecological, political, economic and social trends, including population growth, urbanisation, globally integrated economy, widespread and faster travel, conflict, migration and climate change has raised the frequency and size of epidemics... read more
Sep 18, 2019 10:19
Sanitation and India’s “innovative and thoughtful” use of digital technology to make people’s lives better are the areas where the Gates Foundation thinks India has made progress. read more
Sep 18, 2019 04:02
Bill Gates on why the Gates Foundation is awarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards in New York later this month read more
Sep 15, 2019 14:46
What and how much you eat determines the immunological response and susceptibility to disease more than your genes. read more