Inequity and Inequalities - what COVID-19 reveals about systemic inequity - Expert Coversations 1 - The Helping Hand Foundation and Covid-19 in India
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In this video, Mr Askari talks about the situation in India during the pandemic and the focuses of the foundation's work. During the Covid pandemic the Helping Hand Foundation have been involved in ration distribution, home isolation care in urban slums, online health consultations, testing, ambulance and funeral services and distributing information through hospital help desks.
We also hear about catastrophic health expediture and out of pocket health expenses, the dichotomy between public and private healthcare services and how the high rate of illiteracy adds additional challenges in health promotion and education.