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All Things Policy: Is India Really Closer to Achieving its Sanitation Goals?

A new WHO report, State of the World’s Sanitation, reveals what progress has been made and what remains to be done. What are the social factors affecting the utilization of sanitation facilities? Is India actually 100% open-defecation free? Shambhavi Naik...

Covid-19: Transnational Cooperation and the Epistemic Community

By Dr Rajesh Basrur Summary: The scientific community is critical to the battle against Covid-19. But to strengthen its efforts, we need to go beyond current institutional limitations. President Trump’s announcement that he will withdraw American funding from the World...

When WHO understates coronavirus risk, you know China’s geopolitics is at play

There is something a little puzzling about the international response to the Wuhan novel coronavirus – nCoV-2019 – outbreak: the actions taken by the United States, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and other countries exceed what the World Health Organization...

Eye on China: Coronavirus Outbreak – Huawei Gains – Arms Production – CPEC – US Spy Scandal – Tibet Legislation

Eye on China is a weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom from an Indian interests perspective.  I. The Coronavirus Outbreak Cases & Fatalities: The campaign to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus remains the big...