Rural Realities | Karnataka Practitioners’ Experiences In Tackling The Second Wave


To discuss the ways to tackle the spread of the second wave of COVID-19 in rural areas of India, the Centre for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS) and Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi organized a panel discussion on “Rural Realities | Karnataka Practitioners’ Experiences in Tackling the Second Wave.” The esteemed panelists included Dr. Purnima Madhivanan, BIO5 member and UArizona associate professor with the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Along with her colleagues, Dr. Madhivanan discussed issues including the challenges of vaccine shortage, access to technology, and the role of government in providing sustained public health policy.