‘A Reflection on My PhD Fieldwork Experience Kalimpong district, India’ by ADN’s Intern and previous Administrator, Peter McGowran

A Reflection on My PhD Fieldwork Experience Kalimpong district, India By: Peter McGowran   Last year I took on a short-term administrator role with the ADN. Since May 2019 when the role officially finished, I have undertaken my PhD fieldwork in Kalimpong…

‘Project NHS Hero Inspiration Wall – Royal Free Hospital ICU’ by Intern for the IPPF-funded project on Reproductive Health, Nima Roy

Project NHS Hero Inspiration Wall – Royal Free Hospital ICU By: Nima Roy “Art is something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness.” – Anni Albers 4 weeks, 1,500+ pieces of art, 2 graffiti murals and many…

‘Is Odisha leading to fight against COVID-19?’ by ADN’s Affiliates, Dr. Jalandhar Pradhan, Mr. Niranjan Bariyar and Dr. Madhulika Sahoo

Is Odisha leading the fight against COVID-19? By: Dr. Jalandhar Pradhan*, Mr. Niranjan Bariyar and Dr. Madhulika Sahoo The first case of COVID-19 outbreak was reported in India on 30 January 2020 in Kerala, while Odisha, an eastern state of…

‘COVID-19: A Social Response to an Anti-Social Virus’ by ADN’s Media and Communications Manager, Matthew Merry

COVID-19: A Social Response to an Anti-Social Virus By: Matthew Merry The current COVID-19 crisis has seen an unprecedented wave of governmental restrictions that would be more at home in an apocalyptic film than in the 21st Century. The main…

Personal Reflective Blog on COVID-19, by ADN’s Affiliate, Silvia Zanini

Personal Reflective Blog By: Silvia Zanini, ADN’s Affiliate based in New Zealand I am an Italian living in New Zealand, a chartered management accountant, with a degree in Economics and Commerce from the University of Turin, Italy, and a MsC…

Social distancing a learning experience! Written by ADN’s Intern, Meharaj Bano

Meharaj Bano, ADN’s Intern and BBA Student at Vellore Institute of Technology University in India, has written a personal and reflective piece, titled ‘Social distancing a learning experience!’. It is very well written and provides an interesting insight. Please read…

Understanding Social Distance, Written by our Regional Coordinator in India, Dr Madhulika Sahoo

Understanding Social Distance By: Dr Madhulika Sahoo India’s outbreak of the novel Coronavirus has affected more than 100s of people from 17 different states. As of the 17th of April 2020, about 452 deaths and 13,835 infected cases have been…

Reflective Brief from ADN’s Solution Exchange Officer, Jos Bal

Reflective Brief from ADN’s Solution Exchange Officer, Jos Bal A reflective brief comes from our Solution Exchange Officer, Jos Bal. Jos is currently a policy advisor in the Zuid-Holland Zuid Safety Region in The Netherlands. Jos is also a volunteer…

Book on ‘Avoidable Deaths: A Systems Failure Approach to Disaster Risk Management’

Book on ‘Avoidable Deaths: A Systems Failure Approach to Disaster Risk Management’ By: Nibedita Ray-Bennett   Ray-Bennett’s book ‘Avoidable Deaths: A Systems Failure Approach to Disaster Risk Management’ , published in 2018, addresses one of the most pressing questions of…