From the Frontlines

From the Frontlines

Stories From A Pandemic

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The humanitarian crisis being caused by the second wave of COVID-19 in India has challenged the very definition of 'frontline' workers. In this episode, we feature the stories of eight different frontline workers, specifically, journalists, volunteers and essential service workers, on what they saw, experienced, and how they coped. Content warning: This episode contains content that may be alarming to some listeners. We advise listener and reader discretion for graphic depictions of death, discussion of mental health and existential struggle. Please check the show notes for a detailed description and take care of yourself.Episode contributors: Prof Vikram Patel, Kashif Kakvi, Ishan Tankha, Rohini Mohan, Kiran, Sandeep Singh, Shailendra Pal, Tanu Dogra and Liklaleima NingombamHost: Pattie Gonsalves Produced in New Delhi by Faith Gonsalves Audio and music produced by Ishaan Gandhi A project of Sangath, supported by the Wellcome TrustArtwork by Natasha Yadav 
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The humanitarian crisis being caused by the second wave of COVID-19 in India has challenged the very definition of 'frontline' workers. In this episode, we feature the stories of eight different frontline workers, specifically, journalists, volunteers and essential service workers, on what they saw, experienced, and how they coped. Content warning: This episode contains content that may be alarming to some listeners. We advise listener and reader discretion for graphic depictions of death, discussion of mental health and existential struggle. Please check the show notes for a detailed description and take care of yourself.Episode contributors: Prof Vikram Patel, Kashif Kakvi, Ishan Tankha, Rohini Mohan, Kiran, Sandeep Singh, Shailendra Pal, Tanu Dogra and Liklaleima NingombamHost: Pattie Gonsalves Produced in New Delhi by Faith Gonsalves Audio and music produced by Ishaan Gandhi A project of Sangath, supported by the Wellcome TrustArtwork by Natasha Yadav 
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