How can India make the most of the nation-wide lockdown to contain the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic? How can India rapidly ramp up testing and diagnostics? How can India's governments, private sector and civil society come together to halt the further spread of this highly contagious disease?
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw talks to V Ravichandar of the Bangalore International Centre and host Pavan Srinath about COVID-19 on Episode 134 of The Pragati Podcast.
This episode is a rebroadcast of Episode 1 of the BIC Talks Podcast by the Bangalore International Centre.
Bangalore International Centre is a an inclusive platform for informed conversations, arts and culture, and is a much-needed public space in the city of Bangalore. The BIC Talks Podcast is a bi-weekly show that will foster discussions, dialogue, ideas, cultural enterprise and more.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the Founder and Chairperson of Biocon and is a pioneering Biotech and Healthcare specialist in India. V Ravichandar is the honorary director of the Bangalore International Centre.
Learn more about the BIC Talks Podcast and listen to all episodes at https://bangaloreinternationalcentre.org/watch-listen-read/audio/
Pragati Podcast #133: Modeling the Spread of Epidemics, with Srini Venkatramanan. https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-pragati-podcast
Thale-Harate Kannada Podcast #61: ಕೊರೋನ - ವೈದ್ಯ. A Private Practitioner & COVID-19, with Dr Srinand Srinivas. https://ivmpodcasts.com/harate-kannada-podcast-episode-list/2020/3/19/ep-61-a-private-practitioner-amp-covid-19
BIC Talks Podcast #2: Ramping up India's COVID-19 Testing, with Vijay Chandru. https://bangaloreinternationalcentre.org/audio/ramping-up-indias-covid-19-testing/
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