India at 70 : A Vibrant Democracy by Balmiki Prasad Singh
Focus article of the issue is on the occasion of completion of 70 years of independence of India. Former Governor of Sikkim and the author has opined that the rise of India in the comity of nations is a tribute to its democracy and its celebration of diversity
Health in the Era of Sustainable Development by K. Srinath Reddy
The special article by K. Srinath Reddy calls for greater resonance of health policies with Sustainable Development Goals. He has also pointed that social determinants of helath range beyond income and education to include water, sanitation, nutrition, environment, gender etc and has argued that a health policy should be planned to cover all these issues.