The pandemic was a force of nature. Britain’s pingdemic is a farce of human nature

by Rashmee

Posted on July 19, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Britain is dealing with a pingdemic with an app advising people with …

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What’s happening in Haiti?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 13, 2021 / open Democracy


The 7 July assassination of the country’s president, Jovenel Moïse, has thrown the country into …

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The global south needs rich countries to be committed on vaccines

by Rashmee

Posted on May 27, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS If there is anything more callous and cynical than Germany and France’s …

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What’s a cautious hug? It depends on where in Britain you are

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY From today, May 17, Covid-19 rules across Britain will be a patchwork …

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How to pandemic-proof a Hindu (or any other) pilgrimage

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… One of my grandmothers died after contracting small pox at the Kumbh …

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Reflections after a year as a volunteer in pandemic-hit Britain…

by Rashmee

Posted on April 12, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Sunday, April 11 marked one year of constant volunteering on my part. …

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America’s bad news bias is a feature not a bug

by Rashmee

Posted on April 6, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA Bad news bias is not breaking news. Recently published research by …

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The pandemic has hit Palestinians harder because of the health apartheid

by Rashmee

Posted on January 25, 2021


On Sunday, January 24, Israel’s health minister Yuli Edelstein went on British television and disavowed …

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New year, new concepts: Digital vaccine passports. Vaxxies

by Rashmee

Posted on January 1, 2021


Digital vaccine passports. Vaxxies. The first term signifies antibody protection – those who completed the …

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To tackle vaccine hesitancy, choose your words wisely

by Rashmee

Posted on December 9, 2020 / The National


As the global vaccination effort prepares to get under way, there is an urgent need …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK