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Amit Wanchoo

Amit Wanchoo

2018 AsiaGlobal Fellow, Asia Global Institute, The University of Hong Kong

Dr Amit Wanchoo is a medical doctor, entrepreneur and social activist. He was a 2018 AsiaGlobal Fellow of the Asia Global Institute at The University of Hong Kong. He is founder chairman of the H N Wanchoo Trust, which operates an ambulance service in the Kashmir Valley, and CEO of SPACE Communications in Srinagar.

Articles by Amit Wanchoo

Population & Society

Living in Lockdown: Learning from the Kashmir Experience

Thursday, March 26, 2020

How have Kashmiris endured multiple lockdowns over the past 30 years? Physician and AsiaGlobal Fellow Amit Wanchoo offers practical advice on living through a crisis.

Economy

Coronavirus and the Poor: The High Socioeconomic Cost of Social Distancing

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

There is an opportunity to redesign health policies with the same broad goals for everyone but with a country or area-specific methodology of planning and execution.