Rosamma Thomas

Rosamma Thomas is a freelance journalist based in Pune, Maharashtra, India. She has worked with the Centre for Internet and Society, India, as part of a project studying gender, welfare, and surveillance supported by Privacy International.

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Citizen data and freedom: the fears of people living with HIV in India

Posted Mon 2 Nov 2020 - 11:16 | 1,659 views

People living with HIV and AIDs in India face greater risk of exposure in relation to their private health information and data, especially as the government, hospitals, insurance companies etc. collect data. COVID-19 crisis also raises concerns whether big data is a tool of prevention and health care or at the service of government repression.

Image description: Panel showing differnet aspects of HIV/AIDS