Nurses Are Our Best Bet To Provide Healthcare In Rural India

Nurses Are Our Best Bet To Provide Healthcare In Rural India

Lasiyo is two years old and lives in Khajuri- a remote, sparsely populated and poorly connected tribal hamlet in Rajasthan. Last year in September, his...
A Common Phobia Is Entering Our Households. Pay Attention

A Common Phobia Is Entering Our Households. Pay Attention

Mysophobia is defined as a pathological or an irrational fear of germs and contamination. It is an abnormal fear related to dirt and filth...
Smash Shame! Every Girl Deserves Dignity. Period

Smash Shame! Every Girl Deserves Dignity. Period

It's no secret that as women we’re confronted with sexist stereotypes on a daily basis. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in the workplace...
Drug-resistant TB: A Battle India Will Lose At Great Cost

Drug-resistant TB: A Battle India Will Lose At Great Cost

Priya was just 13 when she was detected with Tuberculosis five years ago. Years of inappropriate treatment left her totally resistant to all TB...
Blog: What Is Robbing India’s Children Of Their Childhood

Blog: What Is Robbing India’s Children Of Their Childhood

Every child has the right to a childhood – a time in life to learn, play, grow, develop, and feel safe and protected. But...
India’s Menstrual Hygiene Products Have Evolved. Taxation Should Be Next

India’s Menstrual Hygiene Products Have Evolved. Taxation Should Be Next

Working with PATH on sanitation and menstrual hygiene projects several years ago, I kept stumbling over the 'hush hush' subject of menstruation. Having had...
National Health Policy And Challenges Of Saving India’s Mothers And Babies

National Health Policy And Challenges Of Saving India’s Mothers And Babies

Policies lay down the intent and provide the direction. Viewed within this framework, the recently announced National Health Policy has articulated an ambitious vision...
Romi, Ramila and Florence Nightingale

Romi, Ramila and Florence Nightingale

In a remote tribal village, 100 kilometres South of Udaipur city and 20 kilometres away from the nearest city, a woman presents at AMRIT...
Mental Well-Being First! No Shame In Asking For Help

Mental Well-Being First! No Shame In Asking For Help

Tamanna (name changed), 34 years old, young successful entrepreneur, lives with her family including her husband, daughter, parents-in- law and brother- in- law. Her...
Take Up The Fight Against Fluorosis Before It’s Too Late

Take Up The Fight Against Fluorosis Before It’s Too Late

In 2004, the villagers of Chauhatta in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district started complaining of body pain. Unable to identify the cause for many months,...

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