An allopathic dispensary in rural Kashmir remained closed most of the time and no doctors were assigned to it. Community Correspondent Peer Azhar reported on the issue and with the help of his community brought change. Now the dispensary stays open for six-days-a-week and paramedical staff visits regularly. While the region is still battling with the aftermath of floods, medical attention in these allopathic centres is one of the foremost of concerns. “We are deeply thankful for your work,” a local activist in Kupwara told CC Peer.
First, COVID and now, climate change is affecting the livelihood of poor farmers of Uttar Pradesh.
No government official has visited them to take stock of the situation.