Tag: access to healthcare

Rural Roads: Bengal Government Fails to Keep Poll Promises

 
/ March 30, 2018

A 4 kilometer long road connecting at least five villages lies broken for four years, despite state-level budget of 3962 crores being allocated for maintaining roads.

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Government Hospital in Jharkhand Leads by Example

 
/ February 8, 2018

At 167 deaths for every one lakh live births, India’s maternal mortality rate is still much higher than the Sustainable Development Goals target of 70. How can government hospitals help change the figure?

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Village gets Ambulance Service Thanks to a Video, a Determined Community and a Willing State

 
/ July 24, 2017

Many risked their lives due to the lack of an affordable ambulance service in a village in West Bengal, but things turned around when Bikash Barman made a video.

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Community Journalism brings Tuberculosis Clinic to a Mumbai Slum

 
/ March 8, 2017

Kavita had been suffering from tuberculosis for three years and had reached a critical stage.

A Long Walk towards Maternal Health in this Jharkhand Village

 
/ October 6, 2016

Julia Murmu, a mother from Jharkhand walks almost three kilometres through dense forest with her young child for any health-related issue. Afraid of attacks from wild animals and overall safety, the mothers refrain from going to the nearby Anganwadi centre for medicines and vaccinations. Under the Janani Suraksha Yojana and...

Help Get 25,000 People a Doctor Today!

 
/ July 16, 2014

Absentee doctor, medical negligence and lack of concern for the health and welfare of residents of Potanai village council.  Let’s turn that around for the better today.   Call to Action:  Pressurise the Chief District Medical Officer to appoint a regular doctor at the Potanai Health Center.    Dr. Bijay...