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A ‘Medicine-Free’ Way of Life

 
/ December 5, 2018

In response to the increasing dependency on medication and growing burden of lifestyle diseases, ‘medicine-free life’ empowers people to take charge of their health.

Woman Disabled After Sterilisation Awaits Justice

 
/ November 16, 2015

In 2011, Kanku Bai a woman from Rajasmand District of Rajasthan underwent sterilisation. Soon after the procedure, she started facing complications. Despite approaching local health facilities her condition did not improve. Over four years, her conditioned worsened. Today, she can neither walk, move her arms or speak. Her husband has...

Impact| Getting Water for Dalit Hamlet in Maharashtra

 
/ March 7, 2016

Under the Self Governance Scheme, the government made arrangements for clean drinking water at Warola village. But that scheme did not reach the dalit hamlet which is home to 250 families. Only the dalit community was deprived of their right to clean drinking water. ‘We have no water through out...

No vaccinations, nutrition for children due to a lack of anganwadi centre

 
/ July 2, 2015

Children between the age of 0-6 years have no access to education, nutrition or vaccination due to the lack of an anganwadi centre in their village. Under the Janani Suraksha Yojana and the Janani Shishu Suraksha Yojana, the Indian government’s scheme to bring down maternal and neonatal deaths, women and...

Impact: Clean and Healthy Food at the School!

 
/ May 11, 2015

Katrasi Village, Jehanabad District, Bihar | Asha Community Correspondent Asha made a video which helped improve the quality of school lunches for over 300 students. This is their story. One afternoon while sitting down to eat lunch at school, Sweety, a student was shocked to find worms floating in her...

Policy Pipe-dreams: Smart Card is just a piece of plastic in Jharkhand

 
/ October 13, 2014

“They told me that the smart card is not working,” says Bahamuni Hembrom, who had to pay more than INR 10000 to the nursing home where she delivered her child. “When we were coming back, they took the receipt back,” her husband told Community Correspondent Chunnu Hansda.   CALL FOR ACTION:...

No Right to Health

 
/ July 7, 2014

Article 21 of Indian Constitutionstates:Protection Of Life And Personal Liberty: No person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by law.This has come to include the Right to Health as a fundamental right and thus the Government has a responsibility to fulfill it. ...