Tag: national rural health mission

Job Openings – Video Volunteers India

 
/ September 4, 2009

Openings at Video Volunteers India Video Volunteers India, based in Goa, is looking to fill several positions to help lead our organization into the next phase. VV is a media and human rights NGO that is growing and changing along with the media and social change space in India. We...

In Sickness and Death there is no Medical Facilities at the Horizon

 
/ October 24, 2016

A father lost three children to sickness which could have been easily treated by a doctor. But with no medical facilities or doctors around for 25 km around Koskapur village, in Araria, Bihar, Dhana Rishi the father was helpless. The ‘roads’ leading to the nearest hospital are also not helpful....

In Sickness and Death there is no Medical Facilities at the Horizon

 
/ October 24, 2016

A father lost three children to sickness which could have been easily treated by a doctor. But with no medical facilities or doctors around for 25 km around Koskapur village, in Araria, Bihar, Dhana Rishi the father was helpless. The ‘roads’ leading to the nearest hospital are also not helpful....

Inactive Sub-health Centre in Bihar turned into a store-room

 
/ August 23, 2016

Ram Subhagram’s polio-stricken father withers in pain as he lies in the sub-health centre in Pranpur, Bihar hoping that a doctor comes to visit him soon and relieves him of the pain. But Ram knows that the wait is indefinite. While Health Ministry guidelines state that a sub-health centre is...

Corruption in NRHM : Pregnant woman charged Rs 300 by Auxilary Nurse Midwife

 
/ October 26, 2015

Mandru Block, Sahebganj District, Jharkhand Community Correspondent Shikha Paharin’s sister-in-law, Munni Paharin gave birth to a baby boy at the district hospital of Sahebganj in 2014. According to the Janani Suraksha Yojana, all women below poverty line are entitled to free and cashless deliveries at government-run health facilities. However, at...

Community Demands Medical Facilities in Odisha

 
/ March 27, 2014

One look at the sub-health centre of Bada Hindola village and one would know that it has been engulfed by nature. While a beautiful sight in spring, when plants blossom on the roof and the environment almost transcends into magic, the people from 5 villages who depend on this sub-health...

Pushing for Better Maternal Health Facilities

 
/ December 27, 2013

“When I was about deliver my son, I had to hire a private car to take me and bring me back from the hospital. The same situation occurred when my daughter was about to be born. This time I paid Rs.800 for the car. The ambulance didn’t come”, says a...