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Jan 18, 2020
In India's Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres, holistic care for mother and child combats malnutritionThe Government of India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has established 1,151 Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres (NRCs) across the country under the National Health Mission. They provide facility-based care for children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and medical complications. These NRCs offer appropriate feeding of children, careful height and weight monitoring, and counselling to mothers and caregivers on age-appropriate caring, nutrition and growth monitoring.
Oct 13, 2019
Few ambulances, overburdened doctors among hurdles tribal women of Maharashtra"s Palghar face in accessing maternity careDistance and access to the nearest health facility has always been a challenge for women in tribal hamlets
Oct 11, 2019
In tribal-dominated Palghar, ASHA workers say they are overburdened and underpaid despite rendering critical healthcare servicesASHA workers are the first port of call for any health related demands of the rural population, especially women and children
Aug 28, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Caught between Hinduisation and indifferent govt, Madias of Maharashtra struggle to make ends meetMajority of the families belonging to the Madia tribe in Maharashtra, whose lives have been disrupted by an encroaching ‘civilisation’, are left with a Hobson’s choice — assimilate and lose their Adivasi culture or resist and lose their lives
Oct 03, 2018
Watch: ASHA worker falls off tower in Bhopal's Polytechnic Chauraha during strike to demand increase in wagesHundreds of ASHA workers gathered in Bhopal on Tuesday to demand regularisation of their pay, which took the administration by surprise.