'Kill Corona' campaign in MP can help fight COVID-19, but will it reverse spike in Bhopal, Gwalior-Chambal belt?
With three of six districts in election-bound Gwalior-Chambal belt recording over 100% growth in COVID-19 cases, it will be a major challenge for Chouhan govt to campaign and organise elections without creating new hotspots
Coronavirus Updates: After Bengal, MP announces two-day lockdown every week in districts with high caseload
Coronavirus Updates: All activities, except essential services, will be restricted during the lockdown, said chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Despite hurdles, nine child cancer patients reach home from Mumbai during lockdown; parents relieved, but worry about livelihood
While the families of the child cancer patients are grateful to be back at home, some of them faced problems they hadn’t anticipated.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Uttar Pradesh Police files FIR against five, arrests two for manhandling ASHA worker in Gonda district
Two people were arrested for allegedly verbally abusing and manhandling an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) worker in Takiya area in Bhauri Ganj
Coronavirus Outbreak: Rural Maharashtra's ASHA workers toil despite lack of safety measures, limited pay
Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers, the foot soldiers of rural healthcare in India, earn about Rs 3000 per month. Tasked with surveying households and spreading awareness about the coronavirus pandemic, these workers find themselves exposed to risk due to a lack of adequate masks and no sanitisers
In tribal-dominated Palghar, ASHA workers say they are overburdened and underpaid despite rendering critical healthcare services
ASHA workers are the first port of call for any health related demands of the rural population, especially women and children
New Education Policy lacks focus on children with special needs, misses opportunity of recommending mandatory screening
Teacher educational courses must be tweaked to enable all teachers to develop the right attitude and the knowledge to screen children with disabilities and provide the required support.
Acute Encephalitis Syndrome leaves at least 50 children dead in rural Bihar; health workers rue lack of infrastructure
Acute Encephalitis Syndrome is mainly caused by a virus, affects children and has a high mortality rate.
Beating the heat and patriarchy, women in Odisha's Kalahandi set an example for other better-off districts
These women should be praised and celebrated for their endeavors, for people in the future may not know of their struggles and the motivating reminiscences of a beautiful place like Odisha's Kalahandi.
Ahead of 2019 polls, Narendra Modi showers sops on army of anganwadi workers to win over rural India
It seemed to be a well-crafted strategy on the part of the prime minister to directly engage with over 28 women workers in rural areas through a mobile phone application both on account of governance and also eyeing a political dividend.
For success of India's healthcare schemes, proper training, support for anganwadi workers and other frontline staff is vital
Anganwadi workers and ASHAs form the frontline of India’s war against malnutrition, but they are often poorly trained, ill-paid and provided little support.
ASHA workers in their effort to provide precious health services to ethnic tribes in Arunachal Pradesh.