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Tanushree Kar finds a unique organisation in Pune that looks after children between 0-4 years
Twenty cherubic faces look at you expectantly, some of them laboriously trying to stand up and put out their hands to touch you. They are all between 8-10 months old and their smiles are enough to melt the toughest heart. They are the inhabitants of Shreevatsa -- God’s own children, in literal...
Dr Nita Mukherjee describes how FRCH is creating a cadre of women village health workers
It is well known that people in rural India are just an illness away from poverty. Since medical care is not easily accessible, people have to spend on treatment and travel to the nearest Primary Health Centre and also lose their daily wage. In 2006, Ambuja Cement Foundation had estimated that the...
Dr Nita Mukherjee describes how HOPES, Mumbai, is helping deal with hazardous medical waste
Increasing health care facilities around the country leads to an obvious increase in the bio-medical waste. A 2005 report estimated that of the total 7,000 tonnes of waste generated in Mumbai, almost 25 tonnes was medical waste. Few municipal authorities in the country have enacted rules for disposal...