October 30, 2021 8:15 am
Dr Bang has served the tribal people in Gadchiroli for the past 35 years, and he was chairman of the National Expert Committee on Tribal Health, Government of India.
August 09, 2020 2:08 am
The committee observed that 40.6 per cent Scheduled Tribe (ST) population lives below poverty lines (BPL), as compared to 20.5 per cent in the remaining population. Only 10.7 per cent tribals have access to tap water.
August 08, 2020 11:48 pm
Abhay Bang, who runs an NGO 'Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health' near Gadchiroli, was the chairman of the Expert Committee on Tribal Health, which had submitted its report to the government two years ago
January 14, 2016 1:36 am
A pioneering doctor-activist speaks to The Indian Express about the unique health issues confronting India’s tribal communities.
October 08, 2012 3:31 am
Health ministers and officials from BJP-ruled states will attend a workshop at SEARCH (Society for Education,Action and Research in Community Health),an NGO run by activist Abhay Bang,in Gadchiroli on Monday to understand a model of bringing down child deaths.