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Sunday, June 13, 2021

ASHA workers


Punjab: Door-to-door survey scans 38L houses, detects 5,600 cases

June 10, 2021 4:15 am

So far, around 38 lakh houses have been approached and 1.74 crore individuals screened in the state.

Asha worker on vaccination survey assaulted in Gorakhpur

June 08, 2021 4:10 am

According to police, Geeta Singh (49) was assaulted on June 3 in Dumaria village while she was asking details about residents, who also tore an official notebook containing the particulars of people she had already met.

‘She’d say to me - padh likh kar kuch ban jao, I’m here for everything else’

June 04, 2021 3:17 am

Employed as an ASHA worker at Vasudevpura, her native village in Kalka, for the past several years, Kiran sustained her family of five on a meager amount of Rs 4,000.

Karnataka: ASHA workers demand pending salaries, risk allowance, proper PPE

May 25, 2021 9:17 am

ASHA workers are deployed to conduct door-to-door surveys of patients diagnosed with ILI and SARI, to distribute medicines and Covid kits to patients, to bring people suspected of infection to healthcare centres, and to identify primary and secondary contacts of each positive case

Mission Fateh 2.0: ASHA workers screen 17.7 lakh rural population, 631 test positive, says Punjab health minister

May 21, 2021 11:26 pm

The health minister said that Corona Fateh kits have been provided to 617 patients in home isolation whereas 17 patients have been referred to L2/L3 facility.

ASHA workers, campaigns on WhatsApp help Rajasthan fix vaccine story

April 12, 2021 7:40 am

A couple of months ago, when ASHA worker Vidya Devi visited homes in Rajasthan’s Tonk district to urge families to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, she would be asked whether the shot might harm the recipient instead.

CITU hold protest rally, demand raise in minimum wage, repeal of farm laws

March 17, 2021 9:27 pm

Around 1,500 to 2,000 protesters marched from the old bus stand to Chaura Maidan before holding a meeting there.

Pune rural: In one month, three-fold increase in cases

March 13, 2021 1:27 am

To date, more than 5.11 lakh samples have undergone testing in Pune rural, out of which 95,956 came out to be positive.

Study reveals: ASHAs struggle to balance work, home despite job satisfaction

February 11, 2021 7:14 pm

Owing to the workload of various activities, they often feel tired and exhausted, but nothing dampen the spirit of these ASHA workers.

Himachal Pradesh: 93,000 doses of Covishield in place for vaccination drive

January 15, 2021 10:04 pm

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that a state-level steering committee and task forces at the state, district and block levels will monitor the vaccination drive.


Two ignored Assam communities

January 23, 2019 11:13 am