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The harbingers of change: Powerful women who ushered in a new wave of healthcare services in India's interiors

Geeta Verma, a female health worker from Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh, attracted attention after WHO featured her in its 2018 calendar. She has ensured prevention vaccinations for diseases like measles and rubella are available for everyone in her village.

Time for a dose

With diphtheria back in Kerala’s Malappuram after a year, Dr Cherukara and his team must get children to a vaccination camp


Vaccinators refuse to join Pak polio drive due to threats

The three-day campaign in the Khyber tribal district is due to start Saturday.

Early puberty on rise in rural areas,govt plans counselling

Contrary to established perception that early menarche is a largely urban phenomenon,health workers from rural areas have been increasingly reporting that girls are attaining puberty early in their respective areas

In 3 months,600 farmer agitations and counting

In the last three months,Punjab has seen over 600 agitations by various associations and unions of employees,farmers,unemployed and so on.

Health awareness drive gets few ears

Health workers are having a hard time carrying out their awareness campaign in various areas.


Sacked,176 health workers take to streets

The cancellation of job contracts of 176 multi-purpose health workers prompted them to hold a protest at the Civil Surgeon office in the city.