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    Health Minister Speaks of Long-Awaited Incentives for ASHA Workers

    ASHA, or Accredited Social Health Activists have been demanding better remuneration for the past many years, but the health minister did not make any...

    Over 60 Per Cent of Bangladesh’s Healthcare Facilities Lack Basic Hygiene Services

    Interventions to increase access to handwashing with water and soap and environmental cleaning form the cornerstone of infection prevention and control programmes and are...

    Oxfam Kit A Sole Acknowledgement of An ASHA’s Work During COVID-19 Pandemic

    The nature of Vinita’s job took a drastic turn as she went door-to-door while people stayed indoors — some fearing a police crackdown; others...

    Monkeypox Risk Is ‘Real’, Says WHO. Reiterates COVID-19 Pandemic ‘Not Over’

    Over 1,000 cases of monkeypox infections have been reported from 29 countries so far, even as COVID-19 claimed over 7,000 lives last week, the...

    Nearly A Billion People Lack Access to Disability Aids

    A Majority of people who would benefit from assistive technology lack potentially life-changing access to devices such as glasses, hearing aids, wheelchairs. 3.5 billion...

    Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis Cripples Health Services

    Until 2021 the country had a strong healthcare sector, but today, Sri Lanka has run out of hard currency to buy basic medicines. Medical...

    Red Cross: Global support critical for Afghanistan as COVID-19, measles run rampant

    Health facilities have shut down for lack essential medical supplies and funds to pay for utilities and salaries. Aid groups have sounded an upcoming health...

    Afghanistan: A health system is on the brink of collapse

    Over two decades, Afghanistan witnessed an increase in life expectancy. Maternal, new-born and child deaths, too, reduced dramatically. All that seems to have been...
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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

    Researchers strive to better understand melting glaciers on Asian mountain peaks, the Earth’s ‘Third Pole,’ in light of devastating...

    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

    Eminent citizens from all walks of life feel that successive constitutional amendments have been made for political, personal gains...

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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

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