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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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    Non-communicable Diseases Emerge as ‘Top Killers Globally’ – WHO

    Authors of the report say that every two seconds, one person under the age of 70 dies of a...

    How to Make COP27 a Success

    From melting glaciers to a ‘monster’ monsoon, record-breaking floods have left a third of Pakistan currently under water and...

    Have MGNREGA Workers Become Bonded Labourers?

    Millions of workers remain unpaid for their work for several months. Despite over Rs. 21,000 crores of pending wages,...

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