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ASHA workers

'We Are Always On Call, Be It Day Or Night'

Mar 16, 2021 Mandira Kalra Kalaan

Here’s a story of three Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA workers)of Uttar Pradesh who defied the pandemic to help women in need

Ziqitza Healthcare Limited Believes That Leprosy Is Curable And That Leprosy Stigma Should End Once And For All

Feb 04, 2021

Modern technology and treatments have made leprosy a little less scary and with timely intervention can be cured, says Dr Santosh Datar from Ziqitza Healthcare Limited.

Andhra Pradesh ASHA Worker Dies After Receiving Covid-19 Jab; Unions Protest

ASHA workers staged a demonstration in front of the Government General Hospital in Guntur demanding that a compensation of Rs 50 lakh be paid to the deceased's family.

40 ASHA Workers Detained In UP For Duping Pregnant Mothers

Dec 28, 2020 PTI

The healthcare workers were allegedly receiving gifts for bringing mothers to illegally-run nursing homes for deliveries, according to officials

The Magic Of Mother's Milk

How the intervention of an ASHA worker in Udaipur helped a newborn boy with very low weight get a new lease of life

16 September, 2020

When Walls Talk

Sijo John and Shipra Prakash

Newly painted Aangawadi offices in Udaipur help spread awareness about nutrition during pregnancy

15 July, 2020

An Ode To The ‘Corona Karmveers’

Akshita Bansal

Braving the pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns, the Anganwadi workers of Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan ensured that the poor and vulnerable continued to receive their nutrition needs and were also taught the basics of hygiene and the need for physical distancing.

24 June, 2020

Unsung, Unrecognised, Anganwadi Workers Protect The Most Vulnerable

Mohit Agarwal

Community workers are our frontline defence against malnutrition and the pandemic. Yet they work in dangerous conditions without even basic protective gear and for a mere pittance. This must change, now.

02 June, 2020

The Silver Lining Behind The COVID-19 Cloud

Priyanka Bajaj

This pandemic has led to an intense nationwide focus on health and nutrition. We should not waste this opportunity

29 May, 2020

It's Time ASHAs And Anganwadi Workers Are Given Recognition As Healthcare Employees

Meena Ganesh

There is a lot of scope to empower the Anganwadi workers and ASHAs further and enhance their efficacy. It is time they are given recognition as healthcare workers.

27 May, 2020

How ASHA Workers Spread 'Hope' In India Amid Covid-19 Pandemic


During this time of disruption in primary health care and OPD services in hospitals due to COVID-19, the ANM and ASHA workers are ensuring continued care to maternal and new-born health in rural areas.


02 April, 2020

Time To Bring Some Hope To ASHA Workers Fighting Coronavirus At Frontline

Dipika Jain

ASHAs are an integral part of the institutional healthcare structure in India, but continue to be treated as subpar by the government and other healthcare workers.

01 April, 2020

Working Towards An Anemia-Mukt Bharat

Evidence Action in India is represented through its in-country technical consultant, Pramanit Karya India Private Limited.

29 September, 2019

Waiting Homes For Expectant Mothers

Rashmi Rekha Samal

How innovative solutions can help solve the challenge of malnutrition

26 September, 2019

Notes From A Malnutrition Treatment Centre At Dungarpur In Rajasthan

Pallavi Patel and Dr Neeta Shah

How nutrition education and counselling of mothers changed the health status of severely malnourished children

23 September, 2019

Let’s Do Poshan Par Charcha

Abdul Halim and Mousumi Gupta

Why in the end, the transformative mechanisms of community mobilisation can turn the tide in India’s battle against malnutrition

25 August, 2019

The Woman Who Changed Majawada Village in Rajasthan

Charupadma Pati

Nisha Choubisa, an ASHA worker from Udaipur, Rajasthan, has played a key role in uplifting the nutrition status of pregnant and lactating women

Photo Gallery

Members of various farmers organizations black railway tracks during a protest against central government, in Patiala.

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Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai speaks to media as volunteers hold placards at a traffic point as part of Delhi governments 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign to reduce pollution in the national capital, in New...

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Ambassador of Italy to India Vincenzo De Luca pays tribute to poet Rabindra Nath Tagore during their visit to Toagore's ancestral house at Jorasanko Thakurbari, in Kolkata.

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A cyclist falls as he and other commuters wade through a waterlogged area following heavy rain in Gurugram.

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BJP leader Vasundhara Raje attends the National Office bearers meeting at the party headquarters in New Delhi.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu