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Mahima Chaudhry Opened Up On Breast Cancer But It Remains A Silent Killer Among Indian Women

Mahima Chaudhry Opened Up On Breast Cancer But It Remains A Silent Killer Among Indian Women

Breast cancer is the number one cancer among women in India and continues to have a low survival rate due to lack of awareness and unequal access to healthcare resources.

10 June 2022
Malaria Deaths In Meghalaya Drop From 40 In 2015 To 3 In 2021: Officials

Malaria Deaths In Meghalaya Drop From 40 In 2015 To 3 In 2021: Officials

An analysis of the state epidemiological situation from 1997 to 2019 revealed that the highest number of deaths due to malaria was reported in 2007 with 237...

25 April 2022

Arvind Kejriwal Promises To Resolve Issues Of Anganwadi And Asha Workers If AAP Comes Into Power In Punjab

Kejriwal urged anganwadi and ASHA workers to unite to ensure formation of an AAP government in Punjab, which will solve all their issues.

UP Polls: Priyanka Gandhi Announces Separate Manifesto For Women

UP Polls: Priyanka Gandhi Announces Separate Manifesto For Women

The Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said each day is full of struggles for women in Uttar Pradesh.

01 November 2021

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

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

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04 February 2021
Ziqitza Healthcare Limited Believes That Leprosy Is Curable And That Leprosy Stigma Should End Once And For All

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

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...


24 January 2021
Andhra Pradesh ASHA Worker Dies After Receiving Covid-19 Jab; Unions Protest

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...


28 December 2020
40 ASHA Workers Detained In UP For Duping Pregnant Mothers

40 ASHA Workers Detained In UP For Duping Pregnant Mothers

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


19 October 2020
The Magic Of Mother's Milk

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


01 February 2021
When Walls Talk

When Walls Talk

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


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01 February 2021
An Ode To The ‘Corona Karmveers’

An Ode To The ‘Corona Karmveers’

Braving the pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns, the Anganwadi workers of Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan ensured that the poor and vulnerable continued to...


24 June 2020
Unsung, Unrecognised, Anganwadi Workers Protect The Most Vulnerable

Unsung, Unrecognised, Anganwadi Workers Protect The Most Vulnerable

Community workers are our frontline defence against malnutrition and the pandemic. Yet they work in dangerous conditions without even basic protective gear and...


02 June 2020
The Silver Lining Behind The COVID-19 Cloud

The Silver Lining Behind The COVID-19 Cloud

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

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

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...


27 May 2020
How ASHA Workers Spread 'Hope' In India Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

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...


02 April 2020
Time To Bring Some Hope To ASHA Workers Fighting Coronavirus At Frontline

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

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...


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02 April 2020
Working Towards An Anemia-Mukt Bharat

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

Waiting Homes For Expectant Mothers

How innovative solutions can help solve the challenge of malnutrition


26 September 2019
Notes From A Malnutrition Treatment Centre At Dungarpur In Rajasthan

Notes From A Malnutrition Treatment Centre At Dungarpur In Rajasthan

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


23 September 2019
Let’s Do Poshan Par Charcha

Let’s Do Poshan Par Charcha

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


26 August 2019
The Woman Who Changed Majawada Village in Rajasthan

The Woman Who Changed Majawada Village in Rajasthan

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


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