Over the last year, Frontline Workers (FLWs) such as Anganwadi Workers (AWWs), Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs), and Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) have found themselves at the forefront of combating the pandemic. This is not surprising, as these three FLW roles have been the backbone of public healthcare and nutrition delivery in rural India even … Continue reading "How Nutrition Frontline Workers Went Above and Beyond During the COVID-19 Pandemic"
There was a reduction in the scale and frequency of health and nutrition services provided during the pandemic. Download this Data Visualisation to learn more.
This interview was conducted as a part of a research study funded by the Azim Premji University under the COVID-19 Research Funding Programme 2020. The study delves into the experiences of frontline workers in Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was conducted with an ASHA in Udaipur, Rajasthan on 13 January 2021 … Continue reading "‘There is Comfort in Knowing that I am Financially Independent’"
कोरोना महामारी ने सरकार के साथ-साथ हम नागरिकों को भी सोचने पर विवश कर दिया है कि क्या हमारा देश, हमारा समाज इस तरह की त्रासदियों से निपटने के लिए तैयार है ? मैं बिहार से हूँ, इसीलिए अपने इस लेख में बिहार के संदर्भ में ज़्यादा बात करूँगा | बिहार जैसे बड़े राज्य में … Continue reading "महामारी से बिहार के लिए सीख"
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of India (GoI) announced a nationwide lockdown from the end of March 2020 till June 2020. Access to public healthcare facilities was limited during this time, and health services were severely disrupted, including vaccinations in rural areas. This blog touches upon some aspects of the disruption. Under … Continue reading "Impact of COVID-19 on Child Vaccinations in India"