Provide health cards to Anganwadi, Asha workers: Supriya Sule

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Supriya Sule raised a demand to provide health cards to the Anganwadi and Asha workers in Maharashtra. Sule had tweeted, ‘State government should step forward to help the Anganwadi and Asha workers who work tirelessly in the adverse conditions. The state should make provision for their breast and cervical cancer investigation’

Provide health cards to Anganwadi, Asha workers: Supriya SuleIn Maharashtra, there are about 2 lakh Anganwadi workers who are working ceaselessly in the rural areas for the betterment of Adivasi people and around 57,000 Asha workers working with the government to provide medical and health facilities to the poor and needy people. In the remote and interior tribal areas, the Anganwadi and Asha […]

‘Spend more to improve the country’s healthcare’

The recent incidents in Gorakhpur and Nashik have a thrown light on the poor state of neonatal care in India. TISS has been playing a vital role in healthcare policy making and also has been involved in several healthcare research projects. In an exclusive dialogue with My Medical Mantra Prof. S. Parasuraman, Director of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, explained what necessary steps have to be taken

‘Spend more to improve the country’s healthcare’After the tragic incident in Gorakhpur, in Nashik (Maharashtra) too, the death of 187 infants, merely in the duration of 5 months, has created a controversy and has highlighted the poor state of neonatal care in the country. On this backdrop, Prof. S Parasuraman, Director of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) exclusively spoke with […]