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

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

Nov 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

'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

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.

28 December, 2020

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

Aishwarya, Prakash Menaria

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

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz