Mission Aakash initiative with a soul

NFHS -5 data shows that across India, 67% of children aged 6-59 months suffer from Anemia. The prevalence of anaemia among pregnant women stands at an alarming 52%. Despite numerous interventions and advancements in technology, Anemia continues to be a major public health problem in India. It is estimated that about 20% of maternal deaths […]

A Ray of Hope: Tillotama Munda’s Remarkable Journey to New Life with DMF Sanjeevani

Tilottama, who was admitted to Bed No. 115 in Sisubhawan with Hemolytic Anemia, has triumphed over adversity with the unwavering support and dedication of our medical team. Tillotama’s condition required a blood transfusion, with RBC A+ identified as the best match. Despite encountering challenges during the initial attempts, the team remained resilient in their pursuit […]

Organic farming at Dantewada: A silver-lining in the rich land of poor people

Dantewada, the land of the regional deity Maa Danteshawari, is a perfect example of rich land, poor people. The district contains iron ores that are of the best quality in the continent generating large revenue yet the number of people below the poverty is much higher than the National average and the number of malnourished […]

Arpan – A multi-pronged approach to Child Sexual Abuse in India

Pooja Taparia is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Arpan. She has spearheaded the movement against Child Sexual Abuse in India and currently leads a team of over 120 passionate, dedicated & empowered individuals. Pooja started work on Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) when there was no narrative on this subject in India. Her journey […]

Empowering girls — the Protsahan way

While on a film shoot in 2010, Protsahan founder Sonal Kapoor met a young woman who had six daughters and was pregnant with her 7th child. On being asked about her circumstances, the woman narrated in a matter-of-fact way that she was ready to strangle her newborn if it was a girl once again. She […]

Nurse at 76 gets National Honor for her selfless contribution

Hindumbi.KK, a veteran nurse from the Indira Gandhi Hospital in Kavaratti, Lakshadweep, has been honored with the prestigious National Florence Nightingale Award by the President of India. This recognition celebrates her unwavering dedication and selfless contributions to the nursing profession. The announcement of Hindumbi’s commendable achievement has stirred immense pride among the residents of islands. […]

A special school for physically challenged

Off the hustle of Padi, in Chennai’s suburbs, a special school is like a home away from home for a bunch of children with disabilities. They are busy drawing, making jute bags and mats, and learning how to read, speak, and behave in casual settings. They get engaged in all kinds of physical and mental […]

A home for specially abled children

The Kollam district panchayat has envisioned a unique concept to provide a safe atmosphere for autistic children and their parents. It plans to develop a special village — called Aardra Theeram — to accommodate families with kids on the spectrum. The programme is intended to improve the children’s lives through best practices and family-centered, all-encompassing […]

An all female staff clinic for women

Women’s health, and particularly their related issues on healthiness, matters. There is a greater need to understand her well-being as it is closely tied to the health of families as well. Even the World Health Organization cited “the health of women and girls as of particular concern since in many societies they are disadvantaged owing […]