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Linguistic inclusion on the internet

Linguistic inclusion on the internet

By AlokeThakore

Not a single one of the Eighth Schedule Indian languages is used by more...

Net neutrality: Superhighway to digital inclusion

Net neutrality: Superhighway to digital inclusion

By Ashoak Upadhyay

If users have to pay for the services available via the internet unde...

Ambivalent internet: Freedoms and fears

Ambivalent internet: Freedoms and fears

By Shivani Gupta

The internet is not a gender-neutral space. Women from patriarchal backg...

Digital inequality in the Global South

Digital inequality in the Global South

By TT Sreekumar

Studies which focus on information and communication technologies (ICTs)...

Caste concerns in landmark e-governance projects

Caste concerns in landmark e-governance projects

By Rahul De’

Many e-governance programmes in developing countries reach into the furthes...

By Frederick Noronha

The Aravind eyecare organisation, which does 1,000 surgeries and 6,000 consultations every day, was inspired by the MacDonald’s model of efficiency and affordability

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By Monideepa Sahu

By reclaiming traditional herbal healing systems, training women to use these for their own health and that of their communities, the Shodhini network facilitates natural and traditional alternatives in health care to meet women’s special needs

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By Monideepa Sahu

Agni Raksha devotes itself to burns victims, who need expert and expensive reconstructive surgery, besides counselling and emotional support. Women are often the victims, battling both physical and emotional scars, and forced by circumstances to return to the very husbands who inflicted the damage

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In 1995, Dr R V Raghavendra, an entrepreneur and an avid fan of classical music, set up Arogyadhara, a trust fund and health helpline for musicians. His philosophy is simple: as a community, we must take care of our artists, especially their medical needs

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By Monideepa Sahu

St John's Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, has started a senior citizens health service aimed at providing medical care at reduced rates and improving the quality of the health and life of older persons in rural and urban areas around Bangalore

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A global trend favouring large-scale interventions by Community Health Workers (CHWs) has paid huge and unexpected dividends in Chhattisgarh, where CHWs called mitanins have not only substantially improved infant mortality rates but are also meeting the goal of holistic development

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A unique partnership between the Pachcham Mahila Vikas Sangathan, the public healthcare sector and philanthropic trusts brings healthcare to the women of Pachcham in Kutch, Gujarat

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Low Cost Standard Therapeutics, or LOCOST, was set up to enable everyone, even the poor in remote areas, to access quality medicines at affordable prices

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By Sandhya Srinivasan

A collaborative effort between the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation and Alert India to tackle tuberculosis on the outskirts of Mumbai yields results

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FRCH's model healthcare project in Parinche needs to be replicated all over India

 

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Unnoticed by mainstream media forums, a thousand volunteer groups have put together a major survey of the state of health services available in the country

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In one of the poorest villages of central India, villagers and the district collector have provided an innovative health service, with the barest of resources

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A Vadodara-based organisation has begun collating the vast knowledge of traditional medicine

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An oasis of concern refuses to give up the cause of the victims of the great gas tragedy

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The steel workers of Bhilai have launched one of the more revolutionary health movements in the country

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Facilities to help cancer patients are regrettably inadequate in the country. The more effective initiatives such as CPAA need to be replicated across the land.

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Indian doctor couple, Rani and Abhay Bang, from the grassroots health organisation SEARCH have been included in TIME magazine's 'Heroes of Health' list for 2005 for their pioneering work in cutting infant mortality rates

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Rogi Kalyan Samitis are revolutionising public healthcare in Madhya Pradesh

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The Sambhavna Clinic, an oasis of concern that refuses to give up the cause of the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy, has won the 2001 Margaret Mead award

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