Bihar

Stories of the health frontline, Bihar

Posted on: April 9, 2014
By: Wasim Ahmed
Categories: Innovation, People |Tags: , , , , , , ,

Poonam Kumari, ASHA holding Mobile Kunji

The World Health Worker Week (April 7 – 11) aims to support, appreciate and raise awareness about the important role of Community Health Workers (CHW). I want to celebrate this week by sharing my stories about some of the CHWs we have been working with in Bihar – their challenges, their triumphs, their highs and [...]

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A lifeline for mothers in Bihar

Posted on: August 12, 2013
By: Sara Chamberlain
Category: Innovation |Tags: , ,

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Ram Lakhan frequently leaves his brothers, sisters and wife behind to work as a labourer in Mumbai. He uses his dual SIM Chinese mobile phone to talk to the folks back home: “I’ve got an Airtel SIM for Bihar and an Idea SIM for Mumbai – the Airtel network is better in Bihar, but Idea [...]

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