Mobile Kunji

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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The key to my baby’s health

Posted on: February 26, 2014
By: Md. Nasiruddin Ansari
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Our routine Health Sub-centre¹ meeting with the community health workers at Khagaria, a district in Bihar, was all but over when Rangina Devi, an Anganwadi Worker², walked up with a request. It was not the usual demand for allocation of more free minutes on Mobile Kunji that we hear at every meeting with community health [...]

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Stories of failure. And success.

Posted on: August 20, 2013
By: Siddhartha Swarup
Categories: Innovation, Research, Strategy |Tags: , , , , ,

A Community Health Worker  counselling a new mother using Mobile Kunji

How did the education system get it so wrong? Remember those multiple-choice tests where we had to pick one right answer? From the day we join school we are taught that there is always one right answer to a problem. Fortunately, life teaches us otherwise. Get married or not? One child or two? Job or [...]

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