ASHA and Anganwadi Workers: The Unsung Foot Soldiers in the War against COVID-19

Annnapurna Choudhury, an anganwadi worker in Balarampur village in Ganjam district was in for a pleasant surprise when her phone rang on the morning of April 29. The caller was none other than Chief Minister of Odisha Shri Naveen Patnaik, who saluted her courage and dedication to join duty even after undergoing a major neurological […]

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International Nurses Day: Respect to the Heart of the Healthcare System

Sumeeta (name changed on request), a senior nurse at an exclusive COVID hospital in Bhubaneswar, has been working continuously for the last 12 days. She will serve for 10 more days before taking a short break. Earlier she used to work in eight-hour shifts, but now she works for about 16 hours before calling it […]

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A Tribute to Corona Warriors for Their Service and Courage

On April 30, when Dr. Prerna (name changed) returned home after 20 days of continuous work she was moved by the rousing welcome from her family members and neighbors, the video of which was widely circulated in social media. Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded her and retweeted the video. Shortly afterwards, the government paid a […]

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