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Rogi Kalyan Samitis help Bihar health care facilities become patient friendly

Patna/Vaishali: Manju Devi holds the hand of her 18-year-old sister-in-law Pinky Devi and walks confidently into the Sub-Divisional Hospital (SDH) in the Mahua block of Vaishali district in Bihar. Pinky Devi is into the eighth month of her pregnancy. After a brief enquiry at the information kiosk, installed right at the entrance of the hospital, Manju Devi steps ahead with ...

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In Bihar, Skills Labs help nurses and doctors learn and serve better

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia Skill sets of health care professionals are crucial for delivering quality services. To enhance proficiency of doctors and nurses, two Skills Labs have been set up in Bihar under the Department for International Development (DFID-UK) funded Sector Wide Approach to Strengthening Health (SWASTH) programme. The Skills Lab at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College and Hospital ...

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It is best to learn yoga under a master, says yoga expert Kamlesh Barwal

Just as we celebrated the Internation Yoga Day on June 21, this year—the importance of the maintaining a healthy and holistic balance between mind, body and soul got reinstated. So, to not let this feeling be a fleeting one, Ritika Handoo of Zee News.com in an exclusive interview with Kamlesh Barwal, Director of the Art of Living Yoga program got ...

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SDGs to face challenge of 750 million child marriages by 2030

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia Making the right choices without any further delay is the only way to arrest the fate of millions of children falling in the vicious trap of poverty, child marriage and pre mature deaths, says a report released by UNICEF in New Delhi on Tuesday. Based on current trends, 69 million children under five will die from ...

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Society loves to imagine the worst: Shovna Narayan

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia Urging women to surge ahead with their inner strength, Kathak exponent and danseuse Padamshree Shovana Narayan exhorts women for not getting perturbed about the negative vibes from the society. Excerpts from an exclusive interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia: OneWorld South Asia: On this year’s International women’s Day, you were recognised as one of ...

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