ASHA workers

ASHA worker assaulted in Odisha after villagers were denied vaccination

Sources said, Dalli Nath, an ASHA worker at Salijanga Primary Health Centre, was administering the vaccine on May 24 at a centre which was supplied only 30 doses.

published on : 29th May 2021

1,798 ASHA workers infected with COVID-19 in Kerala so far, two died

Though everyone agrees that ASHA workers are right in the forefront of the fight against the pandemic, they tend to figure last while being provided with protective items.

published on : 29th May 2021

ASHA workers across country to go on strike on Monday

“Even the pittance of a compensation declared by government for the next of kin of ASHA workers remains just on paper.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Apps apart, ASHA continues to save lives

The second wave of Covid has hit the state hard with the number of positive cases rising daily. 

published on : 5th May 2021

ASHA workers in Medchal work through pandemic sans salaries

Over 34 ASHA workers from Malkajgiri and Alwal PHCs have not been paid for the past two months.

published on : 1st May 2021

ASHA workers protest over issues with e-survey

Nearly 200 ASHA workers protested against various issues that they have been facing while conducting surveys, at Mysore Bank circle on Monday.

published on : 16th March 2021

Target for ASHA workers in Mysuru district: Get 10 seniors for COVID-19 vaccination

The move comes at a time when the third phase of vaccination is yet to pick up, especially among senior citizens in villages and hinterlands.

published on : 15th March 2021

Ahead of Karnataka budget, ASHA workers list out demands

The union also requested the central government to clear the pending incentive-based pay and honorarium for the month of July.

published on : 11th February 2021

Budget push can turn ASHA workers to digital health agents

In India, 66% of the population live in villages, and while they may know how to use a smartphone, they may not know how to download a mobile app.

published on : 31st January 2021

Asha worker in Andhra Pradesh dies after COVID jab? Family demands ex gratia 

According to her family members, she fainted and became unconscious on Thursday night, a day after receiving the vaccine.

published on : 25th January 2021

Nine months on, ASHA workers still unpaid, demands ignored 

Malleshwari, an ASHA worker at Sultanpalya Primary Health Centre in RT Nagar, has not received her wages from September 2019 to August 2020, but has continued with her duties.

published on : 8th December 2020

Train Asha workers in mental health: Expert on handling COVID-19 stress

‘Foundation skills can be imparted to community staff through digital media’

published on : 29th November 2020

ASHA workers fear of missing the vote

ASHA workers, who have been working on the frontlines to contain the Covid-19 spread, are also demanding postal ballots to exercise their franchise.

published on : 17th November 2020

IIM-L gets first prize in Ideation competition: Students propose app to resolve ASHA workers' issues

The team suggested that an App be developed especially for ASHA workers which will increase their connectivity and accessibility with the rural population.

published on : 27th November 2019

PM announces hike in incentives of Asha, Anganwadi workers

The social health activists will not have to pay any premium for the insurance coverage and will get Rs 4 lakh in case of any untoward incident.

published on : 11th September 2018