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ASHA workers in Karnataka's Kodagu work without salaries for three months

Without the salaries, the workers - especially single mothers - are suffering and taking hand loans to meet their daily needs. 

published on : 2nd February 2023
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Odisha: No ASHA for pregnant women

The ongoing agitation by thousands of ASHAs has affected primary healthcare in state  

published on : 11th December 2022
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Meet the Srinagar doctors behind 'Apparel for Poor'

A bunch of doctors and MBBS students based in Srinagar reach out to the needy every winter, collecting warm clothes to help them tide over the harsh weather conditions in the Valley.

published on : 13th November 2022
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Data hurdle: ASHA workers lose perks

Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) workers lack technical knowledge to efficiently put data entries online, which causes them to lose the incentives they earn.

published on : 15th August 2022
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Health workers play key role in redeeming Karaikal from cholera

The story of scores of frontline workers who took guard & won the battle against a public health emergency that hit Karaikal.

published on : 31st July 2022
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Reward not award matters: Asha workers on Global Health Leaders’ Award

On Monday, they told this newspaper that this award means nothing to them when they don’t even have enough money to make ends meet. 

published on : 24th May 2022
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Asha workers get kudos but no proper pay

WHO award turns focus on their plight: long work hours, no basic benefits; want Centre to fix `12,000 honorarium 

published on : 24th May 2022
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No single payment system for Asha workers

The State government should merge their honorarium and incentives and give one-time monthly salary. Wages should be fixed to meet the present living standards, she demanded.

published on : 23rd May 2022
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Telangana achieves 103.6% polio immunisation

Immunisation of children below the age of five in Telangana reached 103.6 per cent with the inoculation of 39,70,801 kids. 

published on : 2nd March 2022
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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
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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
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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