Affordable medicines in rural areas remains a distant dream

Jan Aushadhi stores which aim to provide generic medicines at economical prices fail to have a larger impact Nissim Jacob Two years ago, Sanjeev Pattanshetty met with an accident when he was riding a motorbike towards the neighbouring town, Almel from his village Korahalli in Sindagi Taluk. Since then he has been suffering from chronic […]

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Girls at Maski dropping out on better future

Maski taluk of the Raichur district has an increasing number of girls’ dropout rates from schools and colleges. Lack of awareness about education is the prime reason behind it.  Alfiya is a 4th standard student from an Urdu Primary School of the Digganayakanabhavi village of the Maski taluk in the Raichur district of north Karnataka. […]

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Jan Aushadhi Yojna not for the ‘Jan’ yet

Economically weaker sections and underprivileged people of Sandur Taluk fail to benefit from the Janaushadhi stores under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’ (PMBJP). By Batchu Rushali As the day kicks off, Mariamma, a 40-year-old vegetable vendor walks out of her home and sits at her usual place with a basket full of vegetables. After days of […]

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The Catastrophic Illness After Migration

The Land of Paddy is now witnessing several HIV positive cases due to migration. By Lanka Samanth Bangalore, April 20, 2019 In the first-week of every month, Naqba (name changed) visits Siruguppa along with her five-year-old son. As a third wife to her husband, Naqba performs all her duties well. Drying like river Tungabhadra, Naqba […]

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