Ruchit Nagar and Saachi Dalal
Building the ship while sailing
Countries around the world are giving emergency approval to roll-out the long awaited COVID-19 vaccine. The Government of India is similarly gearing up for its first phase of roll-out in the coming 2 weeks.
A few days ago, we had a chance to participate in the National Orientation meetings for the roll-out plan hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), along with the Rajasthan Department of Medical, Health and Family Welfare (DMHFW).
Our NGO, Khushi Baby works as the Nodal Technical Support Partner to the DMHFW for…
Devli, a mother of a six-month-old girl, walks kilometers, her child in hand, across rugged terrain and 100+ degree weather, to reach the health camp in her village. Along with her, she brings a paper health card which she shares with the front-line health worker. Unfortunately, vital information on this health card has not been recorded. And so the health worker does not realize that Devli’s daughter has not gained weight in the last two months.
This is the reality that we see every day in Rajasthan, where 40 out of every 1,000 children do not see their first birthday…
building digital solutions to track community health at the last mile