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Uma

Uma needed a safe space to share her story but at an early age she didn’t find one where she could feel secure. But Uma was keen on educating herself about gender and sexual health. Soon she became a peer educator where she was interacting with local communities to increase the level of awareness on […]

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Anand Dutta

How does a state like Jharkhand fall behind in its race to battle not just malnutrition but the COVID-19 pandemic as well? Mid-day meals in primary and upper primary schools, along with anganwadis, have played an important role in monitoring and supplementing efforts to reduce malnutrition through free food for children and pregnant as well […]

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Nisha kumari

Nisha was surprised when she saw her teacher skip a chapter during eighth standard. It reflected not only the state of sexual and reproductive health information but how sex education was usually sidelined at an early age in her life. This prompted her to become a peer educator and she trained nearly 250 adolescents on […]

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Priyali Sur

Here’s some big and important news – the government of India opened up vaccination for pregnant women on June 25, 2021. But how was this made possible? Meet Priyali Sur, an independent journalist who is behind this collective success. What prompted her to do this? Priyali contracted COVID during her second trimester of the pregnancy. […]

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Dr. Sparsh Kumar

This video is about my preparation and day 1 of my duty in the covid wards. It’s a first of a series of vlogs to come which shows what a doctor goes through mentally or physically during covid duties. Subscribe to show for regular updates. You can also share your video response on what you […]

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Dr.Arham Pirzada

They have worked for us round the clock, with zero breaks, no respite from the PPE kits and lived in isolation away from their family for more than a year now. Why should we only show our gratitude to our doctors on a single day? Let’s come together to show empathy and support to these […]

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People Like Us

Doctor’s Day, which is observed to celebrate and thank medical professionals for their tireless services, sounds hollow nowadays with increasing instances of assault against medics, and patients denouncing the frontline warriors as merchants of death. Apart from being exposed to the danger of getting the infection, they have battled with personal loss and grief and […]

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Siya Bhatia

The state of Assam is flooded every year. And one of the worst affected are the state’s young girls and women as they lose access to basic and safe menstrual hygiene. Meet Mayuri Bhattacharjee, who has been trying to change that. Her petition on Change.org led the Assam government to officially add sanitary napkins to […]

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People Like Us

When should you get vaccinated, how do you home isolate, what is the best way to take precautions, when can I get my second dose of the vaccine, can I get the vaccine during my periods and so many more frequently asked questions that we have all had during the COVID-19 pandemic. The second wave […]

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Shubham Gupta

If we have already had the COVID-19 infection then do we need to take both doses of the vaccine? The answer to this is, it is really important to take both doses of the vaccine because all the studies till now have not been able to determine the time period for which antibodies remain in […]

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Vijay Grover

Are you worried about taking the vaccine? But what is AEFI? And why is everyone talking about it? Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) means any adverse event taking place after a vaccine is administered. Dr Chandra Vardhan assures us that there is no reason for anyone to be afraid of the vaccine as the government […]

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Shubham Gupta

When should I get the vaccine if I have COVID-19? Should I delay my vaccine slot if I have COVID-19 symptoms? Do I need to delay my second shot if I had COVID-19 after my first shot? If all of these questions have bothered you, then watch the perfect guide by Dr Abhishek Tandon that […]

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MD ASGHAR KHAN

Chanchala Devi’s son Munna, was diagnosed as a Severe Acute Malnourished (SAM) child. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic, his parents have been unable to support his treatment or nutrition. Local community workers have limited sources that don’t extend beyond the district-level Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres and Anganwadi centres. But the lockdown has rendered even those distant […]

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Vijay Grover

Have you been a caretaker for a COVID-19 patient with mild symptoms? But if you are unsure of what oxygen saturation levels do need critical medical care or support, Dr Hussain has the perfect guide for you to learn how to use a pulse oximeter correctly. This will give you a simple way to monitor […]

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Vijay Grover

If you are COVID-19 positive, or you have any mild symptoms then you must observe 10-day home isolation. For that you must stay in a well-ventilated room, always wear a mask and please a distance of two metres or six feet with everyone. You must prepare a home isolation kit that would include the pulse […]

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Dr. Sparsh Kumar

Doctors have been working round the clock whether it has been in COVID Care Centres or COVID-19 wards. Despite their hard work and non-stop commitment to their profession, people across India have shown limited gratitude to their tribe. How can we ensure that our doctors have a safe environment to treat the patients battling for […]

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Dr. Arvind Kumar

There are a number of physical and psychological effects being experienced by the patients even after recovering from COVID-19. What is the correct way to deal with these?Here are some tips from Dr Arvind Kumar to help you out!

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Dr. Prateek Makwana

Can I get the vaccine on my period? Will my fertility be affected by the vaccine? The spread of medical myths and misinformation isn’t a new phenomenon. In fact, it’s been an ongoing issue in the age of social media. However, the problem seems to have expanded faster and further than ever before during the […]

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Chandrakant Mishra

It has not been an easy couple of months for our healthcare providers in India. Rising above the challenge of the second wave of COVID-19 in India, these doctors, nurses and medical staff have worked round the clock to support the needs of patients. One such frontline worker who prioritised her duty over her own […]

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Dr.Arham Pirzada

Dr Arham Pirzada has the perfect guide for a nutritious diet for COVID-19. From gauging what is the best source of protein in your diet to monitoring what will help you in increasing your immunity towards diseases, he has you covered. His one advice for anyone recovering from COVID-19 is to consume fruits and green […]

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Dr. Sidhaant Nangia

Dr Sidhant Nangia speaks about the key things we need to know about the vaccination process of COVID-19? Watch out as you plan to take the jab

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Nisha kumari

Meet Nisha, an SRHR worker who tells us about her experience of educating students about various aspects of sexuality such as menstruation, child sexual abuse, and periods. She highlights the hesitation that exists among both girls and boys in talking about periods and her attempts to change that.

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Deepak Anand

Meet Usha Devi who has a malnourished daughter Anjani in Dorhi, Jharkhand. Her struggle to make ends meet has only added to the pile of the pandemic’s pressure.

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Pinki Kumari

Pinki Kumari in Mishroli village, Kushinagar never knew that she would be helping revolutionise the last mile connectivity to menstrual hygiene products. She and her gang of friends have been an active part of change for the lives of many girls in their village? How are they doing that? From enrolling young children, especially girls, […]

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Aditi Sonrexa

Confused about the race to get a COVID-19 vaccine? It may sound difficult but there is a way to patiently book a slot. Aditi Sonrexa will guide you on the simplest way to get the vaccine jab. Watch as she shares her experience of getting the vaccine. So wait for your turn and get vaccinated […]

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Dr Samrudhi Bhanushali

Have you spotted a COVID-19 symptom? Here is the complete guide to home isolation in a mild case of COVID-19. Dr Samrudhi Bhanushali lists the essentials we need to take care of when we are isolating at home. From the food we eat to our vitals, it is essential to closely monitor all of our […]

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People Like Us

We have all been learning about COVID-19 from different sources but it is important to follow only verified information related to the deadly virus. Dr Anmol Chugh explains the new COVID-19 guidelines. He breaks down how to identify mild, moderate and severe cases of COVID-19. As he spells out how can we understand our symptoms […]

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People Like Us

COVID-19 has gripped us all and the pandemic has certainly not been easier on the healthcare workers. But one thing we can do to reduce the load on our healthcare infrastructure is spotting COVID-19 timely. Early detection and testing of the virus can help save lives and reduce the burden on our doctors as well […]

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People Like Us

We are struggling to find hope in the COVID-19 pandemic but the only path to break the chain of transmission for the deadly coronavirus is getting vaccinated. Got vaccinated recently or unsure about what you should do to book a slot? Dr Itisha Nagar has you covered. She decided to get vaccinated and this is […]

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Dr Akshay Yadav

In the second wave of COVID-19, healthcare workers in India have reported violence, misbehaviour and misconduct that they are facing. For more than a year, doctors and nurses have been fighting the deadly coronavirus on the frontline and have had little respite let alone a break. With reports of patients and their attendants letting our […]

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