Support CNES
  • Italian Pathologist visits Boat Clinics

    Italian Pathologist visits Boat Clinics

    | October 30, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Dr.Livia Bellina, a Pathologist from Italy, visited the Boat Clinic units of Kamrup, Dibrugarh and Dhubri district in September 2015.  From Palermo in South Italy, Dr Bellina has been working for Italy’s National Health System since 1987.  She founded the Mobile Diagnosis, a not for profit association aimed at sharing knowledge and providing diagnostic support […]

  • C-NES Newsletter (July – September 2015)

    C-NES Newsletter (July – September 2015)

    | October 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

    By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 31) C-NES Newsletter (For the Quarter July – September 2015)   Editorial By the Brahmaputra   Swach Bharat – Go Beyond Toilets, Clean Up Industry As the Government of India and the Prime Minister rightfully declare that cleaning up India – or Swach Bharat – is ritical for making it a […]

  • By the Brahmaputra (April – June 2015)

    By the Brahmaputra (April – June 2015)

    | July 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

    By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 30) C-NES Newsletter (For the Quarter April – June 2015) Editorial Mr. Modi: Travel in India, visit Mawlynnong  Should Prime Minister Narendra Modi, now on a major and important swing through Central Asia and Russia, visit the north-east in the near future, I recommend that he spend as little time as […]

  • Referral boat completed repair in February 2015

    When Boat Clinics go for repair: A Report

    | July 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

    The boat hired during May 2015 Bullock cart used for conducting health camps at Kartik sapori Boats are the most important component of C-NES’ Boat Clinic health outreach programme, acclaimed nationally and internationally for its innovation and outreach. These boats however need at least one major annual set of repairs so that the safety factor […]

  • C-NES Newsletter (January – March 2015)

    C-NES Newsletter (January – March 2015)

    | May 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

    By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 29) C-NES Newsletter (For the Quarter January – March 2015)   Editorial By the Brahmaputra    Make a new ‘Assam type house’ our Icon for safety On two successive days, the Government of India showered its benevolence on the North-eastern states.  On the first day, it declared that 15,000 crore rupees, […]

  • Kaliyani Launched

    Kaliyani Launched

    | May 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Kaliyani, the boat donated by Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) to C-NES as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), is ready for service. The inaugural function of the launch of Kaliyani for providing health services to the marginalized river island population of Kamrup district as part of C-NES’ Boat Clinic programme under NHM was held […]

  • Sustainability and Healthcare development

    Sustainability and Healthcare development

    | April 27, 2015 | Comments (0)

    CNES Managing Trustee Sanjoy Hazarika talks about starting medical service boats across the Brahmaputra during TEDxFORESchool held at FORE School of Management, New Delhi. http://dubeat.com/events/tedxforeschool-2015-past-present-future/

Myth of 'media' at the Games

Myth of ‘media’ at the Games

February 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

The South Asian Games, a sporting event of international importance, was inaugurated on Friday in Guwahati. No less a personality than the Prime Minister was present at what can be called a spectacular opening ceremony. The dances, songs and brass bands were exceptionally brilliant. The drums ensemble from the eight northeastern states was mesmerising. And […]

Read More

The man on the highway

The man on the highway

February 4, 2016 | Comments (0)

The man lay crumpled on the highway, wearing a brown jacket and dark trousers. A checked handkerchief was next to his knee and he looked as if he was sleeping. Was he drunk? I wondered.  in my mind, that  moment remains frozen in time.  We had just passed Amoni on the national highway between Nogaon […]

Read More

Similar to the Boat clinic programme: Midwifery in Somalia

Similar to the Boat clinic programme: Midwifery in Somalia

February 4, 2016 | Comments (0)

Sharing here a moving video about midwifery in Somalia. This should be relevant for all of us and the work we do, especially with such high  MMR levels  in Assam.

Read More

Nirbhaya – India’s Daughter we shall not forget

Nirbhaya – India’s Daughter we shall not forget

December 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

To remember brave Nirbhaya and to pay a tribute, Population Foundation of India (PFI) has produced  ‘Nirbhaya – India’s Daughter we shall not forget’ by Feroz Abbas Khan and Pracheta Sharma, which will be released today.  ************************** From Poonam Muthreja: I am writing to request for your support to mark the day to honour Nirbhaya’s memory. […]

Read More

Clearing The Air

Clearing The Air

November 10, 2015 | Comments (0)

As a lethal combination of pollutants — from traffic emissions to particulates from the burning fields in Punjab and Haryana, as well as industrial effluents (and anything else I may have left out) — descends on the capital city and its luckless inhabitants, it has never been clearer how critical air pollution is to health. Indeed, […]

Read More

A complex peace in Myanmar

A complex peace in Myanmar

November 8, 2015 | Comments (0)

As Myanmar rushes to its date with democratic and electoral destiny on November 8, one of the key challenges that will face a new government is the shaping of peace with major ethnic groups that have stayed away from a ‘nationwide’ ceasefire agreement — or CFA as it is widely known — with the current […]

Read More

Leonardo DiCaprio visits Haryana village

Leonardo DiCaprio visits Haryana village

November 6, 2015 | Comments (0)

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio (Titanic, Gangs of New York, Aviator, Blood Diamond, The Wolf of Wall Street etc) is also a serious environmental activist and organizer. He visited New Delhi recently and visited a nearby village to see effects of climate change in a Haryana village, with Centre for Science of Environment Director Sunita Narain. […]

Read More

Italian Pathologist visits Boat Clinics

Italian Pathologist visits Boat Clinics

October 30, 2015 | Comments (0)

Dr.Livia Bellina, a Pathologist from Italy, visited the Boat Clinic units of Kamrup, Dibrugarh and Dhubri district in September 2015.  From Palermo in South Italy, Dr Bellina has been working for Italy’s National Health System since 1987.  She founded the Mobile Diagnosis, a not for profit association aimed at sharing knowledge and providing diagnostic support […]

Read More

C-NES Newsletter (July – September 2015)

C-NES Newsletter (July – September 2015)

October 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 31) C-NES Newsletter (For the Quarter July – September 2015)   Editorial By the Brahmaputra   Swach Bharat – Go Beyond Toilets, Clean Up Industry As the Government of India and the Prime Minister rightfully declare that cleaning up India – or Swach Bharat – is ritical for making it a […]

Read More

Subansiri dams may impact aquatic life

Subansiri dams may impact aquatic life

October 10, 2015 | Comments (0)

The endangered Mahseer fish and river dolphins may face grave danger from the proposed hydroelectric power projects, with a critical study of the Subansiri Sub Basin recommending development of an integrated biodiversity conservation plan. The two-volume report, released by the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), was prepared by the Central Water Commission (CWC). Titled […]

Read More

CSE Webinar: How much welfare will be delivered to people in mining affected areas?

CSE Webinar: How much welfare will be delivered to people in mining affected areas?

September 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

CSE Webinar CAN HISTORICAL INJUSTICE BE UNDONE? Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana & District Mineral Foundation How much welfare will be delivered to people in mining affected areas? 30th September , 3pm Following the Prime Minister’s Independence Day address, in which he described the under-development of mining areas as an issue of grave concern, […]

Read More

India facing one of its worst dry spells in recent times: Down to Earth

India facing one of its worst dry spells in recent times: Down to Earth

September 12, 2015 | Comments (0)

India is in reeling under the impact of one of its worst dry spells in recent times. A series of reports by Down to Earth show the impact and the gravity of problem. According to an assessment made by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), 283 districts out of the total 640 in the country currently fall […]

Read More