C-NES’ Boat Clinics replicated in Malkangiri

The boat clinic at Malkangiri, Odisha, launched on 2nd May 2017 was inspired by the success of C-NES’ Boat Story.  We wish this Boat Clinic all success in its noble mission of providing service to tribal populations in  (Maoist ) disturbed areas.  It may be mentioned that in 2015 the district …

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Public Health Care: Too Far, Too Little For Assam’s Riverine Islanders

Who is the public health system actually catering to, if not these vulnerable women and children of the riverine islanders who actually are in dire need of these services? Do they not come under the MDG goal umbrella? Author(s): Anjali Paul | Posted on: Apr 10, 2017 http://www.esocialsciences.org/Articles/show_Article.aspx?qs=+30QEbn3Sin1XnvhkfnzXVMpYu7w83gG7XAQhjbRJx5JvXK7N5iWCi/2rwY2lAl+6oxpsYPCEUch+Ij7qcM7DA==

Sir Mark Tully on the Boat Clinics on HT

“The governments’ failure to deliver more effectively on human development indicates they need to look for new models and replicate them, taking advantage of NGO initiatives and their ability to provide services as effectively as the Brahmaputra boats do” Sir Mark Tully. Follow the link for more http://www.hindustantimes.com/columns/to-change-india-we-need-a-state-ngo-collaboration/story-7qnMxnsszPVhP5IEnFpsCL.html

Goa’s Herald on Sanjoy Hazarika

Sujay Gupta, editor of the Heraldo in Goa, wrote this entertaining piece based on a lunch at Gunpowder in Goa: http://www.heraldgoa.in/…/THE-YOUNG-MAN-AND-THE-RIVER-–-HAZ…’S-TALES-TOLD-AT-ASSAGAO/111649.html