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Better India: Bringing Healthcare to Assam’s Remote Islands

In her latest piece, Shivani Gupta highlights a critical observation made by Sanjoy Hazarika during his reporting from Assam’s rural areas: the urgent need for a consistent and accessible healthcare system. Partnering with the National Rural Health Mission, Hazarika’s non-profit, C-NES, addressed this need by launching boat clinics in 2005. These innovative mobile health units were designed to bridge the healthcare gap, delivering essential services to remote island communities cut off from conventional medical facilities.

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