From the Country Director’s Desk

From the Country Director’s Desk

India nurses during Covid-19

Hope you are all well and safe! These are truly unprecedented times. As the world responds to COVID-19, we too have had all hands on deck, working along with the national and more than 15 state governments, to fight this pandemic. By the time the biggest global lockdown started in India, our COVID-19 response strategy

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Hoshangabad District, Madhya Pradesh If there is one thing that the current COVID-19 pandemic has taught us, it is that millions of everyday heroes walk among us. Some wear scrubs or lab coats, but many do not, and yet when they see an opportunity to be a soldier in the war against COVID-19, they choose

A Nurse’s Decision: Swift and Selfless

Health center before lockdown

The thought crossed Puja Malakar’s mind that she might lose her job. But for this community health officer (CHO) and nurse, the idea of a young woman, alone, in labor and at risk of losing her life and baby, compelled her to act swiftly. Selflessly. It was 9 a.m. when the call came in to