Multitasking Nurse Manages Gestational Diabetes amid Pandemic

Multitasking Nurse Manages Gestational Diabetes amid Pandemic

India

Madhya Pradesh, India—It was early April, and Nishad Bano’s due date was fast approaching. Soon, her baby would be born during a nationwide lockdown of India’s 1.3 billion people—a frightening though preventive measure against the pandemic. She and her husband, Shahrukh Khan, had big worries and lots of questions. How could they stay healthy? Where

Born Healthy

Nahar Magra, Block Mavli, District Udaipur Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) Pushpa Chanwal remembers those early days when COVID-19 was spreading across the globe and had just reached India. Part of a small team providing health care to 5,100 community members at sub-center Nahar Magra in Udaipur district, she worried that the vulnerable residents of this