Mrs. Anuradha Gupta
Additional Secretary and Mission Director of National Rural Health Mission Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India,
speaking at the National Review Meeting on Family Planning, New Delhi, Nov. 1-2, 2012.
Very good afternoon to all of you and I’m extremel
It was an offer the two Indian physicians couldn’t refuse—accompany Jhpiego’s Medical Director and maternal health expert, Dr. Harshad Sanghvi, on a week-long tour of medical colleges and “observe.” No preparation. No presentations. As members of India’s professional organization of o
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