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Impact of COVID-19 on Maternal and Child Health

The Jan Chetna Manch, Bokaro (JCMB) is an NGO that empowers low-income communities in areas of health, advocacy, livelihood, and land. With no guidelines or protocols in place, officials have been forced to use their discretion during the lockdown in taking care of expecting others, thus creating a lot of confusion on the ground. For…Continue readingImpact of COVID-19 on Maternal and Child Health

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The Effectiveness of Door-to-Door Screening for COVID-19

Two months into the lockdown, Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 case count touched 13,000, making it the second most affected state after Maharashtra. The state has launched a micro plan to test people in 33 containment areas, according to health minister C Vijayabaskar. The program, called Namma Chennai Corona Thaduppu Thittam will see nearly 500 newly appointed…Continue readingThe Effectiveness of Door-to-Door Screening for COVID-19