TBI Blogs: These Chhattisgarh Village Health Workers Funded Medicines From Their Own Pockets in a Crisis

When the Drug Kit of the village health worker (Mitanin) became empty and there was no move by the authorities to refill it, Savita Sahu and other Mitanins in Saradih village in Chhattisgarh panicked. They took it upon themselves to access – and even contribute to – a fund so that the community is not left high and dry. Naresh Kumar Jatwar explores further.

TBI Blogs: Using Technology to Make Mental Healthcare Accessible to All – the Mind Piper Story

Mental illness is still considered a taboo subject in many parts of Indian society. This regressive attitude can make things worse for the patients, who often don’t get access to the treatment they need because of societal pressures and judgements. A Noida-based data-driven healthcare service is attempting to change this scenario, one patient at a time.

TBI Blogs: Forget Your Medication? Here’s an Innovative Solution That Can Make That a Thing of the Past!

Lack of awareness, and general apathy, can sometimes lead to terrible complications for people on a course of medication for a chronic disease. Driven by his own experience, a young Computer Science student from Tamil Nadu has created a new solution to ensure that patients remember to take medications as prescribed, and avoid complications.