Foot Soldiers Of India’s National Health Program, Here’s How Much An Asha Worker Makesby The Daily Eye Team December 19 2016, 4:00 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 28 secs
Foot soldiers of the National Rural Health Mission, these women health activists risk their well-being to keep villagers healthy. It’s perhaps time the Accredited Social Health Activists or ASHA workers got more out of it Clad in a pink sari, Anjali Kalbande is a known face in Mahanjanpura, a dusty village in Amravati. Her jovial demeanour and quick strides are equally famous. It’s difficult to keep pace with the 35-year-old, as she goes from one household to another, giving information about community meetings and government schemes.