Mon, Jul 06, 2020

  • Doctors Without Borders, has been treating patients under harsh, often unhygienic and overcrowded conditions, where their access to healthcare is already compromised.
    To the one fighting against all odds: Doctors Without Borders
    Currently working in Bihar at a Covid-19 treatment centre, Dr Nimrat Kaur, Regional Deputy Project Coordinator - Asia at Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors Without Borders, has been treating patients under harsh, often unhygienic and overcrowded conditions, where their access to healthcare is already compromised.IANSlife spoke to the doctor to find out about the ground reality and conditions of the doctors there, the impact of the pandemic on healthcare workers and how she and her team from keep themselves safe. Doctors Without Borders is an independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare in over 70 countries.Read excerpts:Q: What are the risks you face while treating COVID-19 patients and how you...
  • Indian receives UK's The Diana Award Indian receives UK's The Diana Award

    Meera Mehta is a 21-year-old young COVID-19 warrior from India. She volunteers with the global non-profit Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care.

  • Differently abled shows the way to self-reliance Differently abled shows the way to self-reliance

    Santhosh Kumar of Varanasi did not succumb to failures and converted his weakness into strength, thereby creating a support system not just for himself but also for others like him.

  • Halsey announces her debut poetry book Halsey announces her debut poetry book

    American singer and songwriter Halsey on Thursday announced her debut poetry book I Would Leave Me If I Could .

  • LIVING THE i LIFE : ‘I used this time to reach out to old friends and have mature conversations' LIVING THE i LIFE : ‘I used this time to reach out to old friends and have mature conversations'

    The ongoing lockdown has forced many of us to alter the way we go about our daily routine. Chennaites share tales of the changes they have made to adapt to the new ‘normal’ of living and working with...

  • These CR women 'steer' Mumbai suburban trains in Covid times These CR women 'steer' Mumbai suburban trains in Covid times

    The CR's dedicated band of Women Corona Warriors at Work comprise the two motorwomen: (Mrs) Mumtaz Kazi and (Mrs) Manisha Mhaske-Ghorpade -- who come to work in full protective gear before entering...

  • LIVING THE i LIFE: ‘If I want to see family, I would have to go into quarantine’ LIVING THE i LIFE: ‘If I want to see family, I would have to go into quarantine’

    The ongoing lockdown has forced many of us to alter the way we go about our daily routine. Chennaites share tales of the changes they have made to adapt to the new ‘normal’ of living and working with...

  • LIVING THE i LIFE: ‘Adhere to the rules for others’ safety as well’ LIVING THE i LIFE: ‘Adhere to the rules for others’ safety as well’

    The ongoing lockdown has forced many of us to alter the way we go about our daily routine. Chennaites share tales of the changes they have made to adapt to the new ‘normal’ of living and working with...

  • Migrant workers give UP school a complete makeover Migrant workers give UP school a complete makeover

    Three migrant workers from Hyderabad, quarantined in a primary school at Narainpur village in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh, spent their time in painting and ended up giving a complete makeover to...

  • LIVING THE i LIFE : ‘Am working longer hours and personal time is absent’ LIVING THE i LIFE : ‘Am working longer hours and personal time is absent’

    The ongoing lockdown has forced many of us to alter the way we go about our daily routine. Chennaites share tales of the changes they have made to adapt to the new ‘normal’ of living and working with...