mHealth- A revolution in healthcare!

By Tanzoom Ahmed (Communications and Fundraising Manager, Armman) I was born in a family of doctors ( my father and paternal grandfather are both physicians) and brought up in the small town of Jorhat in Assam. Volunteering for medical camps with my father and listening to his anecdotes of travel to the flood affected interior […]

Meet the Arogya Sakhis of Washim!

By Nandita Kaza, Volunteer, Armman A classroom of sari-clad women expertly answering questions about the signs of neonatal jaundice was definitely a rare sight for the district of Washim, Maharashtra. While the training was being conducted in the district capital, many of these women had traveled between fifteen and twenty kilometres that very morning from […]


by Dr. Sandhya (Director, Research and Project mMitra) ( Dr. Sandhya had this particular experience while she  was conducting qualitative research for the mMitra/DFID project. This is an anecdote from her field visits). Nirmala (19) in Kati village had registered her pregnancy at the village sub-centre (first contact point of government health service) as well […]

My Personal Experience as a trainer!

-by Nivedita Patil ( Program Officer, Armman) (Nivedita, Armman’s Project Officer, visits various rural areas to conduct training programs for the Arogya Sakhis under the mMitra/DFID project. This blog narrates her early experience as a trainer). Armman’s training session for Arogya Sakhis to conduct diagnostic tests was a huge learning experience for me. Since I come […]