This is part of a series of profiles of the dedicated individuals behind the Safe Care, Saving Lives project. Safe Care, Saving Lives is a quality improvement project to improve neonatal care in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. See the previous post in the series. “I was born in a conventional family in Mahbubnagar. Fortunately, my parents were forward…
"I grew up here in Banswada, a tribal and remote area in Nizamabad district. Knowledge about career opportunities is limited."
“Pediatrics has always been a passion for me, not a subject or a specialization."
“Very early in my life, living in Hanamkonda, I decided that I wanted to be an engineer. My father was a driver in the Indian railways, and my mother was a homemaker. Nursing, for me, happened by chance."
“Life started for me in a small town in Andhra Pradesh."
“The story of how and why I became a nurse starts with pain."
“I hail from Ravulapadu, a small village situated in the East Godavari district of the state of Andhra Pradesh."
“I was seventeen when my father, an engineer with the Indian Railways, was diagnosed with cancer."
“I lost my mother when I was thirteen years old. From that young age, I fulfilled the role of being a mother to my younger siblings."
“My journey with newborns started in September 2012 at District Hospital Machilipatnam. I get tremendous satisfaction from helping these little ones live and thrive."