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…
Safe care saving lives Project While the government has introduced social insurance and funded upgrades of public healthcare infrastructure, there has also been an overwhelming growth of private investment in the sector. The result – more families today have access to hospital based care than ever before. National, state and private programs have all achieved…
"I grew up here in Banswada, a tribal and remote area in Nizamabad district. Knowledge about career opportunities is limited."
Every 15 days, I visit each of the five hospitals I work with as part of the Safe Care, Saving Lives project. The mornings are early and the trips long. It was one such day. As I stood at my doorstep waiting for the taxi, I turned around to see my 18-month-old daughter. She was…
“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."
“I was born and raised in Kurnool, a city in Andhra Pradesh. I have had a deep and abiding interest in education since my childhood."
“The story of how and why I became a nurse starts with pain."
“I was seventeen when my father, an engineer with the Indian Railways, was diagnosed with cancer."
My journey with ACCESS Health started on the May 12, 2015. Like any other intern, I came to this organization with many hopes and expectations.