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Nanded Medical College deaths are only the tip of the iceberg!

Overstretched, under-resourced specialist hospitals bear the brunt of underlying health system crisis Report of Jan Arogya Abhiyan fact finding visit, 6-7 October 2023 As you know recently there have been excessive numbers of deaths of patients in several tertiary hospitals in different parts of Maharashtra, which has been covered by the media. Among these incidents, …

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Jan Swasthya Abhiyan stands in support of Dr. Saibal Jana and Dr. Dipankar Sengupta (Shaheed Hospital); Demands Withdrawal of Suspension Orders by the Chhattisgarh Medical Council

  Click Here for Detailed Statement Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA) stands in support of Dr. Saibal Jana and Dr. Dipankar Sengupta of Shaheed Hospital, Dalli Rajhara, Chhattisgarh where, through an order dated October 11, 2022, the Chhattisgarh Medical Council (CGMC) has suspended the registration of Dr. Jana and Dr. Sengupta for three months. JSA deems …

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Statement in solidarity with PLHIV demanding access to HIV/AIDS medications

The Delhi Network of Positive People (DNP+), a network of people living with HIV (PLHIV), has been protesting for over a month outside the office of National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) in Delhi. They are protesting against the ongoing shortage of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) medicines. The shortage has been raging for more than five months …

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Dr. Amit Sengupta Fellowship on Health Rights 2022

In memory of Dr. Amit Sengupta, his family has instituted an annual fellowship. The fellowship would be awarded to a young health activist who works in the area on health rights, particularly for the vulnerable sections of the society, demonstrating leadership qualities and commitment to bring scientific temper and awareness about health rights. The Fellowship …

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Implications of the Union Budget 2022-23 for Health – JSA Press Release

Union Health Budget 2022-23 falls flat, fails to allocate funds for COVID care! Health budget stagnant despite COVID crisis, National Health Mission neglected! Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA) condemns the inadequacies in Union Health Budget in the strongest possible terms and appeals to the Parliament to reject cuts, and unitedly call for increased allocations for health! …

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JSA Delhi Letter to Union Health Minister on Urgently expediting distribution of oxygen generators, oxygen concentrators, ventilators and other Covid relief materials

Jan Swasthya Abhiyan, Delhi (JSA, Delhi) is extremely concerned about the current surge in Covid 19 cases across the Country, particularly in the National Capital Delhi. Delhi is facing a crippling shortage of oxygen particularly with the non-availability of Oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders and the availability of oxygen beds. Families of patients are running from …

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letter seeking the issuance of Compulsory License for TB Drugs

JSA would like to extend our support to filed before the High Court of Bombay seeking issuance of government use Compulsory Licence for two anti-TB drugs — bedaquiline (Bdq) and delamanid (Dlm). We urge the Indian government to ensure uninterrupted supply of these medicines to every needy TB patient in the country by taking active …

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In Solidarity with Farmers’ Agitation: Findings from Rapid Assessment of Basic Amenities at Protest Sites by JSA Delhi & Haryana

In support of the ongoing Farmers’ Protest to repeal the three Farm Laws enacted by the Centre, the Delhi and Haryana chapters of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan conducted a rapid assessment of basic amenities at the protest sites. The objective of the rapid assessment was to highlight concerns of the protesters and put forward their demands …

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