Odisha

OUR ACTIVITIES IN Odisha

Infant Mortality and Indian Public Health Standards: Fact-Finding Mission in Banki, Odisha

Maternal Health, Odisha, Research and Fact Finding, Update

In terms of the Human Development Index, the state of Odisha ranks at the bottom 22nd position (out of 23), and, according to the Planning Commission’s Tendulkar Committee Report 2009, the poverty headcount ratio of Odisha at 57.2 percent is the worst among all Indian states and ....
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Report on Maternal Mortality and Indian Public Health Standards, Balasore, Odisha

Maternal Health, Odisha, Research and Fact Finding, Update

According to a 2013 report on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, conducted by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) in 2013, “there are still 56,000 maternal deaths each year. About two-thirds of maternal deaths occur in just a few states – Assam, ....
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Maternal Mortality in Odisha

Maternal Health, Odisha, Research and Fact Finding

Between 14 March and 15 March 2015, health rights activists conducted a fact-finding mission in the Rayagada District of Odisha following the death of , Sikoka Alme, who was pregnant,.  The preventable deaths are due to poor provision of health services at all levels of the health care system. ....
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Issues Faced by Transgender Persons in Odisha

Odisha, Research and Fact Finding

Between 20 July and 22 July 2015, social activists from the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) conducted a fact-finding mission in Cuttack (Cuttack district) and Bhubaneswar (Khurdha district), Odisha in order to establish the current situation of the transgender communities living in these areas. Odisha has a very visible transgender ....
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