Chhattisgarh motorbike ambulances improve lives for pregnant women
In remote tribal areas of the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, where development is still slow, women suffer greatly due to lack of infrastructure and healthcare facilities, especially during pregnancy. However, the situation is slowly changing.
The advent of motorbike ambulances which ferry villagers, especially women, has been a boon to ensure they reach primary healthcare centers in times of dire emergency.
Weekly fairs held across the state are also helping women access medicines.
In the second and last part of this series our correspondent Murali Krishnan visited Chhattisgarh to get an idea of the changes happening.
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