Monday, March 10, 2008

Drs. Rani and Abhay Bang

Dr. Rani Bang has been awarded with National Award for Women’s Development through Application of Science & Technology in recognition of her outstanding and pioneering contribution for the past two and a half decades on improving women’s health in rural India through an innovative and powerful approach of research with the people and for the people.

Drs. Abhay and Rani Bang of SEARCH, a grass root health organisation health organisation that has succeded in cutting infant mortality rates in Gadchiroli(a naxal dominated area in Maharastra) by up to 75% are credited by various bodies for finding innovative solutions to health problems in the developing world.

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