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Dyuti Sen

2016 fellow, placed with Innovators In Health in Dalsinghsarai, Bihar as part of her fellowship. Working on strengthening the maternal and neonatal healthcare program by strengthening the women groups. In her words, "a person with a broad mind and an open heart".
How Useful Is A Health Insurance Scheme In India?

How Useful Is A Health Insurance Scheme In India?


21 Aug 2017

Travel (home to block hospital)- Rs 200 Medicine- Rs 300 Travel (block hospital to private clinic)- Rs 100 Medical expenses (doctor fees, caesarean delivery charges, medicines)-…

Ladakh, Not As A Tourist

Ladakh, Not As A Tourist


26 Jun 2017

“Why would people commit suicide in a happy place like Ladakh?” I asked a chemist while we were questioning him to get insights for our design…

Nutrition Initiative for Poor TB Patients in Rural Bihar

Nutrition Initiative for Poor TB Patients in Rural Bihar


27 Mar 2017

Tuberculosis.  Commonly known as TB, is an infectious disease which can be fatal for the person infected if left untreated. TB usually affects the lungs but…

The Story Of What Renu Managed To Do With Training And Courage

The Story Of What Renu Managed To Do With Training And Courage


25 Mar 2017

Dyuti Sen, India Fellow 2016 in a Mahila Mandal meeting at Innovators In Health, Bihar Renu Devi was 7 months pregnant and expecting her second child….

Are We Selling Our Sons?

Are We Selling Our Sons?


30 Nov 2016

“Marriage is a transaction.”– As rightly said by one of my co-fellows, I believe this is the simplest yet honest definition of marriage. All the celebrations,…

A Letter To Myself

A Letter To Myself


29 Nov 2016

Hey, How have you been? I am sorry I could not write to you for a very long time. I was a bit busy adjusting to…

Let’s Talk About Food

Let’s Talk About Food


30 Oct 2016

DID YOU KNOW? If you eat bananas during pregnancy then the fetus becomes fat. If you have too much curd then that goes and accumulates on…

A Ray Of Hope

A Ray Of Hope


4 Oct 2016

I was sitting in the office and staring at my laptop screen for a long time. I had been reading innumerable articles since morning which gave…

A Few Of My Firsts

A Few Of My Firsts


20 Sep 2016

It’s been nearly two months that I moved out of Kolkata. I had a very sheltered life till now and I never got a chance to…

Where Ignorance Is Not Bliss

Where Ignorance Is Not Bliss


1 Sep 2016

The fat cow covered the entire space which had to be crossed to reach Anu Devi’s house. The little gap which was there between the trees…

A Journey Into The Unknown

A Journey Into The Unknown


4 Aug 2016

“India’s heart lies in its villages.” As a girl living in the city, I have always been curious about the lifestyle in a village. We often…