How to ensure women aren't left behind in India's immunization drive

Rekha Ghosh, 64, receives a dose of a coronavirus disease vaccine in Kolkata, India, August 12, 2021. Image: REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri - RC2L3P9PCKR5

Ruma Bhargava

Country Lead, Healthcare, World Economic Forum


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Dr Ruma Bhargava conducting an advocacy session to overcome vaccine hesitancy in Hanotia Village, Rajasthan. Image: Dr Ruma Bhargava
Dr Ruma Bhargava conducting an advocacy session for women of Garariya Luhaar Tribe in Rajasthan. Image: Dr Ruma Bhargava

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