The death of a 6-year old child Kum. Meghala in July 2013, attention to which was brought by various activists and organisations, and thereafter highlighted in the media, drew the attention of the State Government to the highly vulnerable conditions of the people living here including rampant malnutrition, unhygienic environment, inhuman living conditions under which people are forced to live, denial and inability to access essential services such as health, nutrition, pension and disability services, etc.
Source: Repro Health List Serve and shared by Jana Arogya Andolana -Karnataka (JAA-K)
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