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    • Date: May 29, 2008; Thursday  • Views: 3,969 views   • Comments:
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    Guwahati, May 29: In Morigaon town, an hour’s drive from Guwahati, main city of Assam, we’ve just finished a meeting with Deputy Commissioner Arup Phukan and his staff as well as the district health authorities and officers from the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). A small country boat is waiting a 45-minute drive from the district [...]
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    • Date: May 28, 2008; Wednesday  • Views: 2,812 views   • Comments:
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    Dhemaji (Assam), May 28 : We walked straight into the Dhemaji deputy commissioner’s office where several officers were waiting for us – the joint director (health), the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) district programme manager and an NRHM “media expert”. The discussion was good and focused: I outlined the need for a programme coordination committee and [...]
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    • Date: May 27, 2008; Tuesday  • Views: 3,384 views   • Comments:
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    Dibrugarh (Assam), May 27 (IANS) We got to Bogibeel ghat, about an hour’s run from Dibrugarh, the last half hour taken to negotiate a short stretch that is just sand, dust and stone with huge potholes created by the trucks and vehicles busy with building the approach road to the Bogibeel rail bridge. The bridge [...]
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