The vital role played by nurses, midwives and ASHA workers needs to be appreciated “I don’t think I can meet you again, sorry,” wrote 28-year-old nurse Lini to her husband, as her health deteriorated. The heart-rending letter revealed a little recognised reality — the dangers nurses encounter on their daily rounds. Lini had handled patients during the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, finally succumbing to it. Lini’s letter may have struck a chord, but […]