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Dr. Devi Shetty – The Henry For...

Dr. Devi Shetty
Imagine the feelings of a mother when she hands her few days old child for a heart operation. In India, about three hundred thousand children suffer from heart disease every year- highest in the world. India requires 25 lakh heart surgeries a year but does only 60,000. What if the family is not financially capable to afford the surgery? Heart [...]

Tribal Hero – Dr. H. Sudarshan

Dr. H. Sudarshan
Dr. Hanumappa Sudarshan Reddy is a Padma Shri Award (2000) recipient and a renowned social worker who has dedicated his life for the upliftment of forest tribes, mainly Soligas in Southern Karnataka. In 1994, he was awarded Right Livelihood Award, also known as Alternative Nobel Prize, for showing how tribal cultures can contribute to a proce [...]