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#08-20 Women on the COVID Frontline … Reports from India and Cameroon

Nilanjana Bhowmick reports from New Delhi on 3.5 million women who are “barefoot health workers”; Patience Wirngo interviews women workers confronting COVID-19 through many fields in Cameroon.

Host(s): Nilanjana Bhowmick and Patience Wirngo
Featured Speakers/Guests: From India: Nilanjana Bhowmick, narrator, and Kanchan Pandey (in Hindi), an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA). From Cameroon: Dr. Dr.Yaneu Ngaha, who delivered baby of positive mother, and interviewer Daniel Ekonde; nurse supervisor Lucy Elango; Professor Rose Gana Fomban Leke, eminent epidemiologist; journalist working with Cameroon Radio Television CRTV, Helen Ngoh, on her health precautions; radio producer of women’s programming, Tchonko Becky Bissong.

Credits: Segment 1 produced by Nilanjana Bhowmick, adapted from her podcast Women Interrupted. Remainder of program produced by Patience Wirngo (content of interview 2 courtesy of Daniel Ekonde). Photo credit: Daniel Ekonde/CNN

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