Improving rural health care, one boat trip at a time

The death of a mother who couldn't reach a hospital in time led a professor in India to provide rural health care services in remote islands through boat clinics. How do these clinics work? Devex boarded one of the boats to find out.

About the author

  • Sophie Cousins

    Sophie Cousins a Devex Contributor based in South Asia. She is a health journalist focused on women and girls. She was previously based between Lebanon and Iraq, focusing on refugee health and conflict. She writes for international medical journals, including The Lancet, and for international news websites such as the Guardian.