Padma Shri Dr Kiran Martin is the Founder and Director of 'Asha' an NGO which
addresses the deep-rooted social problems created by poverty.
Date: 6th October 2010, 6pm
Location: GM-15, Melbourne Law School
Dr Martin trained as a doctor in Delhi and graduated from the Lady
Hardinge Medical College in 1985 with a postgraduate diploma in
Paediatrics. Shortly after this, she began working voluntarily to
contain a cholera outbreak in the Dr Ambedkar Basti slum in the south of
Originally working single-handedly at a borrowed table
outside the slum, Dr Martin went on to create a community health and
development society that has transformed the lives of over 300,000 slum
dwellers in Delhi.
The images contained in this lecture are the property of Asha Community Health and Development Society, New Delhi, India