The study, a randomized trial set up to demonstrate the effectiveness of masks, was conducted across 600 villages in rural Bangladesh. Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, a Bangladeshi economist at Yale University discussed the findings with The World's host Carol Hills.
The app, called Maya, provides a platform where women can freely speak about their emotional, medical, legal, and social needs anonymously, without being judged.
Nina Sharmin was once a new immigrant from Bangladesh herself, struggling to pay for health insurance. Now, she hits the streets to help other immigrants fill out the 32-page application for Obamacare.