NRHM Initiatives: Improving access to healthcare through strategic incentives in Assam

Aiming to improve the healthcare scenario in Assam, the state team of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) launched some innovative programmes in 2010 to promote health-seeking behaviour among beneficiaries and improve service delivery. Morom is one such initiative that provides cash incentives to in-patients at public health facilities. A total of 117,181 patients have Read More …

Livelihood generation in rural Assam

Arecanut leaf plate manufacturing project aims to generate livelihood in rural Assam through setting up of micro enterprises producing high-quality disposable plates from usually discarded arecanut sheaths.   Arecanut leaf plate manufacturing project is a livelihood generation initiative undertaken by a national level non-governmental organisation, Dhriiti, to promote self employment among the rural youth of Read More …

Voucher for institutional delivery through post offices

The District Health Society in Kamrup district of Assam has designed a unique approach to facilitate cash transfer of voucher for National Rural Health Mission scheme through post offices.   The state of Assam has successfully implemented many innovations to provide quality healthcare to women and children under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). In Read More …