Samarpan: Early identification and intervention to check disability in Madhya Pradesh

Samarpan, in Madhya Pradesh, is a unique intervention conceptualised for the early identification, screening, treatment and rehabilitation of children with developmental delay or physical disability. Led by the Hoshangabad district administration, Samarpan’s Early Intervention Clinic (EIC) realises a convergence model of the Departments of Public Health & Family Welfare (PHFW), Women and Chilld Development (WCD), Read More …

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 …

Mo Masari: Using insecticidal nets to protect pregnant women and children from malaria in Odisha

Mo Masari is a successful malaria prevention initiative implemented by the Government of Odisha to protect pregnant women and children in malaria endemic districts of Odisha. The scheme focusses on ensuring efficient distribution and proper use of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) by the targeted population. The accompanying rigorous Information, Education and Communication (IEC) and Behaviour Read More …