CHILDLINE 1098

CHILDLINE was launched in 1996 on an experimental basis as the first emergency outreach service for children by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Realizing the potential of the initiative to address the persistent gap in protection of children in distress, it was adopted in 1999 by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment under 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 …

Indira Bal Swasthya Yojana: Applying preventive healthcare measures to promote children’s health in Haryana

The Indira Bal Swasthya Yojana (IBSY) is a preventive health scheme launched by the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Haryana, which aims to screen all children accessing public health and education facilities like schools and anganwadis, for diseases, disabilities and deficiencies and refer them for free follow-up treatment if required. This makes Haryana the only Read More …