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 …

KIDROP: Preventing vision loss in premature infants of underserved areas in Karnataka

The Karnataka Internet Assisted Diagnosis of Retinopathy of Prematurity (KIDROP) project was initiated in 2008 by the Narayana Nethralaya Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Bengaluru and was integrated with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in the Karnataka in 2009. It is India’s first and largest rural tele-medicine programme using tele-ophthalmology to tackle infant blindness, caused Read More …