Decentralisation of ICDS Supplementary Nutrition Programme: Ensuring timely and quality nutrition to all beneficiaries in Odisha

The Department of Women and Child Development (WCD), Government of Odisha, has undertaken decentralisation of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) supplementary nutrition programme in the state to streamline and strengthen the programme and ensure ‘universalisation with quality’ in a time-bound manner. The initiative reaches out to all beneficiaries with a standard weekly menu, meeting Read More …

CATCH: Ensuring quality healthcare for all in Sikkim

The Comprehensive Annual and Total Health Check-up for Healthy Sikkim (CATCH) is a flagship programme, which was launched by the Government of Sikkim to provide basic healthcare services at the doorstep of the state’s rural population and push up Sikkim above all other Indian states in terms of health indicators by 2015. The programme focusses Read More …

Arogyakeralam Palliative Care Project: Ensuring care and support for the chronically ill & infirm in Kerala

The Arogyakeralam project is based on a unique policy issue by the Government of Kerala in 2008 with the aim of providing medical care and support to every citizen in need of palliative care. Arogyakeralam emphasises a community-based approach to healthcare and considers home-based medical care to be the cornerstone of palliative care services. As Read More …