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 …

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 …