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  • Ensuring quality through professional data recording
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    Ensuring quality through professional data recording

    One visit to the Nurses duty station at the Public Health Centre (PHC) in Sarairanjan, Samastipur reveals the transformation that has gradually started bourgeoning in among the stationed staff and systemic changes thereof. This transformation is not an over-night phenomena but a result of meticulously planned and designed outlay to bring in intrinsic chan... Read More

  • Immunization efforts gaining momentum in Bihar
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    Immunization efforts gaining momentum in Bihar

    Immunization in progress With 51 lakh people, East Chamaparan is one of the largest and most populous districts of Bihar. Each block primarily has one designated Primary Health Centre (PHC); which is often the only public health facility in the block that is open all days of the week and provides basic curative and obstetric services. The... Read More

  • Collective action helps save a 10-day-old Pradeep
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    Collective action helps save a 10-day-old Pradeep

    Pradeep with his mother When MInu Bindua, CARE India’s frontline worker from Madhya Pradesh Nutrition Project (MPNP) met 10-days-old Pradeep, she was shocked to find the baby boy, severely malnourished and almost on the verge of collapsing. She immediately contacted other team members at CARE and they sprang into action and tried all me... Read More

  • Timely intervention saves two-year-old Gayatri’s life
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    Timely intervention saves two-year-old Gayatri’s life

    Deva and her daughter Gayatri  Mother of a two-year-old Gayatri, Deva, was deeply upset and often felt helpless when she saw that her daughter couldn’t run and play like other children of her age. Deva did not know what was wrong with her daughter and had no idea how to help her. Her worst fear came true when Poonam, a frontline wo... Read More

  • Taking Charge
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    Taking Charge

    “Yes, I am the one. I am using copper-T. My mother-in-law didn’t approve of it initially and neither did my husband. They would tell me that getting the sterilization done is a gunah (sin) according to our holy book. They would scare me for what my fate would be after death, if I underwent sterilization”, says 32 year old A. Parveen, who belongs to... Read More

  • Intervention helped a severely malnourished 3-month boy to bounce back to good health
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    Intervention helped a severely malnourished 3-month boy to bounce back to good health

    Intervention helped a severely malnourished 3-month boy to bounce back to good health Located in one of India’s harshest conditions geographically and climatically, ancient beliefs against immunisation in Barmer are a common existence. In was in January 2015, that the story of a three-month-old boy, Kamlesh from Barmer District&rs... Read More

  • Bihar dikhaye disha
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    Bihar dikhaye disha

    I visited Lakhisarai and Begusarai district of Bihar on 17th February, 2016. During my visit, I met the ANMs who have been trained through AMANAT (Apatkalin Matritva evam Navjat Tatparta) – CARE India’s mobile nurse mentoring intervention at the Barahiya PHC in Lakhisarai district. The ANMs exuded confidence and seemed to be well equipped t... Read More

  • Towards Empowerment: the life story of Kabita Mahato
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    Towards Empowerment: the life story of Kabita Mahato

    36 year old Kabita Mahato is the Cluster representative under HEVS initiative at Barogram Gram Panchayat of Purulia district, West Bengal.  She is also a renowned Village Organization leader, but Kabita’s life was not always as inspiring as it appears today. Kabita’s journey to this day has been full of struggles. She was born into a fa... Read More

  • Bihar innovation paves way for technology use to improve health and nutrition services across India
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    Bihar innovation paves way for technology use to improve health and nutrition services across India

    Born in Saharsa, Bihar, the Continuum of Care Services (CCS) is a transformative intervention that has already impacted the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the state. Simple yet effective, it leverages the use of mobile phones and related technologies by the Frontline Health Workers (FLWs) to address current challenges to improve the health of wo... Read More

  • Saving Bihar’s Babies Through Mission Taalash
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    Saving Bihar’s Babies Through Mission Taalash

    The Block Panapur lies in an area of strong Naxalite influence, and has been subjected to several attacks in the past. It is near the districts of Siwan and Gopalganj. The only medical facility in the Block is a Primary Health Centre (PHC) which runs in an APHC building and lacks basic infrastructural facilities. There is only one ambulance at the PHC. In line wi... Read More

  • Discovering one’s strengths: Dolly’s story
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    Discovering one’s strengths: Dolly’s story

    Dolly Betal and her family live in a small village called Lego, which is part of the Bankura district of West Bengal. They grow potatoes and paddy for living, but technical and environmental shortcomings make it difficult for the family to make ends meet. Working hard to feed the family has also taken a toll on Dolly’s health. She would constantly get tired... Read More

  • Instilling a will to live
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    Instilling a will to live

    Selina Khatun’s life has not been anything short of a battlefield. It all started after she lost both her parents and by the time she was 14 she was constantly shuffling between her grandparents’ and her two sisters. There was no stability in her life. ... Read More

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