Healthy Families, Healthy Communities

Pioneering efforts to address healthcare needs in poor and marginalised communities

CARE India’s Health interventions work to improve the access to quality healthcare services for the poor and marginalised communities. By identifying the root causes of healthcare challenges, we work at the individual, community, and systemic levels to develop innovative solutions and help implement quality healthcare services. The ambit of our work includes improving of maternal and reproductive health, child health and nutrition, and early identification and treatment of communicable diseases.

CARE India's Women's Health Improvement Program for Poor and Marginalised Communities

Health System Strengthening

  • Community Health ecosystem Management
  • Quality Improvement Programs
  • Program Management (Supply Chain Management)

Community Centric Approaches

  • Social Accountability
  • Behavior change communication
  • Population Health Management through transformatory leadership development

Market Based Approaches

  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Social Franchising
  • Health Financing

Cross-cutting approaches

  • Digital Health
  • Gender Centric Programming
  • Continuous Monitoring and Learning
  • Knowledge Management
  • Innovation Cells

Major Achivements


individuals reached directly through health interventions across 9 states, out of which 43,358,023 are women and girls.


CARE India provided access to quality healthcare to 51,535,110 individuals, including 43,358,023 women and girls, as its contribution towards SDG 3.

Reproductive, Maternal & New Born Child Healthcare NGO | CARE India


Towards SDG 2, providing adequate food and nutrition, CARE India supported 8,953,380 individuals including 4,303,729 women and girls.


individuals reached under SDG 6 to secure the availability of water and sanitation for all.

Focus Areas

Key Programmes

Maternal and New Born Healthcare Programmes by CARE India

Maternal and Newborn

Maternal and Newborn

Maternal and neonatal mortality ratios are indicators of a state’s health status. In Bihar, these numbers were a challenge since the maternal and neonatal complication identification and management rates were poor.

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ICT and Digitization Programme by CARE India to Strengthen the Health System

ICT and Digitization

ICT and Digitization

CARE Bihar supported Central Program Management Unit of Poshan Abhiyaan in conducting training across the states. Numerous important portals, apps and tools have been devised by the team which is part of health system strengthening process in Bihar.

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Bihar Technical Support Program by CARE India to Facility Healthcare Quality Improvement

Making Magic in Health Facilities

Despite some progress, Bihar has some of the highest rates of maternal and newborn death in all of India…

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CARE India NGO Working With the Government of Bihar in Implementing a Nurse Mentoring Program

A Model for Mentorship

Nurses and Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) are female health workers who provide basic health services,…

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CARE India - NGO Promoting Sustainable Methods of Family Planning in Bihar

Encouraging Sustainable Family Planning Practices

The Zero and Low Parity Pilot (ZLPP) is a timely intervention modelled around findings from CARE’S exploratory studies…

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