India

 

TB is second only to HIV as a killer infectious disease, with more than 10 million new infections in 2015 and an estimated 1.8 million deaths mostly in low- and middle-income countries.In many countries, the private sector represents a major and growing source of services for suspected and active cases of TB. This often presents a challenge for national health systems that are ill-equipped to ensure that private providers provide safe and effective care.

As a follow up to the India Newborn Action Plan, the Haryana Newborn Action Plan (HNAP) has been drafted as a state-specific roadmap for reducing preventable newborn deaths and stillbirths and achieving the desired targets for the neonatal mortality rate (NMR) and stillbirth rate (SBR) by 2030.

This brochure describes USAID’s flagship project VRIDDHI which provides techno-managerial support to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and the state governments of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Punjab, and Uttarakhand to plan, implement and monitor RMNCH+A interventions at scale.

This is the workbook for a five-day training sponsored by the Government of India Ministry of Health The five-day Social and Behavior Change Communication course developed is a comprehensive training program intended to strengthen capacity to address the complex factors involved in influencing individual and social behaviors. 

This campaign was designed to motivate mothers to wash their own hands with soap and to encourage their children to do the same.  The campaign involved framing handwashing with soap without using the word "germs" and to frame the discussion as a matter of good manners which will help ensure the success of their children.  On the part of the chil

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