Menstrual Hygiene Matters

Menstrual Hygiene Matters

Menstruation is a natural biological process and a critical indication of reproductive health. As per Census 2011, more than 31 crore women in India are of reproductive age (15–49 years).[i] Most women and adolescent girls menstruate each month for about two to seven...
Championing the cause of Immunization

Championing the cause of Immunization

Immunization is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Not only does vaccination prevent the suffering and death associated with infectious diseases such as diarrhoea, measles, pneumonia, polio and whooping...
Community-led Health For All

Community-led Health For All

While most marginalized communities in India struggle to access quality healthcare, the challenges of tribal communities are magnified due to their socio-economic status, geographical remoteness and low literacy and further compounded by decades of discrimination,...
Giving Every Child A Healthy Start

Giving Every Child A Healthy Start

“Being a nurse I knew all about pregnancy. However, experiencing anything first hand is always unnerving – as was mine first pregnancy. It was the mMitra voice call and the Sunita didi’s (Project staff) regular visits that put me at ease. They acted as ‘my health...
Growing Up

Growing Up

As children transition from childhood, through adolescence, into adulthood, not only does their social universe undergo change but they face a multitude of physical, emotional, social, and cognitive changes.The arrival of puberty triggers an abrupt series of changes...