VRIDDHI – CATALYSES CHANGE, INNOVATE SOLUTIONS, FORGES PARTNERSHIPS TO SCALE UP RMNCH+A SERVICES

VRIDDHI – CATALYSES. CHANGE, INNOVATE SOLUTIONS, FORGES PARTNERSHIPS TO SCALE UP RMNCH+A SERVICES.

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VRIDDHI SCALING UP RMNCH+A INTERVENTIONS (2014 -2021)

Vriddhi is a USAID flagship program which supports scale up of high impact Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) interventions with the goal of preventing child and maternal deaths. It partners with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (GoI) and state governments to catalyze change, innovate solutions, build collaborative partnerships, and contribute to policy to expand the reach of RMNCH+A serv...

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Aspirational District Program

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First Referral Units (FRU)

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Family Planning

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INVOLVING MOTHERS IN CARE INCREASES SURVIVAL OF PRETERM AND LOW BIRTH WEIGHT NEWBORNS

In September 2019, a young mother named 'Ganga' at Mahasamund City of Chhattisgarh, gave birth to her first baby...

Leveraging Human Resources – Establishing NBSU Implementation Models in Jharkhand & Uttarakhand

Newborn Stabilization Units (NBSU) are an important part of the Facility Based Newborn Care (FBNC), established at the sub-district level to add to...

Monitoring baby’s heartbeat – Saving lives at birth

Childbirth is an emotional and physiological process for the mother and newborn as well. Annually, in India, 1.02 million fresh stillbirths (FSB) occur, and intrapartum-related...

Champions of Change: Leveraging technology for improved competency of service provider

Every year about 32000 women die due to pregnancy-related causes in India. More than 90% of these maternal deaths are preventable with the presence of a skilled birth...

Involving families in care of small and sick babies

Kanika, staff nurse working at a Sick and Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) says “Family participatory Care (FPC), which we have rolled out after March 2019, has been a very simple and helpful interventions...

Quality care: right of every mother and baby

Quality of Care has remained a challenge in most large scale health systems, globally. Vriddhi project through its support to Govt. of India’s National Quality Improvement initiative LaQshya is wor...

Himachal Pradesh

Home away from home: Helping expectant mothers access institutional care

Jindi Devi lives in remote village in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, she was due for her delivery on March 1, 2017.

Himachal Pradesh

Life Saving Mother’s Touch

Ensuring Kangaroo mother care for low birth weight and preterm babies Tulsi a young mother looks relaxed and comfortable with her baby nestled close to her. She is very thankful to the Labor roo...

Himachal Pradesh

A stitch in time saves life!

On a snowy afternoon a heavily pregnant Pooja reached CHC Sahoo in Chamba District with Labor pains. She had just walked 6.5 kms on a snow covered road from Sara, a village in the higher Himalayan ...

Jharkhand

Improving post-natal monitoring

Neha Kumari Kesari from CHC Palkot, Jharkhand is a champion health worker whose dedication and hard work has taken post-natal monitoring to another level. In Neha’s words "I got trained in the...

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4.5 million pregnant women

4 million newborns

17.1 million children

338 million total population