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HRP App: Serene reaching High Risk Pregnant Women amid COVID19 chaos

I am Rachna a health worker posted at Sub-Center Sukrah of Samote block in Chamba; one of the Aspirational District of Himachal Pradesh. The rapid escalation in cases of COVID19 was making me worri...

Practicing Correct Management of Pneumonia in Mewat, Haryana

On February 24, 2019, Jafreen, visited Health and Wellness Center (HWC) in Dhulawat village in Mewat district of Haryana with her 18 months old daughter, Nargis. Nargis was suffering from cold and ...

Listening and monitoring fetal heart rate

In a labour room, the process of childbirth is emotional and vulnerable for the mother. Staff nurses in the labour room are usually occupied and pressurized under the circumstances of each individu...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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 ...