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Pink is the Colour of Power

Mahadevkhurd village in Siddarthnagar district of Uttar Pradesh was beset with many problems till a women’s self-help group decided to take matters in their own hands. Supported by PACS partner Purv...
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Women Form Health Action Group

While the village of Bisnoor, in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh in central India, had a primary health centre, it was not functional and no one knew of its existence. With support from PACS, the wom...
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‘Acting’ in Community Interest

In Daadpuja, a Santhal populated village in Fatehpur block of Jamtara in Jharkhand, awareness of government schemes and entitlements was very low. Supported by PACS, Lok Chirag Sewa Sanstha (LCSS), a ...
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A School for All Seasons

The primary school in Ammapatti village in Bahadurpur block of Darbhanga district in Bihar did not have even basic facilities. Moreover, children from the Muslim community were being discriminated aga...
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A Matter of Rights

Despite being enrolled under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), the Indian micro health insurance scheme for below-poverty-line families, Mangala Pal of Jharkhand in eastern India, was charged...
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PACS work on Health&Nutrition

This photo gallery features 10 case studies and quotes that show how PACS has been working to ensure that socially excluded groups have the knowledge, ability and confidence to access and monitor qual...
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PACS Impact Assessment on RSBY

10 July 2015
An Impact Assessment Study on Rasthtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) was commissioned by Poorest Area Civil Society (PACS) to Population Health and Nutrition Research Programme, Institute for Human De...
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Immunisations for All

In the village of Ayar in the Bhojpur district of Bihar, the Musahar community – a particularly excluded dalit group – were not receiving immunisations and other healthcare services because the he...
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Supporting Flooded Communities

In Uttar Pradesh, the small farming villages of Madhya Nagar and Silauta are in troubled waters… they both stand on the banks of rivers that, with increased unseasonal flooding and unpredictable flo...
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Government Website on ICDS

The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme is a government initiative for the all-round development (health, nutrition and education) of children under 6. Its aim is to reduce infant mort...
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