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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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Child Feeding Practices Report

14 August 2015
In 2014, PACS (in partnership with UNICEF) initiated a community level assessment of knowledge, attitude and practices of Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) in 656 PACS intervention villages in Jha...
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Kitchen Gardening

In the foothills of the Himalayas lies the Gandrapara Tea Garden where Suchitra Khariya is up early, harvesting herbs and vegetables from her small kitchen garden. Suchitra has always enjoyed growing ...
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Improving Mum and Baby Health

Life never stops for Shanti Vishwakarma - the Anganwadi worker at the Prem Nagar Anganwadi Centre in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. Her role involves helping mothers to breast feed, organising immunisations...
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Saving Children’s Lives

Two-and-a-half-year old Udika is fast asleep in her mother’s lap. However, it’s only thanks to the work of Jhuma Nagamunshi that Udika is alive and well. She and the other members of her Self Help...
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Health Rights Consultation

04 September 2014
From 4-5 September PACS and the Centre for Health and Social Justice (CHSJ) held a national consultation on health rights in New Delhi. The consultation specifically focussed on the impact that socia...
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With.in - Jyotsna's Story

In 2014, Jyotsna was one of 350 field facilitators who took part in our "With.in Leading Together" training programme. This video shows how Jyotsna has put her new-found skills into practice, helping ...
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With.in Leading Together

In 2014, 350 field facilitators took part in our "With.in Leading Together" training programme to build their knowledge, skills and capacities. This video shows how 3 of them have put their new-found ...
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