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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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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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