Couple Years of Protection:

Stories of Change

I didn’t want to lose her this time

Convinced by MGHN team on the benefits of institutional deliveries, 23-year-old Kesarta travels 10 kms from Chareda village to Dausa in Rajasthan, to deliver her baby in a hospital Fifty-year old Gopi Devi has grown old watching women in her community deliver at home. Wife of a wage labourer, she had three deliveries at home […]

MMU Saved me from Leprosy

It was a red rash on her left hand that was troubling Basini Hemram for quite some time. The 24-year-old had tried home remedies, but nothing gave her respite. So, when HLFPPTÔÇÖs Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) made its fortnightly visit to her village Phuljhor on 2nd December 2015, Basini was among the first to turn […]

Delivering in a hospital felt much safer

Leela Devi from Varli Village in Rajasthan becomes the first woman in her community to opt for an institutional delivery, thanks to the consistent efforts by HLFPPTÔÇÖs MGHN Team members For Leela Devi, hospitals had always meant the unfortunate last resort for dying people. The fact that expecting mothers visited hospitals for health check-ups and […]

I feel proud to be a change agent

Rehana Begum Laskar, an ANM at Hailakandi Civil Hospital in Assam is encouraging women to make an informed choice for contraception for the last 27 years. Her recent training on IUCD has proved to be a game changer ItÔÇÖs 9:15 am and Rehana Begum Laskar is busy sterilising equipments, cleaning the Operation Theatre, and preparing […]

Convergence Model for Community Mobilisation

HLFPPTÔÇÖs Programme ÔÇ£Capacity Building of HSPs on IUCD and PTCÔÇØ is leveraging the collaborative influence of ANMS, ASHAs and AWWs for enabling community members make an informed choice for family planning, reaching unmet need, and ensuring that quality services being provided are well utilised┬á┬á ┬á Community-level collaboration among Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs), Auxiliary Nurse […]

Protecting Migrant Workers from HIV/AIDS

Source Migrant Intervention Programme is a novel initiative of approaching migrant workers, who are prone to risky sexual behaviour, at their native villages and creating awareness about HIV/AIDS among them and their families For the past five years, a visit to his family at Turra village in Banda district, UP, during Holi had been a […]