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Northern states

VRIDDHI Stories

Involving families in care of small and sick babies

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 ...

Improving post-natal monitoring

Neha Kumari Kesari from CHC Palkot, Jharkhand is a champion health worker whose dedication and hard work has taken post-natal monitoring to another level. In Neha’s words "I got trained in the...

Suraksha: Protecting Mothers through Community based Distribution of Misoprostol

55-year old Hira Devi, an ANM works in Jhanjheli Block in Mandi District of the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh, India. She travels upto 18 Kms each time she goes to assist an expecting mother ...

Reducing Moderate Anaemia Among Pregnant Women in Jind District,Haryana

I was feeling weak and unwell in the 6th month of my pregnancy and after the checkup the doctor informed me that the HB level is 6.2 and prescribed four injections over a period of time. After taki...

Operationalisation of Nbcc in Labor Room (Sadar Hospital Simdega) by Repairing of Radiant Warmer. Jharkhand

The Newborn Care Corner in the Labor room have helped us take care of resuscitate asphyxiated newborns, this is helping us save lives. - Labor Room Nurse, District Hospital Simdega, Jharkhand