DiVA: Sparking innovations—a digital tool fills gaps in information on family planning and reproductive health in rural India

Rise in unvaccinated children requires immediate response

Dr. Christopher Morgan, Jhpiego’s Senior Technical Advisor on immunizations, responds to the WHO-UNICEF report on the alarming rise in unvaccinated children: “The rise in unimmunized children in 2021 is extremely alarming. There is now an historically large pool who are vulnerable to future outbreaks.  Our work on COVID-19 vaccination must go hand in hand with

Two National Midwifery Training Institutes launch to produce a new cadre in India to ensure respectful maternity care

Midwifery Training India Jhpiego

New Delhi, India – In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the government of India—with technical support from Jhpiego—is creating a new professional cadre of nurse practitioner with expertise in women-centered, compassionate, respectful midwifery care. The ambition of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) is to produce 86,000 health workers in a new, specialized midwifery cadre