Dibyashree Behara wanted to become a nurse so she could help the people in her rural village in eastern Indian. A new online application process for nursing schools in Odisha state supported by Jhpiego has helped make her dream come true.
A known face at Allahabad’s busy District Women’s Hospital – a hospital that caters to about 400 clients per day and 350 births per month—is that of the hospital gynecologist, Dr. Sharmeen Ahmed. She is also a state master trainer for postpartum IUCD (PPICUD) services and has trained
Lucknow, India—The delivery was normal, the mother was fine, but her newborn son hadn’t cried yet. Sarita Pal, the nurse assisting with the birth, acted quickly. As the mother’s worried and expectant looks followed her, Pal scooped up the unresponsive baby, thoroughly dried him, immed
Gonda, India (July 2015) — Pavan Kumar lives with his wife Shashi and their two children — a 10-year-old girl and a 9-year-old boy — in Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda District. Gonda is a high-priority district for health interventions. In this community, Accredited Social Health Activists (AS
Jhpiego has been working in India since the 1980s, when it began to strengthen reproductive health services with funding from the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) and in collaboration with the Government of India and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The India
SAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) helped the Indian government in revitalizing postpartum family planning (PPFP) with the introduction of Postpartum IUCDs to the basket of PPFP choices.