Churu, India–When veteran nurse Jaishree Darjee was invited to a Jhpiego-led training to strengthen maternal and newborn care, she was hesitant about going. Her absence from Bharatiya Hospital would surely burden an already understaffed maternal and newborn care unit, where nearly 7,0
Kota, India, January 2014—When Dr. Rajendra Prasad Rawat, the 55-year-old Medical Superintendent and Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Kota’s JK Lon Maternal and Child Care Hospital, first attended Jhpiego’s Clinical Skills Standardization (CSS) training course in November 2013, he
Dear friends, On behalf of the Jhpiego India family, I wish you and your family a happy, healthy and peaceful 2014! Looking back, 2013 was a great year! We at Jhpiego were able to strengthen our work across programs and impact the lives of millions of women, children and families—by p
Bulbul Sood, MBBS, MNAMS, MPH
Dr. Bulbul Sood is a public health professional with more than 40 years of experience and was the Professor of Preventive and Social Medicine at Delhi’s Medical College for 23 years. Dr. Sood has been Jhpiego’s India Country Director
Alwar, India—A Jhpiego-promoted checklist on childbirth helped save the life of Mamta Rajput.
When the 20-year-old mother arrived at Zanana Hospital in Alwar, India, 25 miles from her village home, she had strong labor pains and complained of a pounding headache. Babita Sen, the la
In partnership with Laerdal Global Health and Medtronic, biomedical student engineers working with Jhpiego and JHU-CBID are currently in Tanzania, Nepal, India and Kenya, learning about global health challenges.
The film, “Family Planning for Health and Happiness,” won a multi-country video contest and premiered at MCHIP’s Postpartum Family Planning Technical Session pre-event at the 2013 Women Deliver Conference in Kuala Lumpur. Indrani Kashya, Jhpiego/MCHIP’s communications off
Less than 24 hours after participating in a Jhpiego-led course on newborn resuscitation supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, nurse Archana Sidram Kale put her newly learned skills into practice and saved the life of a baby boy who wasn’t breathing.
Madhya Pradesh, India (June 2013)—In an effort to ensure pregnant women and new mothers in Madhya Pradesh (MP)receive quality health care in public facilities, Jhpiego prepared nursing and midwifery instructors to hold refresher courses for nurses working in laborand delivery. At the