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  • Infographic: Vriddhi Contributes to Scale-Up of Community Management of Neonatal Sepsis
    April, 2018 - Sepsis (infection) causes many neonatal deaths, but is often curable if treated early and appropriately. Under Vriddhi, JSI supported the Jharkhand and Uttarakhand state governments to establish demonstration sites for community management of neonatal sepsis through Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANM). Vriddhi's work informed a scale up strategy with the potential ...
  • Building Healthy Cities
    October, 2017 - This document highlights the work of JSI's Building Healthy Cities project. The USAID-funded initiative aims to embed a health equity lens into city policies, planning, and services while improving data flow for existing Smart Cities in India, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Health and Smart Cities planning are related; decisions about transport, ...
  • Community management of newborn with sepsis in special situations in India
    2017 - The Government of India recognizes that many rural communities in India have limited access to public health facilities equipped with newborn care services. In 2014, the GOI permitted Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANM) to administer injectable antibiotics to infants with sepsis in special situations. However, many states have found implementation a ...
  • Implementation of Kangaroo Mother Care in District Hospitals in India
    2016 - Under the Scaling Up Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Interventions project, also known as “Vriddhi,” JSI provided technical assistance on rolling out Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) in government district hospitals in high priority districts. This brief highlights the project's efforts to establish demonstration models for KMC within ...
  • Infographic: Vriddhi Contributes to Private Sector Engagement for RMNCH+A Services in India
    April, 2018 - Private medical practitioners are preferred health service providers across the socio-economic spectrum in India, but private sector engagement in government programs to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCH+A) services has been suboptimal. Through Vriddhi, JSI led an independent landscaping assessment in six USAID priority states to better ...
  • Infographic: Vriddhi Contributes to Scale-Up of Kangaroo Mother Care in India
    April, 2018 - Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is an evidence-based intervention to reduce mortality among small and sick newborns. Under the Vriddhi project, JSI provided technical assistance for KMC introduction and scale up in government district hospitals in two districts. Vriddhi's work informed a nationwide scale up strategy with the potential to reach ...
  • JSI’s contribution to increasing private sector engagement in Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health under Vriddhi
    2017 - The Scaling Up Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Interventions project, also known as “Vriddhi,” is a USAID-supported initiative to support the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, National Health Mission, and state governments to scale up high-impact RMNCH+A interventions in six states in Northern India. This case ...
  • Kangaroo Mother Care: simple technique, complex practice
    2016 - The Scaling Up Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Interventions project, also known as “Vriddhi,” is a USAID-supported initiative to support the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, National Health Mission, and state governments to scale up high-impact RMNCH+A interventions in six states in Northern India. This case ...
  • National Consultation - Developing Strategic Roadmap to Engage Private Health Sector for Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health
    February, 2017 - The national consultation on developing strategic roadmap to engage private health sector for maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) held on February 21, 2017, aimed at evidence-based discussions on engaging formal private sector health care providers in improving reach and quality of MNCH services in 30 high-priority districts across six ...
  • National Consultation Developing Strategic Roadmap to Engage Private Health Sector for Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health
    2017 - The Scaling Up Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Interventions project, also known as “Vriddhi,” is a USAID-supported initiative to support the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, National Health Mission, and state governments to scale up high-impact RMNCH+A interventions in six states in Northern India. This case ...
  • Small babies get life-saving hugs in Jharkhand and Uttarakhand
    2017 - The Scaling Up Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Interventions project, also known as “Vriddhi,” is a USAID-supported initiative to support the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, National Health Mission, and state governments to scale up high-impact RMNCH+A interventions in six states in Northern India. This case ...
  • Vriddhi Project: Achieving Results for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in India
    March, 2018 - The Scaling Up Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Interventions project, also known as “Vriddhi,” supported the scale-up of high impact RMNCH+A interventions through innovative programming and by working closely with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the National Health Mission, and state governments. In consensus with ...
  • Vriddhi Project: Improving Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in India
    March, 2018 - The Scaling Up Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Interventions project, also known as “Vriddhi,” supports the scale-up of high impact RMNCH+A interventions through innovative programming and by working closely with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the National Health Mission, and state governments. In consensus with ...