Project Samvarthana: Nurturing the First 1000+ Days A Convergent Approach to Child Survival & Development
GRAAM is partnering with UNICEF to develop & demonstrate a comprehensive and convergent implementation strategy for improving the conditions of child survival and development in 20 villages. The project is being implemented in Nanjangud taluk of Mysuru district and Gangavathy taluk of Koppal district. Villages have been selected based on the status of immunization coverage, Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) as well as the vulnerability of the targeted population, in consultation with the health department authorities.
|Project Name||Project Samvarthana: Nurturing the First 1000+ Days A Convergent Approach to Child Survival & Development|
|Project Sanction Date||01 Jan 1970|
|Project Period||Nov 2015 to Oct 2016|
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|Implementation Partner||Public Health|
Project Result / Accomplishments:
Understanding of the prevailing social norms through formative research and bringing changes in the norms and practices that can ensure child survival as well as development
Social Behaviour Change and Communication: Contextualization and adaptation of Social behaviour change and communication tools by using different methods and tools such as one to one IPC sessions and IPC video sessions at home level, group meetings and mid media campaign and rallies, school based events, etc.
Bringing innovation to community based SBCC interventions by using technology for information and communication through IVRS and SMS alert system that are based on Android-Tablet applications
Community mobilization and building capacity of the frontline workers and service providers to create an enabling environment at the village level