• Health & Nutrition Programme

    Improving positive behaviour related to adolescent reproductive and sexual health and nutrition

    Prevention of child malnutrition and improving the health and nutrition status of adolescents and young married couples in Assam and West Bengal, through

    • Strengthening community groups (women's and adolescents' groups, SHGs) using participatory processes to plan, monitor and sustain behaviour change interventions to improve infant feeding practices, adolescent nutrition and anaemia prevention, family planning to delay early pregnancy

    • Male involvement and couple communication to reduce early pregnancy and increase contraceptive use

    • Social behaviour change communication for prevention of child marriage and early pregnancy, infant feeding & complementary feeding, adolescent anaemia prevention and menstrual hygiene management in convergence with government departments, schools, and Panchayats.

    Strengthening the capacity of frontline workers in collaboration with various government departments to complement government services and avoid duplication of efforts at scale

    • Capacity strengthening and handholding of Anganwadi Workers (AWW) and Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) in home-based prevention of malnutrition focusing on counselling of mothers and families on breastfeeding, and complementary feeding.

    • Work in collaboration with frontline workers to improve community awareness events at Anganwadis, such as Nutrition Week and Breastfeeding Day Celebration, Food and recipe demonstrations etc., using participatory learning methods (PLA)

  • Swasthya Poshan Alaap

    Mobile application for use of frontline workers and community members

    • Critical information and counselling on antenatal care, infant feeding practice, family planning, adolescent reproductive & sexual health

    • Common myths and misconceptions

    • Quiz to measure knowledge

    • Available in Bengali, Assamese, Hindi and English

    • Companion Counselling handbook