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  project name ~ KNUC MHO 2011

category ~ Health Care and Family Planning




  Project Name





KNUC (Khajurdaha nabnakur United Club)



Health Care and Family Planning






West Bengal

  Budget Approved


$ 2500


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Nishikant Deshmukh
Karthikk Sridharan


Johns Hopkins









KNUC is a NGO in West Bengal. Their goal in this project is to reduce the infant mortality rate in a population of 80K people of the Hoogly district in West Bengal. They plan to do so by extending their currently centralized ante-natal care facilities to ten remote villages by mobile outreach.





Working for 28 years supporting various spheres of development in the region: * Established a maternity center in 2003 * Mobile health program in 2006-2007 * Training adolescent girls as part of the nurse training program (AID funded) * Night shelter for homeless children * Basic education programs (ASHA funded)





The project''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''s goals are broadly - improving the quality of general health, ante-natal care, health education, family planning, pathology lab, and referral service in the target areas. The focus will be on all the above goals with a special emphasis on ante-natal care, health education, and family planning to address the issue of abortions which is a major contributor to the high infant mortality rate (IMR).



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