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  project name ~ Outreach Mobile Health Service to Secure Ante-Natal Checkup For Reducing IMR

category ~ Health Care - Adult

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Outreach Mobile Health Service to Secure Ante-Natal Checkup For Reducing IMR

  NGO

 

KNUC (Khajurdaha nabnakur United Club)

  Category

 

Health Care - Adult

  District

 

Hoogly

  State

 

West Bengal

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 337375

 

  Year Approved

 

2008

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Nirveek Bhattacharjee
Piyush Mehta

 

Johns Hopkins
Bay Area
San Diego

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

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.

The project duration is three years. The total funding for three years is ~$20,284 ($10,888 + $6,264 + $3,132). The current request is $10,888 for the first year.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

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)

 

  Goals

 

 

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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