The Improving Healthy Behaviors Program (IHBP), managed by FHI Development 360 (formerly AED), is a three-year technical assistance project, with two additional option years, designed to strengthen institutional capacity of government at the national, state, and district levels to design, deliver, and evaluate strategic communication programs focusing on behavior change.
The MCH-STAR initiative launched on June 12, 2008 aimed to strengthen the capacity of Indian institutions in the areas of research and evaluation, policy analysis and advocacy, and in responsive technical assistance for MNCHN so as to provide technical leadership to global standards.
The National Nutrition Conclave was organized from August 12-14, 2007 at the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, (MSSRF), Chennai, India, with the object to re-energize the expanded nutrition community and increase collaboration and commitment to take the selected actions forward. The write-up highlights the participation of the professionals from diverse areas and their coordinated efforts to make nutrition-secure India a reality.
The Integrated Nutrition and Health program’s goal was to bring ICDS and the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to the global evidences around child malnutrition and infant mortality through a strategy, the ‘Leadership development through Self-Talk’. This toolkit showcases, with evidence and guidance on the focus of the program leaders for achieving program goals.
The documentation relates to the facts that the first phase of the Innovations in Family Planning Services Project (IFPS-I) implemented in Uttar Pradesh by The State Innovations in Family Planning Service Agency (SIFPSA) from 1992-2004, introduced many communication strategies for improving the demand for and quality of reproductive health services in the state. In October 2004, IFPS-II the second phase of the project was launched, in which adoption and scale up of innovative interventions was featured as a critical component.