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Supporting National Urban Health Mission

A member of the partners – team put together by PwC for the ADB-funded project to assess, design, and implement on pilot basis the urban health mission,

CCC-I has evolved guidelines, frameworks, and systems to strengthen community outreach services and document good practices with regard to community mobilization. The study entails visit to states and cities, reviewing NRHM documents and practices, interaction and advocacy with governments at national, state, district and city levels over a one year period and providing a set of recommendations and best practices to the Government of India’s Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW).

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Sub-national workshops on building partnerships for strengthening policy interventions to curb consumption of smokeless tobacco in high prevalence states of India

The dissemination workshops were planned as part of a larger awareness and advocacy effort to sensitize policy makers to further strengthen policy interventions to curb consumption of Gutka and other smokeless tobacco products. In 2014-15, CCC-I and Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in collaboration with WHO Country Office for India (WHO India) and  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Institute for Global Tobacco Control (JHSPH-IGTC) conducted a study to examine the impact and effectiveness of the legal ban on gutka in eight high prevalence states of India (Assam, Bihar Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Odisha). CCC-I has organized dissemination workshops at the sub-national levels, specifically in the capital of the 8 states in collaboration with local partners.

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Developing strategy on promoting early initiation of breastfeeding in government health facilities

Developing strategy document on promoting early initiation of breastfeeding in government health facilities (Funded by UNICEF)- 2015-16.

The study involves development of a high quality strategy document to promote early initiation of breastfeeding in eight RMNCH+A high priority states in India- Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The project comprises of three parts- desk research, survey and development of communication strategy. The final document will highlight critical information on the barriers and facilitators for promoting early initiation of breastfeeding at the health facility level. Further, it will also provide guidance on what needs to be done to strengthen services and support at the Government health institutions.