Maternal & Child Health

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Following is the list of various organizations who are directly or indirectly working in the area of Maternal and Child Health in and around Pune region:

NGOs (Non-governmental Organizations)

1HEAL ConsultancyHEAL Consultancy is an all women's' network making inroads into educational institutions and the community reaching doable best practices within the system.
2SwadharAim is to support women to become independent in spirit, in thought, in action and have full control over their lives rather than be the victim of others actions.
3Mahila Sarvangeen Utkarsh Mandal (MASUM)MASUM works mainly on the issues of Health, Domestic Violence, Women's Resource Development and Self-Employment, and Capacity building with rights approach.
4Foundation for Research in Community Health (FRCH)FRCH carries out field studies and conceptual studies primarily in rural India to gain a better understanding of the factors, which affect health and health services.
5Deep Griha SocietyDeep Griha works for the empowerment of the marginalised through capacity building and sustainable urban and rural development programmes. The Sure Start programme is a global initiative to support community action for improving maternal and newborn health in India, and to enhance systems and institutional capabilities for sustained improvements in maternal and newborn health.
6Sevadham TrustAims at Maternal and Child Health, Education, Empowerment, Vocational Training, Livelihood. The organization has been undertaking various Training Programmes for Rural Development, Youth Leadership, Watershed Development, Social Forestry, Self Help Group [SHG] for women etc since last twenty five years.

Research/ Academia/Other organizations

1Chest Research Foundation (CRF)Studies on airways diseases in India, especially asthma and COPD, with focus on regional variations and etiological factors.
2The Institute of Health Management (IHMP)The Pune Centre was established in 1995. The Centre was set up to develop low cost audio-visual and training materials for the NGO & Government sectors; and for addressing urban health issues in slums. The Pune Centre also has a research and documentation unit.
3Community Aid and Sponsorship Program (CASP)CASP Pune Unit is a part of CASP working in Pune district in the State of Maharashtra, India. This Unit was established in March 1980 to implement the Sponsorship Programme for the children from Pune slums. Initially the approach of the Pune Unit was to support the children for their education. Gradually this approach changed and the Unit started working for overall development of child, family and community through sponsorship programme.
4Child Family Health International (CFHI), IndiaHealthcare rotations in India through Child Family Health International and IE3 Global Internships provide 10 weeks of observation in a variety of clinical and hospital environments. Five programs offer opportunities to focus on communicable diseases in Mumbai, traditional medicine in Dehra Dun, rural/urban comparison in Dehra Dun, community health and HIV in Delhi, Maternal and Child Health in Pune, and Palliative care in the southern town of Trivandrum. Programs can be combined to have 5 weeks in each location.