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May 4th, 2020 |

CINI and partner organisation StreetInvest jointly shared the resilient actions taken by child and youth leaders from the streets of Kolkata, in order to cope with the struggles caused by the pandemic. In a report published in the month of March, Consortium for Street Children gave an account of children in street situations in Kolkata…Read More

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May 4th, 2020 |

Children and youth connected to the streets of Kolkata conducted Rapid Assessment surveys as a part of participatory research with their peers who are also connected to the streets. The survey was centred upon indicators based on United Nations General Comment 21. Prior to the survey, the children and youth surveyors, also called Street Champions,…Read More

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May 4th, 2020 |

The implementation of Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) Program brings along many myths which is still much believed by the parents and adolescents making it difficult to administer Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (IFA) intake at schools and Integrated Child Development Service centers. Therefore, Sub-divisional officers in two districts carried out monitoring visits to…Read More

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May 4th, 2020 |

An order was issued by the Secretary, West Bengal Board of Madrasa Education on 13th February 2020, stating CINI to strengthen Weekly Iron Folic Acid supplementation (WIFS) program for adolescents of Madrasa in West Bengal. This order was forwarded to all Chief Medical Officers of Health (CMOH) and heads of recognized Madrasas under West Bengal…Read More

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May 4th, 2020 |

CINI in coordination with district officials from Department of Health and Family Welfare completed orientation of service providers on revised guidelines of Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation Program (WIFS) for adolescents in the last quarter (January-March, 2020). The program reached out to 2916 participants in 23 districts. The orientation was carried out either at the…Read More

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May 4th, 2020 |

CINI is implementing a district wide intervention in four high burden districts of Odisha – Koraput, Nabarangpur, Rayagada and Keonjhar in partnership with UNICEF. The objective of the program is to improve Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices at the household level. It was realized that there were various contact points like Ante Natal Check-ups,…Read More

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May 4th, 2020 |

For the 1st time, all 35 ANMs at Nagrakata Block in Jalpaiguri district were trained (17/02/20) to identify “at nutrition risk” pregnant women. Following the trainings, the ANMs started recording BMI of the pregnant women at the sub-centre during the time of registration. Till date, 1733 women have been screened in the project’s three intensive…Read More

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May 4th, 2020 |

Following the launch workshop, 287 Health Supervisors, 46 Block Public Health Nurses and 27 Public Health Nurses of all blocks of the three districts were trained on the basic components of maternal nutrition, during the last quarter (Jan.-March, 2020). This team along with the Block Medical Officer of Health& Child Development Project Officers of the…Read More

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May 4th, 2020 |

With formal approval from the Department of Health & Family Welfare, the programme on maternal nutrition intervention, funded by the HCL Foundation is scaled up in all 46 blocks across the three districts of Diamond Harbour (07/02/20), Murshidabad (15/02/20) and Jalpaiguri (24/01/20) in West Bengal. The events were graced by key government functionaries like the…Read More

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May 4th, 2020 |

Five Days Teachers Training (25th to 29th February, 2020) under IIMPACT- CINI Girls Learning Centre (GLC) Programme was conducted at AtithiBhawan in South 24 Parganas on Joyful and Effective Teaching Methodology. There were 24 (21 teachers & 3 Supervisors) trainees.The objective of the training was to understand the programme and its objective; to have an…Read More

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