To address the increasing vulnerability of women to HIV and related issues, the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) invited UNIFEM to undertake a policy review in 2005 of the schemes and programmes of MWCD, to develop a training package for women for their empowerment.
Project Axshya builds a new dimension to TB control in India – community ‘ownership’ through civil society led public health programming. Through its innovative interventions focusing on Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation, Project Axshya is strengthening the Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP) to achieve its objective of Universal Access to TB services.
The danger of HIV and AIDS epidemics are spreading far and wide at a very alarming nature in India. To build public awareness and to pull the people out of this dreadful quagmire, the honorable members of the Bihar Legislature have formed the Bihar Legislatures’ Forum on HIV/AIDS. The documentation highlights the significant role of the Forum in order to provide better health services to the people.
The Government of India-UNDP Capacity Development for Local Governance (CDLG) project is implemented by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. It aims to strengthen institutions and mechanisms so as to enhance capacities of elected representatives (ERs) and functionaries for human development oriented, inclusive planning, implementation and improved accountability in local governance.
The overall objective of this Documentation was to assess the facilitation of DANTB in the growth of RNTCP and empowering it with several innovative approaches and skills. The concrete achievements during the project period are evident in the difference in crucial indicators relating to diagnosis, treatment, cure, default and death.
Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh(JSK) (National Population Stabilisation Fund) has been registered as an autonomous society of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). The Government has provided a Rs 100 crore Corpus fund to signify its commitment to the activities of the Kosh.