Recognizing the need to prioritize safe and respectful childbirth practices, the government of India in March 2018 launched LaQshya – Labour Room Quality Improvement Initiative, to be implemented nation-wide with the objective of reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity, and enhancing the satisfaction of women availing of healthcare. The LaQshya initiative is to be coordinated by the Maternal Health Division, and is to receive support from the Child Health Division and the National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC). The funds for the programme shall be channelled through the National Health Mission (NHM) Programme Implementation Plan.Read more >>
CEHAT has been involved advancing the health care sector’s response to violence against women. The purpose of this study is to implement these guidelines, generate evidence on feasibility of implementation, and also the possibility of developing a model health care response in tertiary medical setup. This project is in collaboration with the WHO, which has undertaken similar initiatives in Afghanistan, Pakistan and some parts of Africa. Subsequently these guidelines were also developed into a handbook for health care providers for responding to intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual violence.
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CEHAT (Centre for Enquiry Into Health and Allied Themes) is the research centre of Anusandhan Trust. We are involved in research, training, service and advocacy on health and allied themes. CEHAT acts as an interface between progressive people's movements and academia.
In Maharashtra to incorporate a gender perspective in their teaching with a focus on issues of gender-based violence and discrimination through a 'Training of Trainers' [TOT] program.
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