Year 2014

Activities in 2014


SNCU plus Training of Trainers at Rajgir

The District Health Society (Nalanda, Bihar) in collaboration with UNDP New Born Project organized a two day master Training of Trainers (ToT) on Sick NewBorn Care Unit plus (SNCU+) on 26-27 August 2014 at Rajgir (Bihar).


J&K first state to launch project Swasthya slate

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, GhulamNabi Azad along with Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, launched Project Swasthya Slate under the National Rural Health Mission on 3rd March 2014 at Jammu.


Health assurance, a reality for every Indian!

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)with support from theRoyal Norwegian Embassyin New Delhi organised a one day consultation on Policy and Practice – Informing the HOW of Universal Health Assurance for India on 16th September 2014 in New Delhi.


Norway and India explore collaboration on traditional health sciences

The Norway India Partnership Initiative on health (NIPI) facilitated a three-day workshop on how to integrate low cost solutions for primary healthcare based on the traditional Indian health science Ayurveda on 25-27 June 2014 in Bangalore.


Comprehensive Review of Child Health Training Packages

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW)has entrustedUNDPNew Born Project as part of NIPIto review the current Child Health training packages and training approaches for developing an integrated training package for child health in various thematic areas.


Family centered care for sick newborns: moving from evidence to practice

A consultation on family centered care for sick newborn was held on 28th November 2014 at RML Hospital in New Delhi. The consultation, organised by RML Hospital, was supported jointly by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Norway India Partnership Initiative on health (NIPI).


NIPI congratulates India for the launch of the India Newborn Action Plan!

The India Newborn Action Plan (INAP) was unveiled on 18 September 2014 by Shri Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,Government of India. The new plan aims at bringing down new born deaths from the current 29 per 1000 live births to a single digit number by 2030.


Ministry of Health and Family Welfare marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Ambassador EivindHomme took part in the launch of a Framework for Convergent Care for Children with Developmental Disabilities by Union Health Minister Mr JP Nadda.


Moving Towards Quality Care for Children

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and UNDP Newborn Project are conducting a two-day orientation program on how to assess quality of care for children in district hospitals, on 29-30 April in New Delhi.


RMNCH+A implementation in Jammu and Kashmir facilitated by PHFI

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), one of the implementing partner of NIPI, is assisting the Government of Jammu and Kashmir in facilitating the planning, monitoring and implementation of RMNCH+A in the six High Priority Districts (HPDs) of the state, namely, Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar, Rajouri, Poonch and Leh.


Odisha holds second SBMR workshop to strengthen pre service education for the nursing midwifery cadre in the state

The second two-day state Standards Based Management and Recognition (SBM-R) workshopfor strengthening pre service education (PSE) for nurses and midwives was held last monthat Hotel Swosti, Bhubaneswar.


Facility Based Sick New Born Care Unit functional in Sheikhpura (Bihar) with NIPI Support

The facility based Sick New Born Care Unit (SNCU) established with Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) support at Sheikhpura in Bihar was inaugurated on 16th October 2014 by Sheikhpura District Magistrate Shri Pranav Kumar.

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