ARMMAN celebrates World Breastfeeding Week across municipal hospitals in Mumbai with various activities involving pregnant women and lactating mothers. But the aim is to keep the spotlight on breastfeeding throughout the year and start a movement which sensitises, educates and empowers mothers from all backgrounds.
By Rachel Sorensen MAMA (the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action) uses mobile phones to deliver relevant health information directly to new and expectant mothers, so they have the knowledge they need to take charge of their health and the health of their children. In 2014, MAMA and local implementing partner ARMMAN launched the mMitra program […]
By Tanzoom Ahmed (Communications and Fundraising Manager, Armman) I was born in a family of doctors ( my father and paternal grandfather are both physicians) and brought up in the small town of Jorhat in Assam. Volunteering for medical camps with my father and listening to his anecdotes of travel to the flood affected interior […]
by Dr. Sandhya (Director, Research and Project mMitra) ( Dr. Sandhya had this particular experience while she was conducting qualitative research for the mMitra/DFID project. This is an anecdote from her field visits). Nirmala (19) in Kati village had registered her pregnancy at the village sub-centre (first contact point of government health service) as well […]