The grant supports the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement to strengthen technology solutions for better maternal and neonatal health among tribal communities living on the fringes of forests in rural Karnataka.
The effort focused on enhancing accountability among healthcare providers, working conditions for ASHAs, and using technology for grassroots monitoring.
The comprehensive reproductive and child health programme works with both tribal communities and healthcare providers to specifically achieve the following objectives.
- Strengthen the monitoring and tracking system through technology solutions for efficient field based mother and newborn care
- Institutionalising workplace based solutions including time bound incentivisation for enhancing motivation of healthcare providers
- Improving efficiency of the referral chain using technological solutions for better institutional mother and child care