Government of India had come out with a book on journey of first 1000 days and its importance and benefits, but the challenge was first to understand this concept, create an awareness among the people who matter and then translate it into something tangible on the ground with a clear road map.
Activities done under “First 1000 days Initiative”.
Community awareness activities:
Certification of PDU Hospital Rajkot as First 1000 days complaint facilities.
Establishment of Midwifery Led Labour room to provide care with dignity.
Government medical colleges and other facilities by deploying Nurse Practitioners Midwifes.
Training on Alternate Birthing Positions.
Research and Implementation on Physiological Cord Clamping.
Strengthening Kangaroo Mother Care practices through political advocacy.
Promotion of use of Drumsticks and Iron Vessels for cooking, Kitchen garden.
UNICEF provided continues technical support beginning from development of implementation framework to implementation at field level. Other partners are Samhita and Shrimad Rajchandra Hospital, Dharampur.
Source : We Care Coffee Table Book - Good, Replicable and Innovative Practices 2019
Last Modified : 6/10/2021
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