MAKING THE CASE FOR INVESTMENT IN ADOLESCENT HEALTH The world is home to 1.2 billion adolescents, and India has the largest population of adolescents in the world, at 253 million. This demographic made a compelling case for India as the most appropriate host today for a global conference on this theme. The biggest global event… Read More IAAH 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health, 26th – 29th October 2017, New Delhi
In May 1992, MAMTA started implementing its first program, ‘Integrated Maternal and Child Urban Development Project’ for women and children with support from Sida, Sweden. To begin, the area of operation was only in three blocks of Tigri settlement colony in Delhi and the project provided services to pregnant mothers and children. The program aimed… Read More 25 Years of Care: Engaging Communities. Transforming Lives.
It was on 28 December, 1990, MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child was founded. Today, as it completes its 25 years journey in the development world, MAMTA is set to embrace the future era of innovation and collective leadership. The journey started with direct community action in the urban slum of Tigri, New Delhi that involved the local… Read More 25 years of care: Celebrating MAMTA’s journey
At the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) 2015, the UNFPA, Africa Senior Technical Advisor captured the participants’ attention at the plenary session on ‘Making Sex Safe, Making Sex Better’. She shared information about the comprehensive condom programming framework connected to the immense need of sensitizing families on sexuality education. She said… Read More Sustainable uptake, adoption, and implementation of evidence based interventions.
The following story is narrated by outreach worker Kavita Salame, who works with MAMTA’a innovation Project. Twenty two year old Radha (name changed), came to her mother’s place in Sindeelwani for delivery. When I visited her for the first time, I learned that she had had an abortion during her first pregnancy. Radha’s husband’s main occupation is… Read More Living with HIV: From Confusion to Confidence – The Story of Radha
MAMTA Health Institute for Mother & Child (MAMTA HIMC) is honoured to have been a part of the “Learning and Sharing Conference” with focus on Diabetes and Hepatitis – held in Mumbai from 28th to 29th October 2015. The conference was sponsored by Bristol-Myer Squibb Foundation (BMSF) and hosted by United Way, Mumbai. The primary objective of this… Read More A Ray of Hope for Health.
On September 30, 2015 MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child (MAMTA), along with its implementation partner Abhivyakti Foundation, organized a multi-stakeholder sensitization meeting on prevention and early management of viral hepatitis B and C in Amritsar, Punjab. The purpose of the event was to create a common platform for policy makers, health care provider,… Read More Education is a movement from darkness to light – MAMTA HIMC and Abhivyakti Foundation organise multi-stakeholder meeting.