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Our idea is a nutrition campaign in Kampala and Central Uganda tackling increasing childhood stunting and wasting by helping mothers and caretakers through food demonstrations and health education to make a two legume—one cereal blend for their child
Community-based health insurance services will be integrated into existing agricultural cooperatives to reduce financial barriers to health services.
Training and education for cooperative members will be expanded to influence norms and practice
Our idea is a service targeted to those physically challenged children, with especial focus on parent-less kids and also to those who are on the verge of losing their parents.
Physically challenged children are living thei
The Nairobi slums expose residents to serious health risks, leading to alarmingly high rates of malnutrition, illness and death among children. Jhpiego proposes to improve the health of children living in Nairobi’s slums through Young Mothers Clubs,
We would like to expand our school-based mobile clinics to invite parents from the surrounding area to come to the school for health information lectures and breakout sessions on reproductive health, breastfeeding, nutrition, hygiene, immunizations,
The idea is to rethink packaging as to function for:
1) providing information to parents (i.e. rotating labels to tell stories, nutritional tips, child development milestones sheets)
2) be assembled into toys that stimulate children cognitive dev
A design and construction service provided to marginalized families, integrated with a campaign that educates communities on the link between housing and health.
It tackles the problem of disease caused by dirt floors in homes where children und
This idea proposes to incorporate depression and developmental screenings into the already existing National Program on Immunization (NPI) in Nigeria. The specific objectives would be to recognize postpartum depression (PPD) among mothers attending i
[Updated 1/7] Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is a proven WHO-recommended practice that enables mothers to keep their premature babies warm through skin-to-skin contact. There are practical challenges to this wonderful practice being performed 24/7 leadin
Where you live should not determine whether you live, but too often location is the key challenge to child survival. We believe that by working with community health workers to create basic maps about household health behaviors and child illness and
The idea is to build community between an urban park which delivers multiple benefits to children, and a large marketplace where preschool children are with their mothers at work. Repurposing simple market goods like cooking paddles into playable p
Working with local women in rural Tanzania, this project seeks to establish community level production of quality, safer, and low cost nutrient rich semi processed complementary foods for children 6-24 months of age. We shall use value added approach
Hands to Hearts International (HHI) improves the health and development of vulnerable children by training parents/caregivers on early childhood development (ECD) and nurturing parenting skills. Caregivers are empowered with the skills to better the
Totohealth (www.totohealth.net) is setting off on a journey to revolutionise maternal & child health with a simple idea: remotely monitor set of Totohealth’s SMS and voice-based indicators of growth abnormalities & allowing parents and caregivers to
When a baby ends up in a hospital Newborn Care Unit (NCU) or paediatric ward, the anxiety felt by parents is universal. But parents in developing countries often have no practical or psychological support. In Myanmar most parents are not even allow
New parents in resource constrained environments return home after childbirth in a hospital or clinic with very little or no health information about best practices of infant care. Pop-up classrooms inside of the hospital, where family members receiv
Reducing child morbidity and mortality is a primary goal for LifeNet International. After successfully increasing quality of care at 51 partner health centers in Burundi, we now want to test the efficacy of our franchise model in Uganda. Our holistic
Our idea is about capacity building of early childhood caregivers and parents on integrated child care and development and it is a product and a service (Updated 6/01/2015). It is premised on the notion that children’s development largely depends on
‘Story Stones’ generates a safe and fun environment in which players can share the wonder of imagination.
A storytelling game intended to be played by groups of parents, guardians and children in the area of Sylhet, Bangladesh.
The game incorpora