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No. 70: July 31, 2012
In this IssueLetter from the Moderator | Featured Publications | Upcoming Events | Resource Corner | Network ActivityDear Members,Greetings!Welcome to the 70th Update from the MCH Community.We are pleased to share with you two new publications this month – A Save the Children publication on The Child Development Index 2012 and a UNICEF publication onComing to community activities, the Consolidated Reply of the discussion on Inputs for the State Human Development Report for Bihar was shared with the Department of Planning & Development in the Government of Bihar. To take the deliberations forward, the department plans to conduct a workshop. Thanks once again for your inputs.This month, the community completed two discussions – one on Payment of Incentives to ASHA - Bottlenecks & Good Practices and other one on Proposed Criteria for Setting- Up New PHCs in Gujarat. We thank members for their informative responses on both the topics.
A new discussion on Mother and Child Tracking System was imitated this week. The query has been posted by Mr. Sanjay Kumar from MCTS Team at MoHFW and Mr. Vivek Singh from Immunization Technical Support Unit (ITSU) at PHFI. Members are encouraged to respond to this important query. Read Query.
Hope you find the announcements in the update useful.
Looking forward to your continued support.
Moderator for MCH Community
Solution Exchange IndiaFrom Archana Chowdhury, EU-GoI ITS ProjectBy Save the ChildrenThe 2012 edition of the Child Development Index tells a story of success. The edition shows that substantial progress has been made in addressing the most basic threats to child survival and well-being. On average, the lives of children around the world in the indicators measured improved by more than 30%. This means that the chances of a child going to school were one-third higher, and the chances of an infant dying before their fifth birthday were one-third lower at the end of the 2000s than a decade before. Overall, during this period child well-being improved in 90% of the countries surveyed.From Meenakshi Aggarwal , MCH CommunityDownload here -From Shiv Chandra Mathur, Independent Consultant, RajasthanAsia Pacific Action Alliance on Human Resources for Health Conference 2012Date to be held: 5-7 December 2012; BangladeshVisit Link to know more: http://www.aaah-conference.org/12/The theme of this year’s conference is “Leadership development for health system strengthening: A focus on Human Resources for Health”.From Vikas K. Desai, Urban Health Society of India1st National Conference of Urban Health Society of India (UHSI)Date to be held: 1 – 2 December 2012; Surat GujaratAnnouncement Available at: ftp://ftp.solutionexchange.net.in/public/mch/comm_update/res-68-310512-01.pdf (PDF, Size: 269 KB)The theme of the conference includes RCH Program in Cities, Health Resilience to Climate Change in Cities and Human Resource for Urban Health.From Neelima Thakur, New DelhiWorld Breastfeeding Conference 2012Date to be held: 6 – 9 December 2012Venue: Indian Habitat Centre, New DelhiVisit Link to know more: http://www.worldbreastfeedingconference.org/homeThe objective of the conference is to make people and governments conscious of gaps in current policies and programmes on infant and young child feeding; to bring together various stakeholders together to discuss how to bridge the gaps to support women in optimal breastfeeding and young child feeding, and develop strategies for raising the needed financial and related resources.From Meenakshi Aggarwal , MCH Community2nd National Conference on bringing Evidence into Public Health PolicyDate to be held: 5-6th October 2012Organisers: Institute of Public Health, Bangalore, India; Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, BelgiumVisit link to know more: http://www.ephp.in/The conference intends to disseminate the concepts of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and Health Systems (HS) in the Indian context and to review the evidence of research and implementation experiences of health systems strengthening at the National and State Level.Second Global Symposium on Health Systems ResearchDate to be held: 31st October – 3rd November 2012; Beijing ChinaVisit link to know more: http://www.hsr-symposium.org/index.php/about-symposiumDedicated to evaluating progress, sharing insights and recalibrating the agenda of science to accelerate universal health coverage (UHC).3rd Global Conference - Women Deliver Conference 2013Date to be held: 28-30 May 2013; Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaRegistration OpenVisit link to know more: http://www.womendeliver.org/conferences/The Women Deliver conference will bring together people, ideas, and commitments to mobilize action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women everywhere.Call for PapersFrom Jashodhara Dasgupta, SAHAYOG, LucknowCall for Papers - Global Maternal Health Conference 2013: Improving Quality of CareDate to be held: 15 – 17 January, 2013Venue: The Arusha International Conference Center, Arusha, TanzaniaVisit Link to know more: http://maternalhealthtaskforce.org/conference/conference-websiteSeeks abstracts on the theme - quality of maternal health care which can range from allied disciplines such as family planning, reproductive health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, transportation/referral, etc that describe innovative, cutting-edge ideas and initiatives.From Meenakshi Aggarwal , MCH CommunityCall for Papers – Reproductive Health Matters (RHM) (for the May 2013 Journal Issue)Visit link to know more: http://www.rhmjournal.org.uk/authors/call-for-papers.phpSubmissions Due: ± September 2012RHM seeks papers for their May 2013 issue on changing language and culture around young people’s sexual relationships and sexual health, as well as the gap between what young people want and need, what young people are told they need, and what they are actually receiving.Trainings / Workshops /CoursesFrom Aditi Bana, PHFI, New DelhiInternational Workshop on GIS Application in Public HealthDate to be held: 8-12 October; 2012Organized by: PHFI, New Delhi and MEASURE EvaluationDownload Brochure and Application Form HereApply by: 7 September 2012This workshop offers an intensive training that covers fundamental concepts and tools for monitoring and evaluating family planning, maternal health, child health, STD/HIV/AIDS and nutrition programs.From Meenakshi Aggarwal , MCH CommunityCertificate Programme in Research MethodologyAdmissions open for 1st batch 1st Sep 2012 –28th Feb, 2013Offered by: Indian Institute of Public Health, GandhinagarDownload Brochure at – http://phfi.org/images/iiph_gandhinagar/crm_brochure.pdfLast date for Applying: 17 Aug 2012A six month certificate course offered in computer-based distance learning mode for Health, Medical & Development Professionals.Workshop on Design and Analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsDate to be held: 20 – 24 August 2012Organized by: Indian Institute of Public Health, DelhiLast Date to Register – 16 August 2012Download Brochure at – http://phfi.org/images/iiph_delhi/Design_and_Analysis_of_RCT_Aug%2020-24_2012.pdf (PDF, Size: 350 KB)Application Form - http://phfi.org/images/iiph_delhi/Registration_Form_RMWS-2012-2013.pdfThis workshop proposes to cover the key issues during design, analysis and reporting of randomized controlled trials.Workshop on ‘Qualitative Research Methods and Data Analysis for Public Health’Date to be held: 10 – 14 September 2012Organized by: Indian Institute of Public Health, DelhiLast Date to Register – 25 August 2012Download Brochure at – http://phfi.org/images/iiph_delhi/QRM_and_Data_Analysis.pdf (PDF, Size: 350 KB)Application Form - http://phfi.org/images/iiph_delhi/Registration_Form_PHCBWS-III.pdfThis workshop is aimed at those who employ qualitative research methods such as interviews and FGDs in their research work and are interested to get a deeper understanding about methods employed to analyze qualitative data.Workshop on ‘Methods in Environmental Health Research Impact Assessment: Exposure assessment as a tool’Date to be held: 25 – 28 September 2012Organized by: Indian Institute of Public Health, DelhiLast Date to Register – 10 September 2012Download Brochure at – http://phfi.org/images/iiph_delhi/Methods_in_Environmental_Health_Research.pdf (PDF, Size: 350 KB)Application Form - http://phfi.org/images/iiph_delhi/Registration_Form_PHCBWS-III.pdfThe workshop will educate participants about the basics of exposure assessment, the different techniques and methods employed particularly with an emphasis on air pollution (indoor and ambient).Research Methods Workshop Series; 2012-2013Organized by: Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi
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