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The Integrated Family Health Initiative (IFHI) Project in Bihar, India

November 12, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Integrated Family Health Initiative (IFHI) Project in Bihar, India 

Thursday, November 12
3:30-4:30 pm ET

IntraHealth International
1776 I St. NW Suite 650
Washington, DC 

Roundtable members are welcome to join the Frontline Health Workers Coalition on Thursday Nov. 12 3:30-4:30 pm ET at IntraHealth International 1776 I (eye) St. NW Suite 650, Washington DC for a brownbag presentation by Indrajit Chaudhuri, the Director, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation for the Integrated Family Health Initiative (IFHI) project in Bihar, India of GHC member, CARE. Indrajit will be presenting some of the success and challenges in the design and assessment of several of the program’s innovations and pilots conducted with frontline health workers and health facilities.

The project aimed to increase access to in integrated maternal, newborn, nutrition, immunization and family planning services delivered by frontline health workers in the state with the highest maternal, neonatal and infant mortality, as well as high prevalence of malnutrition, anemia, stunted growth and high fertility rates. The aims of this project certainly has relevance to many of the policy discussions around maternal/child health and frontline health workers, and we’re looking forward to hearing more from Indrajit about how it has worked so far in Bihar.

A GoTo Meeting call in/webinar option is available for this brownbag if you cannot make it in person, but in-person attendance is encouraged. Please feel free to pass onto interested partners. If you plan to attend this brownbag either in-person or remotely please RSVP here by COB Tuesday Nov. 10.

Call in/webinar information will be distributed only to members who RSVP for remote access.

See Indrajit’s bio below and view the flyer about the Integrated Family Health Initiative here. Thanks to CARE for making Indrajit available to speak to the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. If you have any questions about the project, please e-mail Carolyn Grant at CARE cgrant@care.org.


 

indrajitIndrajit Chaudhuri is the Director, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) for the Integrated Family Health Initiative (IFHI) project and subsequent Technical Support Program to the Government of Bihar. Indrajit designed, implemented and is managing the overall MLE framework and   system, and research and learning agenda for the programs. Indrajit was also integral in the design and assessment of several of the program’s innovations and pilots conducted with frontline health workers and health facilities, including an ICT pilot conducted with frontline health workers. He is passionate about data-driven program management and designed a robust multi-pronged approach for strengthening Data Driven Management in the IFHI project.

Indrajit has more than twelve years of multi-sectoral experience in program design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and research, and policy analysis. He has worked on development initiatives in health, education, livelihoods and microfinance, child rights and gender in India and other countries in South and South East Asia. Before joining this project, Indrajit was Deputy Continental Program Director of SOS Kinderdorff International for Asia and before that he was Regional Child Rights Advisor for Save the Children Finland for South Asia.

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Date:
November 12, 2015
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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IntraHealth International
1776 I St. NW Suite 650
Washington, DC United States