Ensuring Adequate Nutrition During Covid-19

July 6, 2020

There are two primary national programs to address child nutrition, the Integrated Child Development Scheme and the Mid-day Meal Scheme. The continuation of these services is especially essential during a pandemic to avoid long-term consequences of child malnutrition. This brief identifies the barriers to service provision of essential nutrition services such as the mid-day program and highlights the global best practices to overcome those barriers.
This is an essential read for grass-root organisations and anganwadi and primary school frontline workers.


Accelerating vaccinations for millions of vulnerable people across India

VaxNow is bringing together the Government, Private Sector Organizations, Community leaders, NGOs and the Media to accelerate the vaccination of vulnerable people in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Bihar. These partners will collaborate to reach the unreached through an agile, geographically contextualized plan which will help overcome barriers for vulnerable communities. The criteria for selecting these communities is: people with the highest access barriers, the highest chance of contracting COVID and people living in overcrowded places.

Authored by Deepshikha Chhetri and Medhavi Gupta, in Governance Alliance.

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By enrolling you can contribute to and benefit from this collaboration. Also, do encourage other organisations and experts to join hands with us. The key benefits of being part of the collaborative is access to people, resources, financing & partnerships and the ability to make a greater collective impact.

COVIDActionCollab is not merely an aggregation of partners, but is an aggregation of capacities, through which we have developed key high impact initiatives. We have drawn upon our one year’s experience at CAC and engagement with our large constituency of partners to put together a menu of initiatives for funders/investors to support which will save lives and livelihoods, and enable vulnerable communities to 'bounce forward’. Support these initiatives to build resilient communities