Diverse women!

In the context of the Women of India Network (WIN) project, IFPD and its local partner organization Center for the Study of Social Change (CSSC) implemented 20 health centers in the slum of Bandra East.

The staff of health centers consisted of voluntary doctors and health workers. Each health center employed 2 to 4 health workers, who were recruited among the female slum population, and trained by the project.

WIN health centers offered:

  • EInformation on health issues and medical care (diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses, gynaecological supervision, pregnancy checks, etc.);
  • EPrevention of health deficiencies and sexually transmitted diseases, access to contraceptive methods, infertility and reproductive health counselling;
  • EImmunization and medical supervision of children, as well as information on hygiene and nutrition.

Implemented from 2001 to 2012
Location: Bandra East Mumbai, India
Local Partner: Centre for Study of Social Change (CSSC)