Meeting Frontline Health Workers in Delhi

We met them in a perfect spot under a shade tree on a blazing hot morning with temperatures reaching well above 100 degrees even before most headed out for the day. When we arrived at the Okhla community courtyard the ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) and Anganwadi health workers had already patiently waited for us with purses on laps and hands crossed talking quietly amongst … Continue reading Meeting Frontline Health Workers in Delhi

Maternal and General Healthcare in India

As we sat with an expecting mothers’ group in Okhla slum in south Delhi with Save the Children India we learned that the government provides a countrywide incentive program for women to deliver their babies in a hospital as opposed to delivering at home. While monetary payment to give birth in an institution would help many poor Indian families particularly those who are migrant workers … Continue reading Maternal and General Healthcare in India

Meeting a Fellow Mom Blogger in India

As I have mentioned before one of the cornerstones of Mom Bloggers for Social Good is making global connections both online and offline, at home and abroad. While in Delhi with Nicole Melancon we met with Vandana Mahajan Khemka of Mumsphere. It was wonderful meeting a fellow mom blogger while in India showing that connections that are made online are easily translated into real world meetings. … Continue reading Meeting a Fellow Mom Blogger in India

Why We’re Headed to Delhi, India Next Week

Building global connections both online and offline is the cornerstone of Mom Bloggers for Social Good. Next week I, along with Social Good Mom and Global Team of 200 member Nicole Melancon (@thirdeyemom, Third Eye Mom), will travel to Delhi, India to meet some of our partners as well as meet fellow Social Good Moms who live in India. It’s going to be a great … Continue reading Why We’re Headed to Delhi, India Next Week

Update on New Media Journalists’ Child Survival Reporting from India #IRPIndia

While on press trips abroad it is always nice to know people are listening and reading back home. That’s why we’re happy to share the latest from the International Reporting Project’s new media journalists who are reporting about child survival in India. Read our first post: New Media Journalists Travel to India, Report on Child Survival. Interesting reads: How Biometric Innovation is Helping TB Patients … Continue reading Update on New Media Journalists’ Child Survival Reporting from India #IRPIndia