Meeting Highlights Challenges to ICDS Implementation in Madhya Pradesh

On September 24, 2013,  Vikas Samvad, a POSHAN knowledge mobilization partner, and Spandan Samaj Seva Samiti held a meeting of the Child Development Project Officers  and supervisors of Khandwa District Madhya Pradesh to gain a better understanding the issues faced in their implementation of the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) and to discuss peer networks >> Read more

Meeting Highlights Facilitators and Barriers to Nutrition Knowledge Sharing

In May 2013,  POSHAN brought together various networks that are working to mobilize research evidence on nutrition in India to discuss the factors that facilitate and inhibit stakeholder engagement in knowledge mobilization. At the meeting, contributors emphasized the following: It is essential that stakeholders believe in the principle and strength of knowledge mobilization and are >> Read more

Workshop Stimulates Dialogue to Address Maternal and Child Undernutrition in Odisha

With an increased focus on nutrition, the Government of Odisha convened a one-day workshop to facilitate an evidence-based dialogue on addressing maternal and child undernutrition on October 9, 2013 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The event was led by the Government of Odisha, Department of Women and Child Development (DWCD) with support from the UK’s Department for International >> Read more

Meeting Highlights Knowledge-Sharing Needs of ICDS Implementors

POSHAN knowledge mobilization partner, Vikas Samvad, held a meeting on August 5, 2014,   in a Shivpuri District, Madhya Pradesh with 35 district and block-level officials of the Women and Child Development Department there. The meeting aimed to better understand their activities, identify their information and knowledge needs, and discuss peer networks and knowledge sharing. >> Read more

2013 Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition Launched in India

With the goal of inspiring political commitment and engaging key stakeholders in a dialogue about opportunities for progress in nutrition in India, the 2013 Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition was launched in New Delhi on Friday, 28 June, 2013. The event was hosted by POSHAN partners the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) >> Read more

Meeting Highlights Multisectoral Approaches for Improving Nutrition in India

A POSHAN-supported consultation on multisectoral approaches to improve maternal and child nutrition in India brought together key policymakers and policy advisers from a variety of ministries at the national level and from the Indian states of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Madhya Pradesh. This event, held on May 28, 2013, highlighted lessons and experiences from >> Read more