Dr Himansu Basu, representing CALMED Rotary participated in a meeting with Drs Carlos Fuchtner, Prof Mary Ann Lumsden, ODE Dr Hani Fawzi on 7th February 2020 at FIGO Office, London. The outcome of the meeting included renewed co-operation between Rotary and FIGO, Extension of MOU, support with technical guidance especially at country level, cooperation in Read MoreDetails
Does it Work?
The CALMED programme training components are evidence-based, aimed at a sustainable increase in the number of skilled professionals and community empowerment. Subsequent Pilot evaluation (in Sikkim and Gujarat, India) validated the CALMED structured training programme, as a low-cost high impact, modular programme. The modules can be adjusted to the local needs and priorities in maternal and new-born mortality reduction, following the core principles of CALMED programme.
Key Messages 1. Calmed programme based on vocational training the trainer model had been piloted successfully with validated outcomes in improving knowledge, skills and behaviour of health care professionals caring for pregnant women, babies and communities, in two sites in India. 2. A technical assistance package(training resources, volunteers, partnership with global organisations and access to Read MoreDetails
CALL TO ACTION -STOP MOTHERS DYING! Follow on from Calmed Pilot Programme “A Changing Rotary for a Changing World”, is how RI General Secretary John Hewko described the groundbreaking changes facing Rotary today. We were able to share details of a major transition of Calmed Pilot programme into the next phase -Rotarian Vocational Alliance Saving Read MoreDetails