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 More
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 More
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 More
See Calmed at Toronto Rotary Convention 2018 Stop Mothers Dying! Bridge the Gap! Come and join the Calmed discussions at the Rotary Convention, Toronto 23 – 27 June 2018: Event: Global Networking Platform for Preventable Maternal & Child Deaths Location: Room 803 B, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Time: 1230 to 1400 Saturday 23rd June Key Read More
Calmed at RI Atlanta Convention See a full report on Dr Himansu and the Calmed activity at Rotary’s 2017 Atlanta Convention at our Papers & Resources page.
Calmed Visits to India, February 2017 A number of activities related to the Calmed programme have taken place at the beginning of 2017, here is a summary for the major visits / events. Ahmedabad, India: Himansu Basu attended the All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AICOG) in Ahmedabad, India (over 11 thousand registrants) and Read More
CALMED Presentation at Madrid Rotary Institute About 600 Rotarians and guests attended the Foundation Seminar on the 25th November, 2016 at the Hotel NH Euro, Madrid, as part of Rotary Institute. PDG Dr. Himansu Basu was invited to speak on our District’s award winning Calmed (Collaborative Action in Lowering of Maternity Encountered Deaths) maternal and Read More
Calmed at RI Convention Seoul RI Convention in Seoul was a grand affair, with over 40 thousand registrants from 120 countries, but the spread-out city of 10 million people meant long journeys to Conference morning and evening. Speakers There was a galaxy of eminent speakers including RI President Ravi , Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Read More