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

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 Visits to India, February 2017

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

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

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

Calmed at Seoul RI Convention 2016

Calmed at Seoul RI Convention 2016 Come and see us at the Rotary International Convention at Seoul on 28 May – 1 June 2016. Find PDG Dr Himansu Basu at the Calmed Booth (No 2609), or hear him at our Calmed workshop: 31 May: ‘Interactive Workshop on CalmedVTT’ at Kintex 2 Room 308 or 1st Read More