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13 Sep 2019
Roundtable on Anaemia: Impact on the lives of women and girls in Bihar

Roundtable on Anaemia: Impact on the lives of women and girls in Bihar

The month of September is observed as Poshan Maah in Bihar. On this occasion, Centre for Catalyzing Change (C3) organized a roundtable of MLAs and MLCs to discuss the way forward to address the grwoing issue of anaemia in the state. Chief Guest on this occasion, Shri Md Haroon Rashid, Acting Chairman, Bihar Vidhan Parishad released an Information Brief on Anaemia. Dr Kapil Yadav, Associate Professor, AIIMS, New Delhi, India spoke about consequences of anaemia as one of the leading causes of maternal mortality. At the round-table were present 14 MLAs and MLCs, who shared their views on anaemia and committed to resolving it at their constituency levels. Dr Alok Ranjan from Gates foundation emphasised on the review mechanism of different pograms at different levels of implementation.

http://www.c3india.org/uploads/news/Final_Policy_Brief_English1.pdf