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  • One way AKDN is raising awareness about safe sanitation and key hygiene messages (as part of its Comprehensive Sanitation Initiative) is through village rallies. Here school children set off through their village to sing sanitation-focused songs. These reinforce their understanding and also spread the message to their community. Tatma tola, Muzaffarpur district, Bihar, India.
    AKDN / Christopher Wilton-Steer
  • The Aga Khan Health Services Maitreya Project in India, supported by the World Bank, trains young women from 14 villages around Maitreya Block on pre- and post-natal home care, so that they can help promote awareness of Maternal and Child Care among expecting mothers and their female relatives.
    AKDN / Jean-Luc Ray
  • The Aga Khan Health Services Maitreya Project in India, supported by the World Bank, trains young women from 14 villages around Maitreya Block on pre- and post-natal home care, so that they can help promote awareness of Maternal and Child Care among expecting mothers and their female relatives.
    AKDN / Jean-Luc Ray
  • Infant and young child feeding programme, Buniyaad, India.
    AKDN / Mansi Midha
  • Infant and young child feeding programme, Buniyaad, India.
    AKDN / Mansi Midha
Health

Malnutrition and lack of access to low-cost, high-quality medical care are just some of the health challenges that exist in India and which are being addressed by AKDN agencies. AKDN’s focus is on the promotion of effective and sustainable health care for underserved populations, with special attention given to women and children, in specific regions in the states of Bihar, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh through the Aga Khan Health Services and the Aga Khan Foundation.