Institute of Health Management Pachod
Focus: Girl Child, Health, Women, Children and Youth
Thank you! You can rest assured your contribution will be used to make a real difference
WALKING long distances from home to high school has its dangers in rural India - especially for adolescent girls. Help IHMP buy 50 cycles at ₹4,000 each so girls can ride to school, instead of dropping out.
SKIPPING school every month due to a lack of access to sanitation and menstrual hygiene products is an acute problem in slums and villages. At ₹540, you can fund reusable eco pads for one girl for a whole year.
IHMP endeavour to bring a positive attitudinal change towards the opposite sex in adolescent boys and young men in low-income and village communities. They do this by providing group and individual counselling to bring an end to the societal problem of eve-teasing, molestation, sexual and domestic violence and other gender inequitable behaviours.
EVERY day more than 15,000 Indian girls, at an average age of 15, get married. IHMP provide unmarried adolescent girls with life skills education on an array of topics such as the female body, sexual and reproductive health, nutrition, personal hygiene and first aid. These courses seek to increase their self-confidence and assertiveness and help them develop their ability to negotiate a delay in marriage in order to continue and complete their education.
TEENAGE mothers younger than 15 years are five times more likely to die during pregnancy and childbirth and have an increased risk of miscarriage and complications. IHMP’s project strives to protect young girls from the adverse consequences of early motherhood by providing access to sexual and reproductive health services, information and counselling, referrals to health providers, and community-based monitoring to ensure their health needs are addressed.
I have now convinced my parents to let me finish my education before I get married.
Based on its pioneering work in primary health care and health for the urban poor in Maharashtra, IHMP conducts a stimulating, challenging, yet practical training for young and mid-career professionals...
- Dr. Ashok Dyalchand Founder & Director
- Dr. Nandita Kapadia Kundu Trustee
- Dr. Pradnya Doke Programme Manager
- Gopal Kulkarni Research Director
- Koshy Abraham Finance Manager
- Manisha Khale Additional Director
- S.M. Shinde Programme Coordinator