EFICOR’s Parivartan Child Survival project was implemented in Sahibganj district, Jharkhand, India to reduce mortality among mothers, newborns and children under the age of five through building and sustaining community capacity. It improved access to quality health services – maternal and newborn care, nutrition, prevention and proper treatment of infectious diseases among mothers and children and care seeking behavior of the community.
The project benefitted 3.51 lakh women and children of the Sahibganj district consisting of nine blocks and 1307 villages. 3,249 children’s lives were saved during the five year period of Parivartan’s efforts . Lives Saved Analysis was performed using the Bellagio Group Methodology to quantify the number of children’s lives.
EFICOR won the Project Management Institute (PMI) India Award 2014 for the ‘Parivartan’ Child Survival Project, the highest recognition for the project management community in the country at the Project Management National Conference, India 2014 held at HICC, Hyderabad from 11-13th September 2014.