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Armman, awarded healthcare innovation award Save the Children: Hindu story

Armman, a non-profit organisation, was awarded a healthcare innovation award by NGO Save the Children India in Worli on Friday for mMitra, its free voice call service for pregnant woman to seek assistance from the time of conception till the first year of the infant.

 

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GSK) and Save the Children’s partnership awards Armman: United News of India

Armman, a non-profit organization committed to improving the well being of pregnant mothers, newborn infants and children in the first five years of their life, has been awarded USD 115,000 (approximately Rs 74 lakh) to scale-up their customised free mobile voice call service, 'mMitra'.  This award is from  GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Save the Children’s partnership.

The service provides tailored preventive healthcare information to pregnant women and mothers of children under five years of age. 

 

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Five Banswara villages declared child labour-free: Hindu story

The efforts of Save the Children have yet again proved fruitful as 5 villages that were the hub of child labour in Rajasthan have been declared child labour free.

Following sustained efforts for two years under the “Child rights for change” project, five villages in Banswara district have been declared child labour-free with the credit being given to community-based institutions, children's groups and enlightened sections of the local tribal community.

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Dia Mirza on bettering the lives of street children: Femina story

Actor-producer Dia Mirza is on a mission to make the lives of marginalised children in the country better. As the ambassador of Save the Children, she was in Delhi recently, to spread awareness about the importance of hygiene and proper sanitation in slum areas.

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India has to get her children off streets, says Dia Mirza: The Indian Express story

India has to get her children off the streets and need to give them access to education and an identity, actress-producer Dia Mirza says.She is the Artist Ambassador for Save the Children. She attended the launch of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Care and Protection of Children in Street Situations.

A survey conducted in 2016 by Save the Children in Lucknow, Mughalsarai, Kolkata-Howrah, Patna and Hyderabad enumerated 84,563 children living on the streets.
 
 

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