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Maternal Health Literacy Pilot Project, Kerala - Final Report

The aim of this project was to assess and evaluate the impact of a series of health education classes and clinic interventions in Udaya, a slum community in Cochin, Kerala, South India, to gather information regarding the health literacy of the women in the community and how this could be improved. The starting point was a maternal health survey carried out within the slum colony in April 2017 by the Birth for Change foundation (BfC), who planned to postulate an information encounter approach to address the problem and to increase ‘health literacy’. In addition, they planned to develop some training resources, run health education classes and health clinic encounters as well as design and carry out an evaluation of the impact and recommend what should happen next.  

Maternal Health LiteracyPilot Project, Kerala - Final Report from NIDA-Net