Recognizing the centrality of the woman, we introduced CAC in India in 2000 and since then have transformed the abortion ecosystem in the country.
We assist the federal and state governments in delivering choice-based family planning services at all levels.
We are keenly focused on improving health and lives of young women and girls by increasing their agency to access SRH services.
We are technical partners to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for implementation of laws and policies related to abortion and contraception.
We conduct robust research to identify community and health system needs; and community-based evaluations to assess impact of our interventions.
We are piloting new technology-based community outreach strategies to meet the evolved needs of women and girls
Launch of E-Kalyani Website — Karnataka
With technical assistance from IDF, The Department of Health & Family Welfare — Government of Karnataka recently launched the e-Kalyani website. This portal will support private sector service providers to get their hospitals/clinics approved for provision of Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) services as per the MTP Act and also provide updates on service provision, policy and regulations and any other key developments with respect to abortion care and law.
The software was launched by Dr. K. Sudhakar — Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education, of Karnataka. The event was also attended by the Commissioner — Health & Family Welfare, the Mission Director — NHM Karnataka, the Director — Health & Family Welfare, MLAs and other key officials from the state.