The Global Child Health Campaign (GCHC) is World Vision’s first-large scale campaign that focuses on improving the health of mothers and children. It’s been necessary to improve Maternal Child Health systems and practices of government and improve policies to end preventable death. This campaign will also concentrate to improve community Maternal Child Health practices and influence government policy and system to reach to disadvantaged communities.
ACORAB Nepal is committed to strengthening institutional capacity of community radios therefore this training intends to strengthen the capacity of community radios journalist to develop radio programme, news reports and PSA's from their radios. Community radios have been remarkable means to promote information and communication among communities. They are emerging as one of the key development catalysts. Community radios have played a vital role in informing and facilitating citizens for acquiring public information for protection and promotion of the right to information of people in Nepal. Community radios are working for people by facilitating them to exercise their rights to information, sharing ideas and generating worth and dynamic public opinions as social assets.
With the aim to developing radio programme and news reports from the member community radios on child and maternal health, ACORAB Nepal organized training on “Maternal and Child Health” with the support of World Vision International Nepal (WVIN). The training was organized from 17 to 18 February 2014 at Kathmandu where participants from 22 community radios actively participated.