Integrated Family Health Initiative: Catalyzing Change for Healthy Communities

Bihar is one of India’s largest and poorest states with over 100 million people. Poor nutrition and poor health, particularly for women and children, lead to early deaths and generational cycles of lost potential. The state has one of the country’s highest rates of maternal, neonatal and infant mortality. Underlying factors that contribute to these negative health outcomes primarily include extreme poverty, gender and social inequality among many others.