When circumstances warrant it, specific actions can be set up to deal with a particular issue.
Tuberculosis control in the slums of Mumbai and its suburbs, through a public-private partnership.
> Informing the general public (IEC)
> Opening sputum collection centres, laboratories and treatment centres in slums.
In 2015, 9481 patients started treatment in slums in NGO treatment centers or identified through case-detection activities and referrals from private doctors, with a cure rate of over 80%.
Partners in India: ALERT, LSS, PATH, MJK, SAYA, NVSK and 5 municipalities of the Mumbai agglomeration.
Enable pre-schooling for very vulnerable families and reduce drop-outs in primary school.
> foster pre-school centres in public primary schools
> Tutoring in public primary schools
> Pedagogical training for teachers
> Parental education
> Specific support for children with learning difficulties
> Support of the national education policy to develop the public preschool system
In Antananarivo, the preschool project supports 13 preschool centres with 2,283 children aged 3 to 5 years old. Tutoring activities involving 41% of students in 13 primary schools allowed 71% of children to join the next grade.