Technical Resources


Equity Matters: Lessons from MCHIP and CSHGP in Measuring and Improving Equity

Publish Date: June 2014
Author: MCHIP

MCHIP worked with the Child Survival and Health Grants Program (CSHGP) to provide technical assistance and to share grantees’ experiences and expertise within MCHIP programming. Key to achieving impact at scale is making sure that interventions reach those who need them most and there is equitable distribution of coverage across socioeconomic, ethnic, gender, and other population groups within countries. This …


Addressing equity and reaching the underserved and unreached in India

Publish Date: May 2013
Author: Singh Sagar K., Taneja G., Mishra S., Mentey V.K., Gupta S.

An article by MCHIP staff on “reaching the unreached” in India was published in a book of proceedings of the 13th World Congress on Public Health. The article, entitled “Addressing equity and reaching the underserved and unreached in India,” focuses on MCHIP’s work to improve the coverage and quality of immunization services through support to the universal immunization programme (UIP). It …


Applying an Equity Lens in the Decade of Vaccines

Author: Robert Steinglass (MCHIP/JSI), Lara Brearley (Save the Children), Rudi Eggers (WHO), and Jos Vandelaer (UNICEF)

To showcase recent developments and new directions in global immunization, the peer-reviewed medical journal Vaccine has published a special supplement this month on the Decade of Vaccines (DoV). MCHIP, Save the Children, WHO, and UNICEF co-authored the article “Applying an Equity Lens in the Decade of Vaccines.” Emphasizing the importance of addressing the inequities in immunization, this article sets forth …


Checklist for Health Equity Programming

Author: MCHIP

This checklist will help identify gaps in the details needed for health equity programming and communicating about the equity approach. It complements a larger reference document, Considerations for Incorporating Health Equity into Project Designs: A Guide for Community-oriented Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Projects, which includes an annex of worksheets to keep track of information needed to make decisions about …


Considerations for Incorporating Health Equity into Project Designs: A Guide for Community-Oriented Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Projects

Author: MCHIP

This guide was developed to give those who design and implement community-oriented health programs a systematic way of ensuring that equity is incorporated into program designs and that its improvement can be better demonstrated and explained. It focuses on equitable health outcomes.


India’s Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Strategy

Publish Date: July 2014
Author: MCHIP

The Government of India is committed to protecting the lives and health of women, adolescents, and children. At the Global Child Survival Call to Action: A Promise to Keep in 2012, India’s Honorable Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad assured the audience that India would remain at the forefront of the global war against maternal and …