India

Making Polio History

PCI's Programs in India Contribute to Global Efforts to Eradicate the Disease In the global fight against infectious disease, victories of every size deserve to be celebrated. Any increase in vaccinations and decrease in the number of new cases bring us one step closer to eradication. PCI has made strong headway in the fight against [...]

Providing Skills and Hope to Vulnerable Children and Youth: PCI India’s Drop-in Centers

By Edward Scholl Country Director, PCI India Less than a mile from Red Fort, an impressive 17th-century fort complex in the walled city of Old Delhi, lies a bustling commercial hub where truckers bring goods from around the country every day. Down the back alleys of this neighborhood is where PCI has operated a “drop-in [...]

By | 2017-12-07T15:12:12+00:00 August 3rd, 2013|Hardship, India, Vocational Training, Youth, Youth Leadership|

PCI Taking the Lead on Strengthening HIV Testing Facilities

By Arti Bhanot Knowledge Management & Learning Specialist at PCI India PCI India’s pioneering work on quality improvement in HIV laboratory services HIV testing labs reach out to about 20 million clients across India. PCI, since 2009, implements the country’s only HIV testing laboratory strengthening project (PRATIBHA) with funding from U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention [...]

By | 2017-12-07T15:20:02+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, From the Leadership, Health, HIV/AIDS, India|

Latest News on India Floods

July 3, 2013 - More than two weeks after pre-monsoon rains triggered flash floods and landslides in the northeast state of Uttarakhand, India, the exact number of those killed and missing is still unknown as heavy rains continue to hamper humanitarian efforts. At least 3,000 are believed to be missing and some 100,000 people have [...]

By | 2017-12-08T09:36:09+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|Disaster Response, Hardship, India|

India Flooding: Update

June 24, 2013 - An estimated 1,000 fatalities have been reported in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India, following nine days of flash floods and landslides. Heavy monsoon rains are predicted to continue through the week and the situation is expected to get worse, with hundreds of thousands of people left stranded or displaced and [...]

By | 2017-12-08T09:43:41+00:00 June 24th, 2013|Disaster Response, Hardship, India|