Around the world, the pandemic is all anyone can talk about. All eyes are on the
spread of the virus. The crisis is challenging families, communities, health care systems, and governments.
This page brings together several initiatives and response measures by IPE Global through its various
projects to help manage and mitigate the virus risk.
Through IPE Global's PAHAL project, USAID India to support the National Health Authority in establishing Blending Financial Facility in order to mobilise resources from private sector to assist over 20,000 health facilities enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
IPE CKD with UNDP has developed a swipe-based game - a first in a series of three games which helps in reinforcing behaviour change communication to fight against COVID-19. Available in 7 Indian languages (Hindi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telegu and Bangla) and 5 International languages (English, French, Portuguese, Arabic and Tetum), the game tracks user response and sends relevant messages.
Migrant workers constitute a large part of the informal sector which employs close to 93% of workers in India 1 and contributes nearly 50% of economic output 2 . They lack safe working or living conditions, face forced labour, gender-based discrimination and barely subsist on average INR 500 per day. 90% of health expenditure is out of pocket, (OopE) which has severe long-term consequences for health and earnings.
An update on the crisis shared by our health team that leverages existing state and district level activities to integrate COVID-19 response measures.
Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI), a health initiative between Government of India and Norway and State Health Society of Bihar to support the Government of Bihar to develop AI based solution.
A World Bank report found India had been making significant progress and was close to losing its status as the country with the most poor citizens. The impact of Modi’s lockdown risks reversing those gains.