Towards a healthy, prosperous life

    BBC Media Action is working with partners, ranging from NGOs and street theatre companies to major players in the commercial mobile industry.

  • Where

    A Bihar village

    What does it mean to be working in Bihar? A state with a population of 104 million people and some of the highest maternal and infant mortality rates in the world.

  • What

    Women listening to a radio programme

    As part of the Ananya programme, BBC Media Action is shaping demand and practice related to family health in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states.


    A mother's smile

    We continually track the reach and usage of our interventions, and use a range of approaches and methodologies to evaluate their impact on family health in Bihar.

  • How

    Teaching Community Health Workers the techniques of negotiation

    We're taking a 360 degree approach to improving family health in Bihar; extending ideas across multiple platforms, where messages reinforce each other to reach multiple audiences.