This program focuses on providing and linking primary health care services, family planning and child health, nutrition and awareness of health issues and health-related social issues like female foeticide and HIV-AIDS to various program components. CORD earlier worked to strengthen community health at the sub-primary level through CBOs, Village Health Guides (VHGs), Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs/Dais). Now, it integrates its programs with the government frontline functionaries such as ASHA workers, Aganwadi workers and multi-purpose health workers posted at the Panchayat level by the government.
CORD’s nutrition program with special focus on maternal and child health, by increasing the awareness, too integrates with the government frontline functionaries and it emphasizes on food security and proper balanced diet through growth of kitchen garden, diary, poultry and cultivation of pulses and promotion of sustainable

organic agriculture. CORD is also working to promote basic sanitation and hygiene practices in association with CBOs through awareness programs, focus group discussions, health and hygiene education, presentations on best practices, volunteer resource person trainings, constructing over 12,000 low cost toilet units, soakage pits, and garbage pits etc.