Sector Wide Approach to Strengthening Health ( SWASTH )

Bihar Technical Assistance Support Team (BTAST)
Government of Bihar initiative supported by Department for International Development, UK



While the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) define the development discourse at the global level, initiatives such as the Sector Wide Approach to Strengthening Health, in Bihar are contributing in their own ways towards making these goals a reality

Special camps are being organised in the state at public health facilities where haemo-dialysis sessions are being provided at half the market price.

The PHED-CGRC is also developing a mobile application for the officers to view the complaint.

BTAST’s knowledge sharing meet brings together cross-sectoral experts to give a fillip to development in the state.

Thousands of women from rural areas gather in Patna to share how the Gram Varta initiative has brought about a change in health, nutrition and sanitation aspects of their lives.