Why do we work in Maharashtra and West Bengal?
Fortify Health identified Maharashtra and West Bengal as its focus states after completing rigorous analyses of all of India's states. These analyses allowed us to identify the regions where our programme would have the highest impact. We looked specifically at: a) the severity of the problem (i.e. anaemia and NTDs) in the state and; b) the potential to scale our intervention across the state. Important indicators that factored into our analyses include: