India is home to more than 700 unique tribal communities. There are 104 million tribal peoples forming 8.6% of the total population of the nation. Unfortunately, they continue to have an impoverished state of health and nutrition compared to other population subgroups. The National Health Policy 2017 states that the tribal communities deserve “special attention keeping in mind their geographical and infrastructural challenges”.
Improving tribal health and nutrition outcome is crucial to achieve India’s ambitious commitments towards the Global Goals of
Good Health & Wellbeing
Anamaya, the Tribal Health Collaborative is a multi-stakeholder collaborative committed to end preventable deaths among tribal and other marginalised communities across India.