Sumati Das, an auxiliary nurse midwife, counsels Aniya Mohanty and her husband on the importance of prenatal immunization in Jamarasuain village, Odisha.

India’s Men Assist Maternal Health Campaign

Women are running the “cold chains” crucial to the success of any immunization drive. They’re also administering the medicine, keeping track of records and swaying male attitudes that seemed unalterably opposed just 10 years ago.