An orientation workshop on 'Facts for Life and Transforming the messages into Community Action' was organised by the Department of Community Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, and UNICEF on 11th July 2011. The objective of the workshop was to convey the key messages in the UNICEF publication on prevention of child and maternal deaths, diseases, injuries and violence. Different sessions related to the health of  children and mothers were conducted as part of it.