Association of identification of facility and transportation for childbirth with institutional delivery in high priority districts of Uttar Pradesh, India

Timely and skilled care is key to reducing maternal and neonatal mortality. Birth preparedness involves preparation for safe childbirth during the antenatal period to reach the appropriate health facility for ensuring safe delivery. This paper aims to assess the levels of birth preparedness, its determinants and association with institutional deliveries in High Priority Districts of Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Continuing Medical Education for strengthening core competencies of Medical Professionals

Continuing Medical Education (CME) helps increase the knowledge and skills of the medical fraternity and remain adept with the latest medical and technological developments. This document provides an overview of the Regional Resource Training Centre (RRTC) intervention, an initiative involving medical colleges to support CME for improved MNCH outcomes among public sector doctors and facility health-care teams in Uttar Pradesh.

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The contribution of district prioritization on maternal and newborn health interventions coverage in rural India

In 2001, India prioritized eight most socioeconomically disadvantaged states known as Empowered Action Group (EAG) states and in 2013, it prioritized 190 of the 718 as high priority districts (HPDs) to accelerate the decline in maternal and newborn mortality. This paper assesses whether the HPDs achieved a greater coverage of maternal and newborn health interventions than the non-HPDs and HPDs in EAG states achieved greater coverage than those in non-EAG states.

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PAHAL Quarterly Video Magazine UP TSU

The video magazine provides a glimpse of UP TSU’s initiatives undertaken during the year 2019 in collaboration with the Government of Uttar Pradesh and with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Facility Readiness for Child Health Services in 25 High Priority Districts of Uttar Pradesh

Facility readiness for child health services is significant to overall improvement in the health system. This document throws light on the results of the UP-TSU child health facility readiness assessments and its utilisation in developing evidence-based plans for facility strengthening at the district hospitals in 25 High Priority Districts.

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