The use of traditional methods of family planning has increased in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar over time. Although the family planning programs strive to improve modern contraceptive use, Traditional still contribute significantly to the overall contraceptive use. This brief highlights the reasons for this increase, whether it is by choice or due to inadequate family planning services, and ways to improve efficient traditional and modern methods use.
The 19th edition of the PAHAL newsletter provides updates on UP-TSU’s efforts in strengthening the SBA recruitment process through digitalisation, digitally enabling FLWs with eKavach implementation improving the health data quality across all 18 divisions of the state, and other key activities.
A Monitoring and Evaluation Unit was established within UP TSU, to support the Government of Uttar Pradesh to enhance the use of data for decision-making in terms of data availability, accessibility, quality and use for improved health outcomes. This brief captures the innovative approaches and interventions adopted by UP TSU in strengthening government data eco-system in Uttar Pradesh.
Case Study Workbook for counselors was developed to support counselors and service providers to communicate effectively on family planning by using a case study approach to understand the various challenging situations faced by the community with respect to family planning.