Understanding the Prevalence and Geographic Heterogeneity of SARS‑CoV‑2 Infection: Findings of the First Serosurvey in Uttar Pradesh, India

Population-based serological antibody test for SARS-CoV-2 infection helps in estimating the exposure in the community. This study presents the findings of the first district representative seroepidemiological survey conducted between 4 and 10 September 2020 among the population aged 5 years and above in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

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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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Nurse Mentors: Bridging the Gaps for a Transformative Healthcare System

The Nurse Mentoring program aims to improve the knowledge, skills and practices of the staff nurses around mother and newborn care, intra-partum and post-partum care and management of maternal and newborn complications, through its dedicated workforce/change agents called Nurse Mentors. This brief highlights the transformative role of Nurse Mentors in the health care system in Uttar Pradesh.

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PAHAL Issue 11

The 11th issue of PAHAL highlights the efforts of the Government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP), with support from UP TSU, in converting challenges into health benefits. This includes adopting a strengthened methodology for public health denominators for better resource allocation, planning and monitoring. The issue also throws light on the GoUP Nurse Mentors’ training at the newly developed skills labs and some key digital health and family planning interventions.

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Training the Nurses on Mentoring Methodology

Nurse Mentoring Methodology orients the nurse mentors on principles of mentoring, adult learning practices, rapport building, their roles and responsibilities, documentation, record keeping and other quality improvement initiatives.

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