“PAHAL” is IHAT’s quarterly newsletter highlighting the work done by Government of Uttar Pradesh with the technical support from Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit. The fourth edition of the newsletter highlights the initiatives being undertaken for enlarging the scope and quality of interventions in the area of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health and Nutrition. It also includes various examples of the data driven design of IHAT’s approach to solutions like improving access of women with high risk pregnancy, quality intrapartum care and strengthening continuity of care for the new born, to name a few.
The eighth issue of PAHAL throws light on UP TSU’s support in 2020 to the Government of Uttar Pradesh in managing COVID-19 and continuing healthcare services in the state. In the relentless bid to intensify COVID-19 response in the state, UP TSU has supported the government at each step to overcome multiple challenges including restoring delivery of maternal, newborn and child healthcare services.
The 7th issue of PAHAL chronicles the concerted efforts of the GoUP and UP TSU to restore access and delivery of RMNCH+A & nutrition services in Uttar Pradesh, while managing the COVID crisis. It highlights UP TSU’s efforts to convert to online ecosystem – real-time UPHMIS data updation by ANMs, the LaQshya Resource Package to ensure NQA standards, among other strategy innovations.