PAHAL Issue ten captures some of the key interventions of the Government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP) supported by UP TSU. This includes, capacity building of stakeholders to treat pediatric population as a preparation to Covid-19 pandemic. It has also covered short studies related to reasons for homebirth in Balrampur, tracking GoUP’s family planning program and understanding exposure to SARS-CoV-2 infection in Uttar Pradesh.
The SDGs aim at satisfying three-fourths of family planning needs through modern contraceptive methods by 2030. However, the traditional methods (TM) of family planning use are on the rise, along with modern contraception in Uttar Pradesh (UP), the most populous Indian state. This study attempts to explore the dynamics of rising TM use in the state.
This brief identifies the opportunity gaps in the effective coverage cascade for prevention of anaemia among pregnant women in India. The effective coverage cascade is used to identify coverage gaps, quantify coverage at each step, determine where the largest gaps exist within the cascade and prioritize where actions are most urgent. The findings are based on NFHS 5 data.
The fifteenth edition of PAHAL newsletter throws light on UP TSU’s support to GoUP in adopting a scientific approach for allocating Area of Responsibility (AoR) to ANMs working in sub-centres; also, geo-mapping of more than 1,80,000 Anganwadi Centres across the state by ICDS department with the support of UP TSU has been the highlight of the quarter.