The Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit provides technical support to the Government of Uttar Pradesh in the area of Reproductive, Maternal, New born, Child and Adolescent. This video highlights the significant role of the Community Resource Person in developing the capacity of frontline workers, specifically that of ASHA workers. It throws light on the maintenance of ASHA diary and home visits and how the frontline workers have gained respect and acceptance in the community in Block Bilaspur, District Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
ASHAs act as an interface between the community and the public health system in creating awareness on health and its social determinants within the community, and mobilizing the community towards local health planning and increased utilization of health services. This brief highlights importance of building capacities of ASHAs through the cluster meeting platform.
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.