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 AAA meetings being conducted at Cluster Khempur, Block Swar, District Rampur (Uttar Pradesh). The specialty of the AAA meetings is that ASHA, Anganwadi and ANMs of the particular block come together for a meeting to discuss the challenges faced and the possible solutions to provide quality care and support to the community. The Community Resource Persons build the capacities of Frontline Workers and facilitate the meetings with the aim to work towards reducing maternal and infant mortality through collaborative solution seeking approach.
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.