The Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit has established concurrent monitoring systems in the 100 Blocks of 25 high priority districts of the state – one of them being the Community Behaviour Tracking Surveys (CBTS). This report highlights the key findings of the first round of CBTS conducted for the year 2014. It provides important information on the current status of several of the RMNCH+A indicators at the block level. The data and the inferences have played a pivotal role in defining and designing strategies to improve health outcomes by equally focusing on the community health workers, facility improvements and systems for data, supplies, etc.
A well-functioning health system ensures equitable access and use of essential medical products with high quality & safety standards, along with being cost-effective. A system design to deliver quality drugs in public health facilities is critical. This note captures the system design changes done by the Government of Uttar Pradesh with the support of the UP TSU in establishing a well-functioning public health supply chain system.
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.
The Uttar Pradesh COVID-19 Unified Data Platform was developed and implemented as the state’s digital response to the pandemic. This comprehensive platform brought together all the public and private stakeholders engaged in the state’s COVID-19 health response, thus ensuring that the State has a single point of truth with respect to the pandemic management.