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 Monitoring and Evaluation Unit was established within UP TSU, to support the Government of Uttar Pradesh to enhance the use of data for decision-making in terms of data availability, accessibility, quality and use for improved health outcomes. This brief captures the innovative approaches and interventions adopted by UP TSU in strengthening government data eco-system in Uttar Pradesh.
This issue provides an update on UP-TSU’s efforts in integrating the Gender e-module in SBA training, a feedback workshop with Government of Uttar Pradesh health officials by medical college RRTC faculty members and support Monitoring and Evaluation division of National Health Mission on capacity building workshop for State/Division/District officials to improve data-driven decision-making.
In 2014, the Government of Uttar Pradesh, with the support of the UP TSU launched the Nurse Mentoring program in 25 high priority districts of the state. Based on the initial success, the program was scaled up across 820 blocks and 79 District Hospitals. This Photo Story captures the Nurse Mentoring Program at Aligarh District, highlighting the efforts on transition of the program to the government.