The Community Behaviour Tracking Survey Round two, designed and implemented by the Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit, highlights the comparative analysis of the information collected from women (who had delivered children in last two years) in the 20 lowest performing blocks, surveyed in last two rounds. The data highlights some of the challenges of creating adequate demand and behaviour change in communities. It stresses on the need to respond to gaps in the supply, particularly in terms of delivery points, First Referral Units, as well as in the skills and practices of health care providers. The data and inferences have been instrumental in implementing specific plans for the improvement of health and nutrition at district and block levels.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced digression within public health interventions across the globe. As the world learns to cope with the new normal, it is important to ensure that vulnerable populations continue to access life saving health services. This report documents the COVID-19 interventions by IHAT in India and PHDA in Kenya, both in partnership with IGPH, University of Manitoba.
The video magazine provides a glimpse of UP TSU’s initiatives undertaken during the year 2019 in collaboration with the Government of Uttar Pradesh and with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
PAHAL Issue 6 takes you through the ongoing work of effectivising public health service-delivery in Uttar Pradesh. Read the issue to know how novel e-learning platforms are helping in building the capacity of the health workers. The issue also includes the solutions adopted to address the on-site service delivery gaps with due COVID-19 precautionary measures.