The Community Behaviour Tracking Survey (CBTS) is an integral part of a standard monitoring system established for tracking the progress of the Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit’s community intervention program. CBTS Round three provides the district level estimates on key reproductive, maternal, new born and child health indicators. This report puts forth some priority areas such as full antenatal care, postnatal care, exclusive breastfeeding, skin-to-skin care, full immunization, and unmet need for family planning, which need to be prioritized for certain population groups and districts in order to minimize the risk of neonatal deaths and maternal mortality in the state. The estimates and analysis provided in the report have provided workable insights for the district and block level health officials to review develop, implement and prioritize specific plans for the improvement of RMNCH indicators in their respective areas
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.