“IHAT’s Uttar Pradesh Technical Support has established concurrent monitoring systems in the 100 Blocks of 25 high priority districts (HPDs) of the states – one of the monitoring mechanisms being the Rolling Facility Survey (RFS), which periodically monitors the progress in the knowledge, skills and practices of nurses in the facilities of the intervention area, and helps making mid-course corrections in the nurse-mentoring programme. The present report brings forth a comparative status of the maternal and newborn healthcare practices in public health facilities in the intervention area. In addition, the report also provides the progress in the knowledge and skills of Staff Nurses/Auxiliary Nurse Midwives on the themes related to maternal and newborn healthcare.
The eighth issue of PAHAL throws light on UP TSU’s support in 2020 to the Government of Uttar Pradesh in managing COVID-19 and continuing healthcare services in the state. In the relentless bid to intensify COVID-19 response in the state, UP TSU has supported the government at each step to overcome multiple challenges including restoring delivery of maternal, newborn and child healthcare services.
The 7th issue of PAHAL chronicles the concerted efforts of the GoUP and UP TSU to restore access and delivery of RMNCH+A & nutrition services in Uttar Pradesh, while managing the COVID crisis. It highlights UP TSU’s efforts to convert to online ecosystem – real-time UPHMIS data updation by ANMs, the LaQshya Resource Package to ensure NQA standards, among other strategy innovations.