“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.
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.