Garhwal Community Development and Welfare Society

Community Health Programmes

We seek to improve the health status of rural and indigenous populations through research, training and service delivery programmes.

— Dr. Rajesh Singh, Director

Ongoing Programs | Past programs

As District ASHA (accredited social health activist) Resource Centre for Tehri Garhwal

organization is also the DARC (District ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) Resource Centre) for strengthening 1024 ASHA in the district with their capacity building, monitoring, supportive supervision and mentoring of ASHAs and mentoring of ASHAs at Field level.

OBJECTIVE

  • To establish ARC in District Tehri Garhwal
  • To capacitate all ASHA's in Distt Tehri Garhwal
  • To monitor and supervise the function of ASHA's
  • To build up networking/linkage and support with Distt RCH Society, Block PHC's, ASHA's/ANM's, and aganwadi workers

Achievements so far for Distt ASHA resource centre

Capacity building of all 1024 ASHA has been accomplished on the following:-

  1. Module 1-7 (Main topics covered under Module 1-7)
    • Introduction of NRHM, aims and objectives, Role and responsibility of ASHA, How to live healthy life, Body parts, women health, family life education, home remedies, unwanted pregnancy, family planning methods, immunization, comprehensive care during pregnancy, delivery and after delivery for 42 days, malaria, TB, Prevention of RTI/STI
    • New born care, Menstruation, AYUSH, diarrhea, ARI,
    • Wound care, dog and other animal bites Burn, First Aid management
    • HIV/AIDS, Adolescence- the period of growing Helping Adolescent girls to take care of themselves during menstruation
    • Self identity, Role & responsibilities of ASHA as a health worker, Fundamental & human rights , Health rights, Effective communication
    • Decision making power, Leprosy, Total incentives of ASHA
    • Village health planning, Community mobilization and motivation
    • Inter personnel communication, Environmental , Disability, Information collection, VHSC
    • Homeopathy kit, diseases during pregnancy, child diseases, Precaution and treatment 
  2. Village Health and Sanitation Committee(main topics covered)
    • Role and responsibility of Village health and sanitation committee
    • Record maintaining, keeping and utilizing of funds given to VHSC
    • RCH, 108, VHND, RSBY and AIDS
  3. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (topics covered)
    • What is RSBY, Objectives under RSBY, Beneficiaries under RSBY , Amount under RSBY to ASHA, Smart card procedure. Etc.
  4. Adolescent Reproductive and sexual health (ARSH) Topics covered
    • Concept of ARSH, Introduction to Adolescent, Changes in adulthood, Nutrition and problem, RTI/STI and HIV/AIDS.
  5. Home Based Neonatal Care (topics covered)
    • New born care- (immediate after birth, first one hour, 0-2 days and during first month)
    • Post natal care- post natal visits of mother 0-2 days, third day, 7th day, 15th day and 42 day
  6. Voucher Scheme (topics covered)
    • Benefits of BPL families for maternal & child health care in selected private hospitals
  7. Menstrual Hygiene (topics covered)
    • menstrual hygiene & social marketing of Free days sanitary napkins to adolescent girls
  8. Maternal death audit


BUILDING CAPACITIES FOR PROMOTING AND STRENGTHENING MENSTRUAL HYGIENE PRACTICES IN EIGHT DISTRICTS OF UTTARAKHAND

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Group Photo Trainers and Government Officials
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Pre Test Group Work
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Delivering Session  
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DEMONSTRATION OF FREE DAYS SANITARY NAPKIN
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ROLE PLAYS BY PARTICIPANTS USE OF SANITARY NAPKINS

 

DISASTER SITUATION

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RELIEF WORK

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MOBILE HEALTH CLINIC

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