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BASIC HEALTH CARE SUPPORT


BASIC HEALTH CARE & SUPPORT PROGRAMME


BASIC HEALTH CARE SUPPORT

 

In 2005, IITD launched a project on basic Health Care & Support in 5 villages of Kakdwip Block of 24 Pagans District, with the support of WBVHA, MEMISA & DGDA Belgium.

 

The main motto of this project was to improve the Health condition of the local people by strengthening the health providing system of Govt. of W. B. It is mainly supporting and assisting Govt. Health system in rural areas by finding out of gaps of health services as well as by providing additional support through, Training, Meeting, Seminar, Awareness program for active community participation , Involvement and demand creation for getting Health services as per requirement.

 

                      It is a good Model where Govt. Health Department, NGO’s and community people are involved to assure better Health services is the rural areas. At present IITD is working in 83 villages of Kakdwip Block.

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There has been increase in areas of operation of the programme; at present we are working in 83 villages of 5 panchayats in Kakdwip block covering 26 sub- centers.

IITD played a key role in forming a Health Forum which consists of 16 NGOs of South 24 Parganas, covering 8 blocks.

GOAL:

Basic Health Care Support Programme Of South 24 Parganas aims  at  Establishment  of  Functional  Local  Health  Care System  With  Coherent  Partnership  of  All  Stakeholders Concerned of Health.

OBJECTIVE:

•     To improve and increase Accessibility to Quality Health Care Services for the People of the Target Area.

•     To Ensure and Increase Community Involvement

•     To establish Health Forum for better facilitation

•     To  provide  special  care  services  for  prevention  of malnutrition,  HIV/  AIDS  and  other  communicable diseases.

Target area of Kakdwip block :

26 Sub Centers within five  Panchayats Total Family 22450 (6400+6550+6500+4820+4680) Sex Ratio  941

AREA OF THE PROGRAMME :

Swami Vivekananda Gp -  20 

Sri Sri Ramkrishna Gp -  16

Pratapadityanagar Gp  - 21

Suryanagar GP - 13 

Sree Nagar GP - 13

Total Samsad - 83

POPULATION OF THE TARGET AREA

Pratapadityanagar - 32949

Swami Vivekananda - 38321

Sri sri Ramkrishna - 34627

Suryanagar GP - 27700

Sree Nagar GP-  26448

Total - 160045


SUPPORT T O GOVT . HEAL TH CARE SERVICES


We provide additional support to the health services at sub center level to reduce malnutrition rate as well as  care  for  ANC/PNC  mothers  along  with  govt. health dept. in our working 83 villages of Kakdwip Block. Identified cases are referred to sub center and also for advocacy to gram panchayat VHC/ VHSNC.

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ADVOCACY MEETING WITH DIFFERENT ST AKEHOLDER

Sometimes we conduct govt. programme like International Women Day observation, leprosy control program where BMOH has also taken part. We organized advocacy meeting with different stake holders  &  govt.  official,  PRI personnel,  Health related  activist  like,  BMOH,  Health  Supervisor, ANM,  CDPO,  AWW, counselor  of  ANNESHA clinic etc, regarding the health issues through group meeting or one to one interaction.


HEALTH ORIENTATION/SENSITIZATION PROGRAMME


We have organized   sensitization programme / orientation with VHC, ASHA,SHG,AWW on different health issues like, cervical cancer, growth monitoring weight for height, local health issue, water & sanitation program IMNCI etc.

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COMMUNITY AWARENESS PROGRAMME

We organized community awareness Programe on different issues on health. ANM, 2nd ANM, AWW, VHC members attended  these  programs.  Through  this  program  we  could  reach  extreme  grass  root  level.  From  some  of  these programme mothers got directly benefited and changes were found in spot feeding and family planning, under Sukanya Scheme-19 persons, SASPFUW Scheme -75 persons and Atal Pension scheme- 5 persons were benefited.


CAPACITY BUILDING OF GRASSROOTS CBOS


We  built  up  capacity  of  seven  grass  root  CBO  of Suryanagar,  Pratapaditynagar  &  Vivekananda  gram panchayats  through  several  meetings  &  training programme in order to promote the practice of visiting qualified doctor for any gynecological checkup instead of visiting RMP. The qualified doctors are now involved in rendering services at sub center.  Women & adolescent girls have changed their mindset & started coming to sub center for checkup on regular basis.

 

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LOCAL HEALTH INITIATIVE TAKEN

 

We provided support to different community based organizing to inspire their own local issue based program adopted at their one initiative. We provided hand wash materials to several ICDS center to promote hygiene practice among children from early child hood and the materials of toilet construction. To poor People to protect them from diseases caused by health determinants due to lack of toilet; the issue was raised by local CBOs who donated some materials; IITD donated some materials support for toilet construction.

nt-size:12.0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The main motto of this project was to improve the Health condition of the local people by strengthening the health providing system of Govt. of W. B. It is mainly supporting and assisting Govt. Health system in rural areas by finding out of gaps of health services as well as by providing additional support through, Training, Meeting, Seminar, Awareness program for active community participation , Involvement and demand creation for getting Health services as per requirement.

 

                      It is a good Model where Govt. Health Department, NGO’s and community people are involved to assure better Health services is the rural areas. At present IITD is working in 83 villages of Kakdwip Block.

ADOLESCENT HEALTH :

SENSITIZATION PROGRAM AT VILLAGE LEVEL ON ADOLESCENT HEALTH:

Sensitisation programmes were held through awareness camps/fair  involving  the  adolescent  groups  in  the villages.

ADOLESCENT COMMITTEE FORMATION & UP GRADATION & NETWORKING

We arranged different adolescents programme at village level. Adolescents are very much active to participate in these program; after program they called us to discuss their problems over Tele phone.

Three days training with 45 adolescent was organized for  up  gradation  of  Adolescent  group.    Adolescent village level group was also trained through our village level activist. We also arranged on regular basis training on  Pranayama  for  the  purpose  of  propagation  of  the concept of pranayama and their involvement.   Several Trainings on recitation were also organized; total 112 no of  adolescent  have  been  brought  in  the  fold  of Adolescent Committee.